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05 FEB

“I hope the research can make wind turbines more popular”

Profile: Camilla Nyborg is working on a PhD project which she hopes will result in a new method for wind farms to reduce the noise from the large blades and optimize energy...

Wind energy
DTU students’ solar energy house Aurora to be built in China
21 JAN

DTU students’ solar energy house to be built in China

The world’s largest student competition, Solar Decathlon, has selected DTU students’ project to participate in the competition for the most energy-efficient...

Building design Solar energy Innovation and product development
2020
Havvindmøller_Photo Torben Nielsen
23 DEC

Energy islands in 2030: Where do we place the P2X facilities?

Energy Islands are becoming a reality in 2030 due to the plan recently approved by the Danish Government. Considering this future massive production of electricity, the...

Energy
Experimental set-up, which is used to quickly heat plastic together with hydrogen and catalyst, so that it is converted into petrol. Photo taken by Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Closing the plastic recycle loop

Only 16 per cent of the more than 250 million tons of plastic we use every year globally is recycled. If, however, we could recycle more plastic and at the same time get...

Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage Waste management Chemical engineering Energy production
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
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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