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2016
06 APR

Printed transistors pave the way for intelligent windows

Researchers at DTU Energy have shown that transistors – the fundamental building block of all electronic circuits – can be quickly and cheaply printed on a polymer foil...

Polymers Solar energy Energy
14 MAR

Now trucks and buses will run on manure

By upgrading biogas from manure and other sources it can be used in the form of methane as fuel for heavy vehicles. Novel nanostructured materials will make this upgrade...

Energy Bioenergy Nanoparticles Transport and logistics
29 FEB

Special ink paves the way for cheap polymer solar cells

With a major investment from Innovation Fund Denmark, a consortium of companies and research institutions led by senior researcher Eva Bundgaard from DTU Energy will develop...

Solar energy Polymers
15 FEB

Polymer solar cells to get an in-depth view

Researcher from DTU Energy receives large grant from the European Research Council to investigate the connection between the nanostructure of polymer solar cells and their...

Energy Solar energy Polymers
11 JAN

Researchers from DTU Energy contribute to the launch issue of Nature Energy

Researchers from DTU Energy contribute review artikle on high-temperature fuel cells and electrolysers for the launch issue of Nature Energy.

Fuel cells Energy storage
2015
10 DEC

X-ray nanotomography aids the production of eco-friendly solar cells

Scientists from DTU Energy at the Technical University of Denmark have in collaboration with researchers from the Paul Scherrer Institute (PSI) in Switzerland exploited...

Energy Solar energy
10 DEC

Up close and personal with High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte Membrane Fuel...

Three scientists from DTU Energy and the CEO of the fuel cell company Danish Power Systems have edited a comprehensive book dedicated to High Temperature Polymer Electrolyte...

Energy Fuel cells
04 DEC

Micro-CHP units provide heat and power to private homes and may help stabilise...

A report on the smart grid capability of FC micro-CHP has just been issued by DTU Energy along with partners in the European project ene.field. The report says, that...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency
30 NOV

Industrial participants were impressed by high standard at PhD symposium

DTU Energy's third annual PhD symposium with industrial participation showed high quality research in energy technologies. Industrial participants were impressed...

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Fossil fuels Solar energy Sensors Electrochemistry
The head of DTU Energi Søren Linderoth welcomes the Danish minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt and the president of DTU Anders Bjarklev to the premises of DTU Energy
24 NOV

The Danish minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate visited DTU Energy

The Danish minister for Energy, Utilities and Climate Lars Chr. Lilleholt (V) visited DTU Energy on Monday November 24, 2015, where he was introduced to the research...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems
19 NOV

The world’s most compact solar charger from DTU is a success on Kickstarter

The kickstarter campaign for the compact solar charger HeLi-on by infinityPV aimed at collecting 500.000 DKK in 60 days. The start-up from DTU Energy has reached its...

Energy Solar energy
28 OCT

Kurt Engelbrecht and his colleagues receives ‘Best Paper of the Year' award

Senior researcher Kurt Engelbrecht from DTU Energy and former guest-student Jaime A. Lozano received the award 'Best Paper of the Year' (2012/2013) by the Editorial...

Electromagnetism Energy
27 OCT

The grandfather of Danish research in electrochemistry celebrates his 40th work...

Professor Mogens Bjerg Mogensen at DTU Energy is the sixth child of a small farmer. He overcame poverty and prejudice to become the Grandfather of Danish research in...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Nikolaos 'Nikos' Bonanos surrounded by friends and colleagues at the reception at DTU Energy
07 OCT

A dedicated and gentle researcher signed of

A gentle Greek signed off, when senior researcher Nikos Bonanos after 22 years in Denmark, more than 100 papers and widespread international recognition, decided to...

Energy
29 JUL

AMASiNG will pave the road for new membrane markets in China

DTU Energy and the Danish company LiqTech International A/S have joined in a project to develope new water membranes for biopharma and food & beverage industries in...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Fermentation
17 JUN

The ceramic highway of electrons has just become faster and much better

A scientific breakthrough by DTU Energy and partners has made a crucial step towards making oxide electronics an interesting alternative to conventional silicon-based...

Energy Electrochemistry
17 JUN

Researchers to politicians: There is no easy shortcut for research

Uffe Elbæk and Alternativet visited DTU Energy to hear about research on batteries and energy technologies.

