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Foto: Maersk Line
03 DEC

Large ships must run on green fuel

Gas produced from biowaste and wind may make shipping traffic carbon neutral. Maersk Line has teamed up with DTU and Chinese partners to develop sustainable fuel for large...

Bioenergy Engineering Ships and offshore constructions
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
02 JUL

Roskilde Festival sustainability lab for students

For the tenth time, a group of DTU students used Roskilde Festival as an outdoor laboratory for testing new technologies that can make the festival more sustainable and...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Wind energy Innovation and product development Entrepreneurship Waste management Building design
Illustration: Gert K. Nielsen
23 APR

Wind turbines to venture out into the deep sea

Floating offshore wind turbines are gaining ground. A new Danish project aims to make it cheaper and easier to produce floating foundations for deep water.

Energy Wind energy Energy production Construction and mechanics
2018
Photo: DFD
06 SEP

Industrial processes to be electrified

Ambitious research project wants to find electric solutions to replace heat treatment in for instance the food industry and in laundries. The next step is a national strategy...

Construction and mechanics Electricity supply Energy
2016
Photo: Nina Marie Sigvardsen, DTU Civil Engineering
13 DEC

Wood ash as a cement replacement reduces CO2 emissions

Researchers at DTU Civil Engineering wish to conduct research on the possibility of replacing parts of cement in concrete production with wood ash. The method will produce...

Construction materials Waste management Energy efficiency
Platform
14 OCT

Better water management will make oil extraction more efficient in the future

New development partnership will minimize human error in the management of the constantly increasing volume of water processed on platforms in the Danish part of the North...

Robot technology and automation Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy production Ships and offshore constructions Fossil fuels
Photo: Ingrid Marie Vincent Andersen
13 APR

Waste heat from ship engines can be used for electricity production

In industry, there are many sources of low-temperature heat—heat which is often found in connection with waste products such as the hot exhaust gases from a ship...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions
Photo: DTU
18 JAN

They break turbine blades at Risø

Experiments run in a test hall on DTU Risø Campus demonstrate when, where and how turbine blades break.

Wind energy Energy efficiency Energy production Engineering
Småplettet rødhaj
12 JAN

Shark skin with X factor

Flow dynamics: A course project on sharkskin which can be used to make hulls more streamlined suddenly went from being a university project to a research project attracting...

Energy Ships and offshore constructions
2015
Photo: Joachim Rode
02 NOV

Three researchers about to defend their doctoral theses

Three DTU researchers will defend their doctoral theses this autumn.

Construction and mechanics Wind energy Catalysis Marine research
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
27 MAY

DTU Roadrunners rise from the ashes to set new world record

In spite of a burned-out engine compartment two days before race start, DTU Roadrunners managed to set a new world record in fuel efficiency at the recent Shell Eco-marathon...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Fossil fuels Energy efficiency Energy production
Photo: Matteo Pettinari
12 MAR

New road surface saves fuel and cuts carbon emissions

The more resistance tyres encounter on the road surface, the more fuel the vehicle consumes. That is why developing new types of asphalt to reduce rolling resistance helps...

Energy efficiency CO2 separation and CO2 storage Construction materials Building production and management
Photo: Mikal Schlosser – Lars Holtse Bonde is on the far right.
11 MAR

Two sleepless days produced a business plan

Having been given data by the Municipality of Lyngby-Tårbæk and 48 hours to work on them, the winners of the Big Data Hackathon developed a concept that they...

Construction and mechanics Energy Information technology
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
02 MAR

EliteForsk scholarships awarded to researcher talents

Three PhD students from DTU were presented with travel scholarships at the annual EliteForsk Conference. The conference also celebrated the other prize winners from the...

Mathematical analysis Construction materials Bridge constructions Fuel cells
Photo: Team DTU
08 JAN

Challenge for tomorrow’s home

In the international Solar Decathlon competition, students will translate knowledge into practice and be equipped for a future job in the construction industry which more...

Building design Building construction Construction materials Indoor climate Energy
2014
14 JUN

InnovationsFonden grants DKK14 mio for new project

InnovationsFonden was established as of 1 April 2014 by bringing together research, technology development and innovation grants from the Danish Council of Strategic Research...

Electrotechnology Energy Environment and pollution Medicine and medico technology Wind energy Construction and mechanics IT systems Innovation and product development
Among other initiatives, Samsung C&T is behind the construction of the sustainable house 'Green Tomorrow'. Photo: Samsung C&T
10 JUN

From Burj Khalifa to green cities of the future

DTU and South Korea have forged strong ties in recent years—one such tie unites construction giant Samsung C&T with the Danish research project—CITIES...

Construction and mechanics Energy efficiency
Foto: Søren Svendsen
20 MAY

DTU wins European Championship in green driving

DTU Roadrunners took first place in the Shell Eco Marathon on Sunday afternoon with their bioethanol-powered car called Dynamo, covering an impressive 599 km on the equivalent...

Construction and mechanics Combustion engines Engineering Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Energy production Climate change
2013
Photo: Kontraframe
10 DEC

More space and light with climate-friendly concrete

Minimum thickness, low weight and remarkable insulation. A new construction system featuring high-strength concrete is good news for the climate. It can be used both in...

Construction and mechanics Construction materials Energy efficiency Building design Building construction
01 OCT

Villum Center for Advanced Structural and Material Testing

A multi-million kroner donation from the Villum Foundation has paved the way for establishing a leading international research centre at DTU. DTU Civil Engineering, DTU...

Construction and mechanics Wind energy