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2019
Production of wind power and solar energy is utilized to heat the water in 30 holiday homes with pools at the seaside towns of Blokhus and Blåvand.
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
Ung forsker på DTU Energi
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
25 JUN

A small community is pushing the agenda for a greener future

In a small community close to Roskilde called Svalin 20 families have decided to live a greener life. All houses and infrastructure in Svalin have been designed to accommodate...

Electrotechnology Energy systems Energy storage Energy production Energy efficiency
Photo: Vestas
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
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...

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
Decentralisation - key to empowering energy consumers?
21 NOV

Decentralisation - key to empowering energy consumers?

Welcome to a workshop on 5 December discussing why Denmark has a leading role in the integration of renewable energy sources into the energy system. Denmark has been ranked...

Energy Energy efficiency Electricity supply Energy storage Energy production Energy systems
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
2016
Graphics: Mark Dannemand
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
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
11 MAR

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

Cities are major energy consumers and thus also CO2 emitters. However, it is precisely the many different urban infrastructures and energy units that may be the key to...

Electronics Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production Energy systems IT systems Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Mikal Schlosser
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...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Joachim Rode
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
Photo: Joachim Rode
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...

Transport behaviour Transport economy Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage Electronics Electrical engineering Energy efficiency Energy storage
Photo: Joachim Rode
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
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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
The ZAS project
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...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
Senior researcher Juan Maria García Lastra will be researching in the next generation high density batteries
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...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
2014
Standardization of SOFC research through SOCTESQA. Photo: DTU
02 OCT

Research in hydrogen and fuel cell energy systems to be accelerated through standardization

A new EU project with Danish participation is to standardize the energy technologies solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to promote...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy production Energy storage
Standardization of SOFC research through SOCTESQA
30 SEP

Research in hydrogen and fuel cell energy systems to be accelerated through standardization

A new EU project with Danish participation is to standardize the energy technologies solid oxide fuel cells (SOFC) and solid oxide electrolysis cells (SOEC) to promote...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Electricity supply Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Energy systems