Energy Energy storage
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 battery...

Energy Nanoparticles Energy efficiency Energy storage
20 MAY

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies

Get insight into the latest research within sustainable energy technologies – join DTU Energy’s annual PhD symposium on 27 November 2015

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Fossil fuels Power stations Solar energy Wind energy Electrochemistry
Senior researcher Henrik Lund Frandsen explaining about the advanced oven techniques of DTU Energy when making fuel cells
30 APR

Smart brains discussed smart solutions to Green Fuels

75 experienced and highly recognized scientists from 10 different countries participated when DTU Energy in April 2015 hosted the workshop “Manufacturing of Green Fuels...

Professors Qingfeng Li and Jens Oluf Jensen
22 APR

Inaugural lectures by new professors Jens Oluf Jensen and Qingfeng Li

On 1 December 2014 Jens Oluf Jensen and Qingfeng Li were appointed professors at DTU Energy. This was celebrated Friday 17 April with their inaugural lectures at the...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry
21 APR

Discovery unlocks ion conductor that is 100 times faster than all the others

A research group at the Technical University of Denmark has discovered a new and stable ion conducting material by merging two known materials, one of which is intrinsically...

Electronics Fuel cells Electrochemistry
Business Engineers Frederik Berg Nygaard and Karl Tor Sune Thydén present the research being done on SOEC, SOFC and PEM at DTU Energy
21 APR

Successful presentations by DTU Energy at Hannover Messe

For the fifth consecutive year DTU has been present at the Hannover Messe in Germany, where a special exhibit gathers most of the fuel cell and hydrogen industry in...

27 MAR

Squeeze to remove heat: Elastocaloric materials may hold the key to more efficient...

Researchers from the Technocal University of Denmark: Elastocaloric effect opens the door to alternative forms of solid-state refrigeration that are direct replacements...

Energy Electromagnetism Metals and alloys
16 MAR

DTU Energy in Højlunds Heroes at radio24syv

Three researchers from DTU Energy participated in the Sunday morning programme ‘Højlund’s Heroes’ on the radio channel Radio24syv on Sunday morning, 15 March.

Fuel cells Energy storage Energy production
02 MAR

Using electrospun nanofibers to counter NOx emission from heavy shipping

Maritime shipping has grown fourfold in 20 years and the pollution from shipping is fast becoming a serious health problem on land. DTU Energy is part of the EU project...

Catalysis Combustion engines Ships and offshore constructions Electrochemistry
11 FEB

Join us for the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”

The Department of Energy Conversion and Storage at DTU hereby invites to the workshop “Manufacturing Green Fuels from Renewable Energy”.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy production Fossil fuels Electrochemistry Energy storage
Camera-man Lasse Spang Olsen filming healer Somananda Moses Maimon healing Sannasita while senior researcher at DTU Energy Kurt Engelbrecht measures the thermal acitivities during the healing process
30 JAN

Does tantra-healing heat up the body?

Senior researchers from DTU Energy took part in an experiment with a healer and measured the thermal reaction when tantra-life energies were transferred to three test...

Energy Bioenergy
29 JAN

Young researchers from DTU won Venture Cup with a new material for touchscreens

The young researchers Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energy won Venture Cup Idea Competition in the category Product & Technology with a new inexpensive...

Micro and nanotechnology Nanoparticles
27 JAN

Prof. Tejs Vegge honored for his scientific work within computational design of...

Professor Tejs Vegge of the Department of Energy Conversion and Storage has been awarded DKK 100,000 by the Ellen and Hans Hermer’s Foundation. ...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy storage
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
22 DEC

DTU-researchers in Nature Materials: New way to improve the long-term stability...

A research group at DTU Energy at the Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has demonstrated a way to eliminate a major obstacle to using solid oxide electrochemical cells...

Energy Fuel cells Energy storage Energy production Fossil fuels Solar energy Wind energy
03 DEC

Innovation Fund Denmark invests 33 million DKK in DTU Energy

DTU heads nine out of the 15 research projects that will receive funding from Innovation Fund Denmark . Two of those DTU-projects will be headed by DTU Energy.

Energy Bioenergy Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production
03 DEC

DTU won goodwill competition on how to promote studying in Denmark

PhD Regina Bulatova and a team of Youth Goodwill Ambassadors from DTU won a national competition between five universities on how to best promote Denmark for prospective...

