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2019
17 SEP

New route to carbon-neutral fuels from carbon dioxide discovered by Stanford-DTU...

A new way to convert carbon dioxide into the building block for sustainable liquid fuels was very efficient in tests and did not have the reaction that destroys the conventional...

Energy storage Electrochemistry
03 SEP

DKK 34 million for young researchers

Three young DTU researchers have each received one of the coveted European Research Council grants for independent basic research of EUR 1.5 million or just over DKK 11...

Enzymes and proteins Synthetic biology Fuel cells Energy storage Hardware and components
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
07 JUN

Recommendations for catalysis research in electrolysis

Two leading Danish catalysis researchers have prepared a comment for the distinguished scientific journal Nature Energy with three clear recommendations for their colleagues...

Catalysis Electrochemistry Energy storage Fossil fuels Energy production
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
26 APR

New North Sea wind adventure could make Denmark a green leader

A new development project involving several Danish businesses aims to deliver the right technologies and services for the energy supply of the future via offshore wind...

Energy Energy storage Wind energy Energy systems Electricity supply
Forskningsminister Tommy Ahlers indvier energilagringsanlægget på DTU Risø Campus
20 MAR

Storing energy with hot stones and a new twist on old ideas

The Danish Minister for Higher Education and Science Tommy Ahlers inaugurates an innovative energy storage unit at DTU, showcasing a new concept for energy storage based...

Energy Energy storage
2018
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
ferroelectric characterization DTU Energy
24 SEP

New measuring equipment enhances research into electromechanical conversion

DTU Energy has started research in electrostrictive, piezoelectric, dielectric and ferroelectric materials. New equipment makes the research easier and increases the...

Energy Energy storage
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
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
15 FEB

Wind turbine data from the island of Bornholm confirms potential of high-efficiency...

Using wind data from a wind farm on the Danish island of Bornholm, researchers from DTU Energy and partners have successfully tested the ability of electrolysis cells...

Energy Energy production Energy systems Energy storage Electrochemistry
25 JAN

Using Artificial Intelligence to increase the rate of materials discovery tenfold

The amount of CO 2 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...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Power stations Solar energy
2017
Inaugural Professor Vincenzo Esposito
20 DEC

The scientific trailblazer from Sicily is new professor at DTU

Curiosity has always defined the newly appointed professor at DTU Energy, Vincenzo Esposito. Many other researchers specialize in a single topic and are content with...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems Electrochemistry
28 NOV

New battery systems will provide cheap energy storage for wind and solar

A new project led by DTU Energy will develop cheap battery systems which by integration with wind turbines and solar cells will increase the stability of the electricity...

Energy Energy storage
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
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...

Energy Energy efficiency Electricity supply Energy storage Energy production Energy systems
26 OCT

A crazy idea led to research in batteries based on aluminum and sulfur

It sounds like old-fashioned alchemy with a drop of sulfur, a bit aluminum and some polymerizable ionic liquids to top it off, but the crazy idea fostered in Spain and...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
31 JUL

Ib Chorkendorff receives EU’s most prestigious research grant for work with catalysts

Professor Ib Chorkendorff, DTU Physics , has been awarded a prestigious Advanced Grant from the ERC (European Research Council) for his work in developing new catalysts...

Quantum theory and atomic physics Micro and nanotechnology Catalysis Fuel cells Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy
The active acoustic method from Hi-C can be used to detect materials and interfaces changes inside the battery during real operation
27 JUL

Soundwaves can detect flaws in batteries before they discharge totally or self...

Owners of electric cars and electric bicycles have experienced how the battery seemingly can go on and on and then suddenly go from half full of energy to totally discharged...

Energy Energy storage Electrochemistry
24 MAR

We must act now to achieve our goal

Oil, gas, and coal must be phased out and replaced by renewable energy. However, to ensure we have sufficient energy to cover our future needs, we must be able to store...

Energy Energy storage Energy systems
24 MAR

Upgrading of biogas at full speed

Biogas is currently not as valuable as natural gas. But it could be.

Bioenergy Energy storage
24 MAR

Modular plants to upgrade biogas

A new concept makes investing in the required upgrading technology affordable for the biogas sector.

Bioenergy Energy storage
24 MAR

Hydrogen from 'reverse fuel' cells

Haldor Topsøe ’s plant produces hydrogen using electrolysis based on patented technology developed in partnership with DTU. The process fits well with biogas upgrade.

Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy systems
24 MAR

In the long term

90 minutes of sunshine on Earth produces enough energy to cover the total global annual energy consumption. But the challenge is to ‘harvest’ the energy.

Energy Energy storage Energy production
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
28 OCT

Niels J. Bjerrum: If you have the abilities, you also have the obligation to use...

Niels J. Bjerrum, Professor dr. techn. of inorganic and materials chemistry at the Department of Energy Conversion and storage at the Technical University of Denmark...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Chemistry Analytic and theoretical chemistry Electrochemistry Inorganic chemistry
08 JUN

New battery concept promises more compact energy storage

A new European Horizon 2020 research project with the participation of DTU Energy will explore a completely new class of materials for lithium-ion-batteries – materials...

Energy Energy storage
12 FEB

Anniversary grant from VILLUM FONDEN for a new centre for developing sustainable...

With a huge grant of DKK 150 million (€20 million), VILLUM FONDEN supports the establishment of a new, ambitious research centre at DTU. The centre will conduct research...

Physics Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy storage Fossil fuels Solar energy
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, methanol...

Bioenergy Wind energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate adaption CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Lemvig Biogasanlæg
19 JAN

From wind to gas

Wind energy can be converted into methane gas and stored in the Danish natural gas grid. As an added bonus, the biogas plants eliminate their carbon emissions using a...

Bioenergy Energy production Power stations Energy storage Wind energy Innovation and product development Organic chemistry
2015
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Ministerial discussions on wind energy and eco-friendly fuels of the future

On 23 November, the Danish Minister for Energies, Utilities and Climate, Lars Christian Lilleholt, visited DTU Risø—among other things to learn more about how to store...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Wind energy
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 develop...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
2014
21 OCT

Researchers find a new route to high-performance solid state batteries

Researchers at the Technical University of Denmark and two Dutch universities have discovered a new material which is a surprisingly good conductor of lithium ions at room...

Energy storage Materials
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
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
DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014
28 MAY

Business people, scientists and investors showed a great interest in DTU Energy...

DTU Energy Conversion attended with two booths at Cleantech Bazar 2014 in Oticonsalen at DTU Lyngby Campus.

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
15 MAY

International PhD Summer School: IMAGINE

25 – 29 August 2014, international summer school at DTU Energy Conversion.

Energy Solar energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy storage
26 FEB

Denmark needs the ability to store energy in the future energy system

A new report points out that the ability to store large amounts of energy will be paramount for the future sustainable energy system.

Energy storage
2013
30 OCT

New EcoGrid EU report about smartgrid project on Bornholm

 ”New EcoGrid EU report: From Design to Implementation.” report is about the EcoGrid EU project.  A large-scale demonstration of consumer participation in the balancing...

Electricity supply Climate change Energy systems Solar energy Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency
28 OCT

2013 World Energy Congress in Korea

DTU and Kaist co-hosted an exhibition stand during the 2013 World Energy Congress in Daegu in South Korea from 13 - 17 October, where DTU participated with fuel cell and...

Solar energy Climate change Energy systems Energy production Energy storage