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Heat pump at AffaldVarme Aarhus. The photograph shows the first part of the heat pump, the steam-driven chiller, during installation.  Photograph: Finn Olesen, AffaldVarme Aarhus.
19 NOV

Digital twins to improve heat pump operation

Advanced digital models are needed to optimize heat pump operation in district heating systems. It will happen by means of ‘self-learning’ digital twins, which...

Energy Energy efficiency
Foto Colourbox
09 NOV

Bacteria ensure better use of biomass

A special blend of robust bacteria in a new process is paving the way to convert even the stubbornest forms of biomass into methane.

Energy Biotechnology and biochemistry
Photo: Benny Box
08 NOV

Newly discovered enzyme increases biomass value

With the discovery of a new enzyme, it may one day become possible to use the plants’ glue nutrient—lignin. The substance has applications in electronics, various...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Photo: Malene Dissing
05 OCT

Frederiksberg municipality leading the way on EV charging stations

More electric and hybrid cars calls for ‘smarter’ charging infrastructure.

Energy
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
30 SEP

Why are we so busy developing new batteries?

The EU wants to accelerate the development of new batteries—but why is this so urgent? Tejs Vegge, professor at DTU Energy, provides the answer.

Energy
Foto: Søren Kjeldgaard
30 SEP

National teaching prize for DTU researcher

The students do quizzes and produce drawings about energy conversion as part of Luise Theil Kuhn’s classes, which are always varied, flexible, challenging, and engaging...

Energy
Colourbox
28 SEP

New solution for reducing CO2 from data centres and server rooms

Researchers at DTU will work with industrial companies to develop a new cooling and storage system for data centres and server rooms, which will be managed through artificial...

Energy Information technology Mathematics
Solar cells Kenya: Photo: Mark Merner, Unsplash
17 SEP

DTU contributes to new energy efficiency strategy in Kenya

The Kenyan Ministry of Energy has just launched the Kenyan National Energy Efficiency and Conservation Strategy, which has been developed with the help of DTU.

Energy
Biogas into methanol in a container
14 JUL

Biogas to be converted into methanol

Sustainable fuel has moved a big step closer with a new demonstration plant that can convert biogas into the liquid fuel methanol.

Bioenergy Energy production
Ev charging (Photo: Colourbox)
07 JUL

New invention may ensure more efficient renewable energy storage

A just completed research project has developed a new and much more efficient way of converting energy from wind power and solar cells to—for example—battery...

Energy storage Electrotechnology Electronics Energy Electrochemistry
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
23 JUN

DTU leading EU's most ambitious battery research project

New EU project with a budget of DKK 150 million is to accelerate the development of the next generation of super batteries.

Energy storage
Meet the future Anubhav Jain
08 JUN

Meet the future - Anubhav Jain

From Gurgaon in India over Zürich in Switzerland to DTU Wind Energy at Roskilde Fjord. Anubhav Jain’s journey has been long but worth it, says the PhD student...

Energy Wind energy
Foto: Shutterstock
02 JUN

Enzymes convert CO2 into green chemicals

Scientists activate enzymes’ ability to absorb CO2 from the air and convert and store it as eco-friendly chemicals.

Biotechnology and biochemistry Bacteria and microorganisms Energy Bioenergy Energy storage
Meet the future
05 MAY

Meet the future - Oliver Lylloff

Oliver Lylloff is a PhD student at DTU Wind Energy and dedicated to his work with acoustics. He pursues his interest in sound at DTU Wind Energy in the Section for Aerodynamic...

Energy Wind energy
Meet the future Sinem
03 MAR

Meet the future - PhD student Özge Sinem Özçakmak from DTU Wind Energy

Özge Sinem Özçakmak is 30 years old and an enthusiastic PhD student at DTU Wind Energy. She is interested in the importance of aerodynamics for wind turbine...

Energy Wind energy
Foto: Bo Amstrup
02 MAR

Small business develops self-cleaning mirrors for ITER

A company from Northern Jutland in Denmark with 25 employees provides solutions to be used in ITER’s fusion reactor.

Energy Innovation and product development
Offshore wind turbines from Colourbox
28 FEB

Will wind energy in the German Bight approach a physical resource limit?

Offshore wind energy in the North Sea plays an important role in the European transition to a sustainable energy system. With more and more wind farms being planned for...

Wind energy Energy
Foto: Vibeke Hempler.
06 FEB

Three new Villum Young Investigators

Three young DTU-scientists are honoured as Villum Young Investigators and receive almost DKK 10 million each to continue their research.

Energy storage Magnets Optics Energy efficiency Software and programming Computer calculations Electrochemistry Catalysis
From the internal inauguration at the wind tunnel
28 JAN

Celebration of acoustic setup in the Poul la Cour Tunnel

On Friday January 24 2020, the acoustic setup in the National Wind Tunnel was inaugurated.

Wind energy Energy