02 DEC

Poul Norby commented on Israeli battery research on DR2

Senior researcher Poul Norby from DTU Energy commented  Friday, November 28 on battery research in general and the prospects of a new revolutionary Israeli battery technology...

Energy Energy systems
01 DEC

PhD students set a high standard for the coming generations of students

DTU Energy’s second yearly PhD symposium with industry participation showed the high quality research being done within energy technologies. Professors and industrial...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
01 DEC

CEO of PeltPower 'PhD symposium open up for new interesting ways of doing things...

DTU Energy held their annually PhD Symposium with industrial participation. The CEO of PeltPower, Niels Lindeburg, participated to network and because knowledge of new...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency Energy storage Solar energy Wind energy Superconductors
20 NOV

PhD student has attracted international attention with new equipment

New research at DTU Energy under the Technical University of Denmark has created a stir in the fuel cell research community. New equipment can measure on significantly...

Energy Fuel cells Energy production Energy storage
11 NOV

Get the insight on the latest research within sustainable energy technologies...

DTU Energy Conversion hereby invites interested PhD students and companies to the department’s second annual PhD symposium with industry participation at DTU Lyngby Campus...

Energy storage Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Physics
06 NOV

DTU and Haldor Topsoe signs new electrolysis-agreement

DTU and Haldor Topsoe A/S have signed a non-exclusive license-agreement in ceramic electrolysis cells (SOEC).

Energy Electrochemistry
03 NOV

DTU team got very close to winning EU cleantech final with new material for touchscreens

Two young researchers from DTU Energy Conversion, Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen, won the Danish finals and got close to winning the EU finals of CleanLaunchpad...

Materials Solar energy Sensors Micro and nanotechnology
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
13 OCT

Watching live how fuel cells and electrolysis cells operate at the nanoscale

Researchers at DTU will monitor the reactions and processes in operating fuel cells and electrolysis cells at the nanoscale, observing weak spots as they evolve, making...

Fuel cells Sensors Micro and nanotechnology Physics Nanoparticles Electrochemistry
09 OCT

New material for touchscreens have the same properties, but are 150 times cheaper

Two PhD students from DTU Energy Conversion, Li Han and Dennis Valbjørn Christensen, may be able to substitute the widely used but expensive indium tin oxide (ITO) in...

Solar energy Materials Micro and nanotechnology Sensors
06 OCT

The largest demonstration of fuel cell systems for combined heat and power in...

The ene.field project, the hitherto largest demonstration of fuel cell systems for combined heat and power for individual buildings in Europe, is gathering speed.

Energy Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy systems
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
23 SEP

Trying to protect the organic solar cells while eliminating the encapsulation...

DTU Energy Conversion is part of a new European research project aiming to reduce the cost of solar cells.

Energy Solar energy
22 SEP

IMAGINE had it all: Good topics, inspirational atmosphere and active discussions

The International PhD Summer School: IMAGINE - Methods in Imaging of Energy Material Microstructure, 25th-29th August 2014 at Toruplund Conference Center, left the students...

Micro and nanotechnology Physics
19 SEP

CopenHydrogen led to knowledge but not yet to a demonstration of a combined energy...

CopenHydrogen should incorporate different kinds of energy technologies in a future energy system for Copenhagen. But although the energy technologies are available...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Electricity supply Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Climate change Energy systems
27 AUG

Two researchers from DTU among the most cited scientists in the world

Frederik C. Krebs and Mikkel Jørgensen from the Solar Energy Section at DTU Energy Conversion are among the brightest scientific minds of the world. They do research on...

Energy Solar energy
DTU Summer School in Entrepreneurship
26 AUG

Three prizes at Summer school in Entrepreneurship

The PhD Summer School Entrepreneurship had 25 participating PhD-students. Four of these came from DTU Energy Conversion, and all four won prizes in the finals.

Fuel cells Solar energy
04 JUL

David won 3rd place in GRØN DYST student conference

Master student David Marhauer-Nimb from DTU Energy Conversion won 3rd place in the category Master Thesis Concept in GRØN DYST. Three students of the Department participated...

Energy Fuel cells
03 JUL

Workshop covered many angles to the same scientific problems

43 researchers and Ph.D.’s from all over the world took part in the workshop “Challenges and Opportunities in In Situ Studies of Solid Oxide Electrodes” at DTU Energy...

Energy Fuel cells Electrochemistry Micro and nanotechnology Physics
27 JUN

New computer models will improve the lifetime of solid oxide fuel cells

Denmark is committed to supplying 50% of electricity consumption by wind power by 2020, with the goal of supplying 100% of all energy by renewable sources by 2050. Solid...

Energy Fuel cells Energy production Energy efficiency Energy systems
25 JUN

“Risø has been a terrific place to work”

In 1963, at an age of 16, Steen Bang exchanged his life as student at the Hindholm boarding school near the School of Fuglebjerg with a new life as apprentice at the...

19 JUN

DTU Energy Conversion awarded prize for best completed project 2013

DTU Energy Conversion received on June 18 the ForskEL prize for the best completed project of 2013 for the project HotMEA. The award was presented at the conference EnergiForsk2014...

Energy Fuel cells Energy efficiency
12 JUN

Overwhelming interest for online-course ”Organic Solar Cells – Theory and Practice...

With 19.000 registered online students, the interest for the course "Organic Solar Cells - Theory and Practice" under DTU Energy Conversion has been overwhelming.

Energy Climate change Solar energy
03 JUN

From waste to Value with the Danish Ceramic Society

DTU Energy Conversion is host when the Danish Ceramic Society June 12 has a thematic meeting with the topic "From waste to Value" in Niels Bohr Auditorium at DTU Risø...

Fuel cells Materials Superconductors
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
22 MAY

Need a new fuel cell? Let’s print one using inkjet printing!

Researchers at DTU Energy Conversion has transformed an ordinary HP 1000 ink jet printer into a printer able to print efficient energy conversion devices such as Solid...

Energy Fuel cells
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
12 MAY

Board generators in heavy vehicles to be replaced by regenerated exhaust heat

A new European research project, “TEG for Energy Efficiency in Heavy Vehicles”, will develop and demonstrate an efficient and inexpensive thermoelectric generator to harvest...

Energy Energy production Energy efficiency Physics
Prof Andreas Roosen holdt tiltrædelsestale
09 MAY

Andreas Roosen appointed honorary professor at DTU Energy Conversion

Professor Andreas Roosen from the Department of Materials Science at the University of Erlangen-Nuremberg, Germany, becomes the first Honorary Professor at DTU Energy...

Energy Energy efficiency
07 MAY

Prof Tejs Vegge has been admitted to the Danish Academy of Technical Sciences

Tejs Vegge, Professor and Head of Section at DTU Energy Conversion, was one 40 eminent persons from industry and research who has been admitted to the Danish Academy of...

06 MAY

The problem-solver became a hot export success

Researchers from DTU Energy Conversion developed a small printing press to solve the problem of making enough test material - a so-called 'mini roll coater'. The problem...

Energy Solar energy
29 APR

Workshop on Hydrogen Safety - the road to a common framework

The Danish Partnership for Hydrogen and Fuel Cells, DTU Energy Conversion and FCH Test Center invites to "Workshop on Hydrogen Safety - the road to a common framework...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry
16 APR

Polymer solar cells may lift the curse of Spot Pricing from renewable energy

Project Megawatt intends to make polymer solar cells profitable enough to allow power generation from polymer solar cells to compete on market terms with traditional coal...

Solar energy
DTU Energy Conversion at Hannover Messe 2014
10 APR

An insiders report from the Hannover Messe

The HANNOVER MESSE presents the newest innovations, global trends, developments and technologies and DTU Energy Conversion participates with a delegation. One of them...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry Electricity supply
07 APR

Studies in degradation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells are vital to market entry

Studies in degradation of Solid Oxide Fuel Cells are vital to market entry. Project SOFC Life found a major contributor to the degradation processes of SOFC.

Fuel cells
01 APR

Carbon and iron may be able to substitute platinum in fuel cell catalysts

A recent discovery may lead to the substitution of platinum in catalysts for PEM-fuel cells with a composite of iron carbide and carbon, making the PEMFCs significantly...

Fuel cells
01 APR

Joint European Summer School on Fuel Cell, Electrolyser and Battery Technologies

The Joint European Summer School JESS 2014 on Fuel Cell, Electrolyser and Battery Technologies will be held 21.-27. September 2014 in the beautiful Greek city of Rethymno...

