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2020
Manon Petit
03 JUL

First MSc graduates in Solar Energy at DTU

Diplomas are now being issued to the first graduates from DTU’s Solar Energy study line, which is a new specialization under the MSc programme Sustainable Energy

Solar energy Energy Energy production
Gerald Englmair PhD at DTU Civil Engineering has documented that salt batteries can cover up to 71 percent of the heat demand in an energy-efficient three-person house in Danish climate. Photo: Joachim Rode.
24 JAN

Energy for future heating systems can be stored in salt

Solar thermal collectors, combined with the storage of energy in salt batteries, can cover 71 percent of the heating demand in houses.

Energy Electricity supply Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
2019
Solceller sommer 700x350
20 DEC

DTU researchers develop sustainable tandem solar cell

Researchers at DTU have succeeded in developing a tandem solar cell based on sustainable materials, which even beats the energy-efficiency world record for this type of...

Solar energy
Colourbox: tag med solceller
05 SEP

The solar cells of tomorrow come in all colours and patterns

Ugly solar energy systems on roofs are to be a thing of the past. Tomorrow’s solar cells must be integrated in the roof or façade of the buildings so that...

Solar energy
Photo: Bax Lindhardt
26 JUN

New lab completes teaching in solar cell systems

In June, 12 students from the three-week Applied Photovoltaics course were the first to use a new laboratory in which you can build and test full-sized solar panels.

Solar energy
24 JUN

Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and fluctuating input from renewable energy sources.

Energy systems Solar energy
Photo: Peter Aagaard Brixen
27 MAY

Fungal batteries will store alternative energy

Researchers from DTU and Aalborg University receive donation from Novo Nordisk Foundation for the development of biodegradable batteries.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Biological systems Energy storage Electricity supply Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry Climate adaption
Photo: Colourbox
20 FEB

DTU leading major project on future EU energy research

New European project headed by DTU to set the framework for the future of EU energy funding and research based on new catalysis methods.

Energy Solar energy Energy production Energy systems
Photo: Private
18 FEB

Intern influences Greenland’s energy production

BEng student Rune Rysbjerg Møller’s work with renewable energy has made a big impression at his Greenlandic internship company.

Energy Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
2018
Photo: Colourbox
27 DEC

Solar energy theme: Here comes the sun

Solar energy has been gaining ground in recent years.

Energy Solar energy
Photo: Jesper Scheel
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
Photo: Büro Jantzen
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers
Photo: Zac Durant on Unsplash
27 DEC

New Solar Energy study programme

DTU students can now choose to specialize in Solar Energy.

Energy Solar energy
Photo: Solar DTU
27 DEC

Solar DTU is the way to collaboration

Solar DTU will make it easier to gain access to the University’s solar energy research and consultancy.

Energy Solar energy
Photo: Büro Jantzen
27 DEC

Denmark at global front within solar heating

Denmark is a world leader within solar heating, and foreign experts travel to DTU to conduct research and test new technologies.

Energy Solar energy Energy production
In Kenya, citizens without access to the central power grid can still get power from small solar cell systems. Photo: Mathilde Brix Pedersen.
27 DEC

Solar cells can pave the way to prosperity in Africa

Solar cells could help many African countries obtain cheap electricity, provide more jobs, and experience economic growth without impacting the global climate.

Energy Electricity supply Solar energy
DTU researchers are testing the integration of renewable energy in the test laboratory on DTU Risø Campus. Photo: Torben Nielsen.
27 DEC

The birthplace of tomorrow’s energy system

In an expanded and ambitious test laboratory, researchers will develop a flexible energy system based on many different technologies that will provide heat and electricity...

Energy systems Solar energy
Solar farm on DTU Risø Campus
12 OCT

DTU optimizes solar cell technology

DTU researchers will test a new type of solar cell technology that harvests energy from two sides.     

Energy efficiency Energy production Solar energy
Jens Wenzel Andreasen received grant
13 APR

Professor in material research receives honorary award

Professor Jens Wenzel Andreasen, DTU Energy, has received an honorary award from the Ingeborg and Leo Dannin's Foundation for Scientific Research.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy production Solar energy
Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO2 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 something...

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