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2019
16 JUL

Holiday homes with swimming pool can become more climate-friendly

A research project shows that CO2 emissions can be reduced significantly by controlling the heating of indoor pools in accordance with the production of wind energy.

Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy systems
2018
11 OCT

DTU joins the Brazilian boost of research in Energy Technologies

The São Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP) and the Shell Company have established an international Center for Innovation on New Energies (CINE) with strong industrial...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Electrochemistry
Uddannelses- og forskningsminister Tommy Ahlers besøgte DTU Energi for at høre om dansk forskning i udvikling af nye batterimaterialer og katalysatorer, og brug af kunstig intelligens i energiplanlægning
03 OCT

The Minister heard about artificial intelligence and new materials for energy...

The Danish Minister of Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers visited DTU to hear about accelerated discovery of new battery materials and catalysts, and the use...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
15 JUN

Join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 16 November 2018

DTU Energy invites you to participate in the department’s annual PhD symposium. The venue of the symposium is DTU’s meeting centre, building 101A, Anker Engelunds Vej...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Electrochemistry
06 JUN

Temperature fluctuations in homes can be utilized in green transition

Flexible temperatures between 20-24 degrees Celsius in dwellings can reduce heat consumption and boost utilization of renewable energy.

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy efficiency Energy storage
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO 2 and methane in the atmosphere is rising and smog clouds hang heavily over the world's big cities. Top researchers from all over the world aim to do...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
2017
DTU Energy PhD Symposium 2017
24 NOV

Industry impressed by high standard at PhD Symposium

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus, where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists, engineers...

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology
DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree 2017
28 JUL

DTU Energy took part in the Jamboree Denmark 2017

DTU Energy took part in the International Jamboree Denmark 2017, the largest jamboree in Denmark, where 36.000 Danish and international scouts and guides met this week...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
13 JUL

How can electric vehicles be an asset to the power system?

Peter Bach Andersen, project manager for the Parker Project, explains the technology behind the grid integrated vehicle and why it is of more value to society than an ordinary...

Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
1st International Conference on Electrolysis at DTU
03 JUL

Overwhelming success for Electrolysis conference in the research community

Successful DTU conference on electrolysis gave researchers and the industry an international forum to exchange and share information and ideas on research, development...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Electrochemistry
20 APR

Great results for active distribution network automation

“Ideal Grid for All” was the vision of a project collaboration between 13 European academic and industrial organisations – a vision that is now very close to becoming a...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Wind energy Solar energy Power stations Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
Inaugural of professors Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen March 2017
04 APR

DTU Energy strengthens research in materials with two professors

Poul Norby and Jens Wenzel Andreasen were appointed Professors at DTU Energy 1 December 2016, and on Friday 31 March they gave their two inaugural lectures.

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Electrochemistry
03 APR

New project on large scale electrical vehicle integration

A new project just got officially funded and will run between April 2017 and March 2020. The Project is called Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services (ACES) and intends...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy Solar energy Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply Electrical engineering
01 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn demonstrates first grid integrated battery storage in Denmark

Later this afternoon a large battery connected to the main grid in Nordhavn is officially inaugurated. The battery is part of the EnergyLab Nordhavn project, developing...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy
23 FEB

Elite Research travel grant allows Dominik to learn from the best

PhD-student Dominik Franjo Dominkovic from DTU Energy has been awarded the Elite Research travel grant by the Danish Ministry for Higher Education and Science.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy production Energy storage
26 JAN

Kick-starting electrical trains using floating magnets

A novel floating magnetic flywheel will reduce peak loads on the electricity grid when the train services in Denmark become fully electrified. The flywheel and the integrated...

Electrotechnology Energy Electromagnetism Energy storage Energy efficiency
2016
Megha Rao won a price for her poster presentation at DTU Energys annual PhD Symposium 2016
23 NOV

Industry got insight into the latest Danish energy research

DTU Energy held its annual PhD symposium with industrial participation at DTU Lyngby Campus where PhD students could discuss their research with scientists and representatives...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Electromagnetism Sensors Electrochemistry Catalysis
03 NOV

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Do not miss this unique opportunity to get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 18 November...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Magnets Electrochemistry
01 NOV

Sino-Danish workshop opened for more research in non-polluting energy production

DTU Energy hosted this year’s Denmark-China Bilateral Workshop on Energy Conversion and Storage and over the two-day workshop the participants from DTU, three Chinese...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
24 MAY

Salt and solar heat can power future houses

Salt and solar heat can be used to replace fossil fuels for heating houses. A new PhD thesis is testing two prototypes, where solar energy is stored in a salt compound...