Energy storage Electrochemistry Fuel cells
05 MAR

Thermoelectric generators for use in space and human bodies

DTU Energy Conversion is part of a research consortium to develop thermoelectric harvesters for use in both the human bodies and in spacecraft.

Energy production Energy efficiency Physics
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
11 FEB

Dennis Valbjørn Christensen received DFF EliteForsk travel scholarship

Dennis Valbjørn Christensen from DTU Energy Conversion was one of 20 talented PhD students who were last week awarded a grant of DKK 300,000 by Education and Research Minister...

Micro and nanotechnology Energy
07 FEB

Efficient recovery justifies silver’s use in solar cells

An article in the journal Chemistry World praises prof. Frederik C. Krebs and his team for the first real scale study of recycling polymer solar cells which reveals that...

Solar energy
05 FEB

Demonstration of Fuel Cells for Private Homes

Fuel cells efficiently convert gas into electricity and heat. Fore private homes fuel cells are integrated in combined heat and power units - so-called micro-CHPs. These...

Fuel cells Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply
28 JAN

Tailoring crystals for better performing batteries

Efficient energy storage using batteries has increasing importance to the energy sector. A new European research project will aim to improve performance of batteries...

Energy storage
27 JAN

Two new professors gave inaugural lectures

Anke Hagen and Peter Holtappels has been appointed professors MSO at DTU Energy Conversion. They were congratulated by head of department Søren Linderoth, friends, families...

23 JAN

Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Network

Research institutions and private companies in South Korea and Denmark have established the Danish Korean PEM Fuel Cell Network. The network addresses specific technological...

Fuel cells Energy efficiency
23 JAN

New Research into Energy Efficient Production of Pressurized Hydrogen

DTU Energy Conversion and Haldor Topsøe A/S have received funding from the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Programme to research into energy efficient...

Fuel cells Electrochemistry Energy efficiency
2013
18 DEC

PhD on the PhD Symposium: That’s knowledge-sharing, when it works the best!

The DTU Energy Conversions first yearly PhD symposium with industry participation was a success even if it lacked more participation from the industry.

13 DEC

Three new professors at DTU Energy Conversion

Anke Hagen, Peter Holtappels and Peter Vang Hendriksen from DTU Energy Conversion has been appointed Professor per 1. December 2013.

06 DEC

Sun’s energy can be harnessed using unstable material

DTU avisen tells the story of researchers from DTU Energy Conversion, who have made the ceramic material ceria a million times more unstable than it usually is. One suggestion...

03 DEC

Oxide-electronics can provide new components to electronics

Low mobility of electrons have been a hindrance for using oxide-electronics. A research group at DTU Energy Conversion has succeeded in increasing the mobility of electrons...

22 NOV

Professor Tejs Vegge lectures in Danskernes Akademi on National Television

Professor Tejs Vegge, DTU Energy Conversion, who is also project leader at DTU CASE, and the former leader of CASE Søren Dahl are the following two Sundays lecturing in...

Energy production Energy storage
05 NOV

Research center 4M approaching a market of 6 billion euro

There are an estimated 14 million oil-fired boilers in the EU, a huge market worth 6 billion euro if someone finds a way to substitute the oil-fired boilers with a smarter...

Fuel cells Electricity supply Energy efficiency
03 OCT

Scientific breakthrough turns the trusty and very stable doped ceria into Mr...

A team of scientists from DTU Energy Conversion at the Technical University of Denmark has recently made a scientific breakthrough which will add a whole new dimension...

Energy Energy systems
01 OCT

Kurt Engelbrecht and his colleagues have won ' Best Paper of the Year'

Kurt Engelbrecht, Dan Eriksen, Christian R.H. Bahl, Rasmus Björk, Jørgen Geyti, Jaime A. Lozano, Kaspar K. Nielsen, Finn Saxild, Anders Smith and Nini Pryds from DTU Energy...

Energy production
23 SEP

Top of the world research lured US-professor to visit Risø

Scott Barnett, one of America's biggest capabilities in Solid Oxide Fuel Cells (SOFC), visited DTU Energy Conversion for four months on a Otto Mønsted Guest professorship...

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