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2020
24 JAN

Energy for future heating systems can be stored in salt

Solar thermal collectors, combined with the storage of energy in salt batteries, can cover 71 percent of the heating demand in houses.

Energy Electricity supply Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Wind energy
2019
20 DEC

DTU researchers develop sustainable tandem solar cell

Researchers at DTU have succeeded in developing a tandem solar cell based on sustainable materials, which even beats the energy-efficiency world record for this type of...

Solar energy
05 SEP

The solar cells of tomorrow come in all colours and patterns

Ugly solar energy systems on roofs are to be a thing of the past. Tomorrow’s solar cells must be integrated in the roof or façade of the buildings so that they are not...

Solar energy
26 JUN

New lab completes teaching in solar cell systems

In June, 12 students from the three-week Applied Photovoltaics course were the first to use a new laboratory in which you can build and test full-sized solar panels.

Solar energy
24 JUN

Tomorrow’s power grid should be intelligent

A new Danish-Indian project will enable the power grid to sense and compensate for loss of electricity and fluctuating input from renewable energy sources.

Energy systems Solar energy
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
20 FEB

DTU leading major project on future EU energy research

New European project headed by DTU to set the framework for the future of EU energy funding and research based on new catalysis methods.

Energy Solar energy Energy production Energy systems
2018
27 DEC

Solar energy theme: Here comes the sun

Solar energy has been gaining ground in recent years.

Energy Solar energy
27 DEC

Tandem solar cells must be efficient and sustainable

Major research collaboration to break the barrier for how much energy a sustainable tandem solar cell can produce.

Solar energy Energy production Micro and nanotechnology
27 DEC

Advanced drones chasing defective solar cells

Monitoring of solar farms is difficult, time-consuming and imprecise. Often you do not find all defects, which can reduce the energy production.

Solar energy Energy production Robot technology and automation Lasers