Energy storage Solar energy Energy production Energy efficiency
11 APR

EcoGrid 2.0 Kick-off - Flexibility for users is key to succes

The EcoGrid 2.0 project's vision is to develop, test and demonstrate an electricity market for flexibility, that meets the customers' daily needs and make it easy to choose...

Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Wind energy Solar energy Electrical engineering
11 MAR

The cities can become fossil-free, if they think 'smart'

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO 2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
04 MAR

Gaming to learn about renewables in electricity markets

The MSc course "Renewables in electricity markets" at DTU Elektro has attracted nearly 90 students in 2016, even though it is given for the second year only. One of the...

Electrical engineering Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy production Energy storage Energy systems
19 JAN

110 octane fuel from wind and manure

In a basement in North Zealand, a small test set-up is producing the carbon-neutral fuel—methanol. Chemically pure, odourless and burning with a clear blue flame, methanol...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
04 JAN

The car will be more than just a means of transport

The Japanese automotive giant Nissan and a team of researchers from DTU Electrical Engineering have become the first in the world to make a mass-produced electric vehicle...

Transport economy Innovation and product development Climate adaption Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Electronics
04 JAN

The battery—heart of the electric car

Batteries twice as powerful as those currently available may finally herald the breakthrough of electric cars. Developing such batteries is the goal of a European, DTU...

Electricity supply Energy storage Energy efficiency Electronics Innovation and product development Transport economy
04 JAN

Electric vehicles are the long-term solution

In the opinion of Niels Buus Kristensen, Head of Department at DTU Transport and a member of the Danish government’s climate advisory committee, electric vehicles hold...

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Electronics Electrical engineering Energy efficiency Energy storage
04 JAN

Electric vehicle of the future

How will electric vehicles develop? Associate Professor Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering  shares his thoughts on the subject.

Electronics Energy efficiency Energy storage Electricity supply Transport economy Transport models Transport behaviour Innovation and product development Climate adaption
2015
27 MAY

Rechargeable zinc-air batteries may be a way to counter energy dependency of fossil...

Storage of energy from renewable energy sources is vital to Europe’s energy policy. DTU Energy and partners use atomic modelling to develop a rechargeable zinc-air battery...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
27 JAN

Prof. Tejs Vegge honored for his scientific work within computational design of...

Professor Tejs Vegge of the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage has been awarded DKK 100,000 by the Ellen and Hans Hermer’s Foundation. ...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
26 JAN

The next generation battery materials will be found using supercomputers

Senior researcher Juan Maria García Lastra from the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage, DTU, has been granted 7 million DKK by the Villum Foundation to develop...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
2014
03 DEC

Innovation Fund Denmark invests 33 million DKK in DTU Energy

DTU heads nine out of the 15 research projects that will receive funding from Innovation Fund Denmark . Two of those DTU-projects will be headed by DTU Energy.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
01 DEC

PhD students set a high standard for the coming generations of students

DTU Energy’s second yearly PhD symposium with industry participation showed the high quality research being done within energy technologies. Professors and industrial...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
01 DEC

CEO of PeltPower 'PhD symposium open up for new interesting ways of doing things...

DTU Energy held their annually PhD Symposium with industrial participation. The CEO of PeltPower, Niels Lindeburg, participated to network and because knowledge of new...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
11 NOV

Get the insight on the latest research within sustainable energy technologies...

DTU Energy Conversion hereby invites interested PhD students and companies to the department’s second annual PhD symposium with industry participation at DTU Lyngby Campus...

Energy storage Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Physics
2013
30 OCT

New EcoGrid EU report about smartgrid project on Bornholm

 ”New EcoGrid EU report: From Design to Implementation.” report is about the EcoGrid EU project.  A large-scale demonstration of consumer participation in the balancing...

Electricity supply Climate change Energy systems Solar energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
13 MAY

Ammonia is nothing like Lithiumbatteries – or is it?

Two articles researchers from DTU Energy Conversion and partners published in "The Journal of Chemical Physics", vol. 138, p. 164701, 28th of April 2013, and "The Journal...

Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy