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08 MAY

Disconnected power cable to Bornholm offers unique test option

The island of Bornholm is on its own these days in terms of electricity supply, as the submarine cable to Sweden’s power grid has been disconnected. This is an interesting...

Electricity supply Energy production Energy systems
29 APR

EnergyLab Nordhavn nominated for Danish Design Award 2019

The EnergyLab Nordhavn project lead by Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro has been nominated for the Danish Design Award 2019 in the category 'visionary...

Electrotechnology Energy
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
12 APR

Local energy system to supply parking garages with electricity

A new solution introduces local energy system to increase the number of charging stations for electric cars in parking garages without causing power shortage in the distribution...

Energy
05 APR

New Sustainable Energy Systems collaboration with China

40 Danish and Chinese researchers committed to push collaborations forward within the framework of Sino-Danish Center for Education and Research -  Sustainable Energy...

Energy
03 APR

Large-scale project to decarbonize European islands

DTU is one of the 27 partners in a new large-scale European project. As responsible for one of the three demo islands (Bornholm) DTU will test a new storage technology...

Energy
29 MAR

New unique infrastructure to accelerate development of digital solutions for the...

DTU has entered into collaboration on establishing a new digital infrastructure, which will, among other things, facilitate fast, easy and open access to data to be used...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems IT systems
14 MAR

Largest battery in Denmark to be installed on Bornholm

A new project led by DTU has been granted 19 million DKK by the Danish Energy Technology Development and Demonstration Program. The project will demonstrate the largest...

Energy
31 JAN

Improved access to data and better frameworks for test and demonstration will...

With the vision of Denmark as a front-runner in the green transition, the Danish Growth Team for sustainable energy and green technology today presented 10 specific recommendations...

Energy IT systems Energy efficiency Energy systems
24 JAN

DTU CEE Summer School is now open for applications

Center for Electric Power and Energy is pleased to announce that the 4th DTU CEE Summer School (16-21 June 2019) is now open for applications. The focus of this summer...

Energy
14 JAN

The match has been made – EVs are ready to support the electricity grid

The end of the Danish EUDP-supported demonstration project, Parker, was recently marked by a major conference at the Danish Technical University in Risø. Here, the project...

Energy
01 JAN

DTU sharpens its electrotechnology profile

The University now strengthens its research in the field of electrotechnology. Special focus will be on electronic design, energy, electromagnetism, automation, and acoustics...

Electrotechnology Energy Sound Electromagnetism Robot technology and automation
2018
27 DEC

The birthplace of tomorrow’s energy system

In an expanded and ambitious test laboratory, researchers will develop a flexible energy system based on many different technologies that will provide heat and electricity...

Energy systems Solar energy
21 DEC

DTU strengthens its position within digital energy

Grant for new digital energy laboratory supports Denmark’s world-leading position within digital solutions for the energy sector.

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems IT systems
30 NOV

Electric Vehicles ready to stabilize grid and help green transition

Parker Project has validated that series-produced electric vehicles as part of an operational fleet can store electricity and stabilize the power grid. Stabilizing is...

Energy
28 NOV

Energy specialist honoured with Electro Prize

Professor Pierre Pinson from DTU Electrical Engineering is this year’s recipient of the Electro Prize, awarded by the Danish Electro Foundation of the Danish Society...

Electrotechnology Energy
26 NOV

Smart charger key to keep renewables running on Bornholm

DTU Elektro researchers have been investigating different methods for leveraging the flexibility provided by the storage in Electric Vehicles. Amongst these, test on...

Energy
30 AUG

Outdoor path lighting will benefit the climate

Colourful lighting along the paths around the Svalin co-housing complex shows residents when the electricity in their sockets is climate-friendly to use.

Electrotechnology Energy
10 JUL

A good start for the new study programme Design of Sustainable Energy Systems

A total of 162 people (52 first priority) have applied for the new bachelor education Design of Sustainable Energy Systems which is a very good start for a new study programme...

Electrotechnology Energy
02 JUL

DTU Elektro PhD wins Best Paper Award

The World Academy of Science, Engineering and Technology (WASET) has awarded Ha Thi Nguyen from DTU Electrical Engineering's Center for Electric Power and Energy the Best...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy systems Energy
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
15 JUN

Tomorrow's digital energy adventure starts on Bornholm

In order to meet a sustainable future, energy must come from sustainable sources, and all energy solutions must be integrated in new and innovative ways. For Denmark not...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
13 JUN

Soon everyone can trade energy with blockchain

Using blockchain technology, solar cell owners will in future be able to produce and sell energy on an equal footing with the major utility companies.

Electricity supply Energy systems
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
29 MAY

New study programme focusing on a sustainable future

‘Design of Sustainable Energy Systems ’ to educate engineers who can create tomorrow’s energy systems.

Energy
06 APR

New Chairman of PowerLabDK

The internationally recognized test platform PowerLabDK, which supports the Danish position as energy technology pioneer, now has a new Chairman; Jørgen S. Christensen...

Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
Foto: Ole Malling
07 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn modtager Energi- og miljøprisen 2018

EnergyLab Nordhavn hyldes for innovativ tilgang til at udvikle fremtidens intelligente, integrerede energisystem og nedbryde silotænkning.

Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy Wind energy Solar energy
06 MAR

EnergyLab Nordhavn awarded with the Danish Energi og miljøprisen 2018

One of DTU’s beacons, the EnergyLab Nordhavn project headed by Center for Electric Power and Energy, DTU Elektro is accoladed for its innovative approach to developing...

Energy
22 FEB

EcoGrid 2.0 ready to reveal partial results

EcoGrid 2.0 is a smart grid demonstration project in Denmark remotely controlling 1,000 heat pumps and electric radiators in private households on the island of Bornholm...

Energy Electrotechnology
11 JAN

EnergyLab Nordhavn is nominated for "Energi- og miljøprisen 2018"

The past year several important project milestones have been accomplished and EnergyLab Nordhavn is proud to receive the recognition from Energyforum Danmark.

Electrotechnology Energy
2017
13 DEC

Parker project collaborates with danish start-up

Parker has joined forces with the Danish start-up Tomorrow to develop and test a new service which enables electric vehicles to charge when electricity CO2 emissions are...

Energy
21 NOV

Three car giants develop electric car solutions at DTU

The changeover from petrol to electricity poses challenges for car manufacturers. The solution is called Vehicle-to-Grid—a field in which DTU researchers excel.

Electrotechnology Energy
29 SEP

Enthusiastic electrical technology geek celebrates 40 years at DTU

Esben Larsen from DTU Electrical Engineering is one of a kind. Not only does he spend most of his time on various research projects, but he is also a strong advocate...

Electrotechnology Energy production Energy systems
07 SEP

DTU graduate assists Radius in technical and financial optimisation of automatic...

The Danish electric operations company, Radius, is currently upgrading their secondary substations in order improve the operation of the grid. This, partly thanks to Mads...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
06 SEP

Cities are the game changers when it comes to securing a sustainable future

Dazzled in sun and nice temperatures Copenhagen was for once this year on its best behavior when more than 350 people from all over the world met at the CPH Climate Solutions...

Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
17 JUL

Free access to leading Smart Grid research infrastructure

Once again, PowerLabDK offers free access to our world leading facilities and innovative installations. Starting from 15 August and until 15 November, we invite you to...

Energy Energy systems Energy efficiency Wind energy
13 JUL

How can electric vehicles be an asset to the power system?

Peter Bach Andersen, project manager for the Parker Project, explains the technology behind the grid integrated vehicle and why it is of more value to society than an ordinary...

Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
11 JUL

DTU students help make the power flow more efficient at Roskilde Festival

Several students from DTU participated at Roskilde Festival this year. And once again, many chose to do so in correlation with their education. They collaborate with Roskilde...

Electrotechnology Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency
10 JUL

DTU Wind Energy wins first and second place at the International Small Wind Turbine...

DTU Wind Energy beat four competitors in the International Small Wind Turbine Contest. DTU Wind Energy won both 1 st and 2 nd place.

Wind energy
07 JUL

Summer school on power systems and electricity markets continues to be a success

For a week in June 2017, 56 participants from 18 different countries were gathered at Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE) for this year’s summer school. The programme...

Electrotechnology Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems
14 JUN

ELECTRA IRP is entering the project's final year

In February, ELECTRA successfully passed the third year review meeting with the European Commission Officer and external experts, and is now entering the final stage where...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Energy systems
07 JUN

DTU participates in world’s largest energy summit in China

China hosts the world’s largest energy summit. DTU is heavily represented at the summit with several presentations on sustainable energy

Energy
25 MAY

New multidisciplinary advisory service on sustainable energy

Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE), and DTU in general, has a long tradition of advising both authorities and industry on scientific matters. In order to accommodate...

Energy Energy efficiency Energy systems Electricity supply
25 APR

PowerLabDK prepares for the digital energy future

In collaboration with the IT department of DTU, PowerLabDK has just invested in a large supercomputer as the first element of a soon-to-be-launched new Digital Energy Lab...

Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems Solar energy Wind energy IT systems
20 APR

Great results for active distribution network automation

“Ideal Grid for All” was the vision of a project collaboration between 13 European academic and industrial organisations – a vision that is now very close to becoming a...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Wind energy Solar energy Power stations Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply
10 APR

Denmark in charge of new electric alliance

Researchers from the Technical University of Denmark take the lead in a new project that will pave the way for an integrated energy system across the Nordic countries...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Energy Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
03 APR

New project on large scale electrical vehicle integration

A new project just got officially funded and will run between April 2017 and March 2020. The Project is called Across Continents Electric Vehicle Services (ACES) and intends...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy Solar energy Energy systems Energy production Energy storage Energy efficiency Electricity supply Electrical engineering
24 MAR

PowerLabDK streams live at large Groupe PSA event

This week, the French car manufacturer Groupe PSA (the group behind Citroën and Peugeot) organised a large internal showcase of innovation projects in Paris. PowerLabDK...

Electrotechnology Electrical engineering Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems
01 MAR

Frida Frost new head of PowerLabDK at DTU

DTU has appointed Frida Frost as COO for PowerLabDK —Europe’s leading experimental facility within electricity and energy solutions.

Energy Electrotechnology
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
28 FEB

The future of high voltage and polytechnics

On Thursday, 23 February, Professor Joachim Holbøll gave his inaugural lecture “High Voltage Research and Polytechnical Educations – Relics of the Past or Future Necessities...

Electrotechnology Energy
30 JAN

One step closer to 100 pct. renewable energy

In 2011 the Danish government presented a new energy strategy for the horizon of 2050, with the aim of becoming independent of all fossil fuels and therefore 100 pct. based...

Electrotechnology Energy efficiency Electricity supply Energy systems Power stations
26 JAN

Kick-starting electrical trains using floating magnets

A novel floating magnetic flywheel will reduce peak loads on the electricity grid when the train services in Denmark become fully electrified. The flywheel and the integrated...

Electrotechnology Energy Electromagnetism Energy storage Energy efficiency
26 JAN

Svævende magneter skal kickstarte de elektriske tog

Et svævende magnetisk svinghjul skal efter planen reducere spidsbelastninger af elnettet, når togdriften i Danmark elektrificeres fuldt ud. Svinghjul og styringssystemer...

Electrotechnology Electromagnetism Energy Energy storage Energy efficiency
2016
22 NOV

New residents in EnergyLab Nordhavn

When residents later this month will move in to newly renovated apartments in Frihavnstårnet in Nordhavn 13 apartments have agreed to participate in the EnergyLab Nordhavn...

Energy
14 OCT

Best teacher of the semester

The best teachers of the semester were announced this week at a DTU Elektro department meeting.

Electrotechnology Energy Electronics
07 OCT

New professor at DTU to ensure efficient power components

The Department of Electrical Engineering just strengthened its core competencies in the area of power components for distributed energy systems with the appointment of...

Electrotechnology Energy
06 OCT

It is all about partnerships

More than 400 local stakeholders, business representatives and international experts met in Copenhagen for the annual CPH Climate Solutions conference on 3 - 4 October...

Energy Electrotechnology
03 OCT

DTU collaboration with China could save thousands of tonnes of carbon emissions

DTU Electrical Engineering has launched an ambitious collaboration project with China that will increase the proportion of green energy in the electricity grid and ensure...

Electrotechnology Energy Energy systems Energy storage Energy production Electricity supply
26 SEP

EnergyLab Nordhavn present at Climate Week in New York

EnergyLab Nordhavn pointed out as best-case in public-private partnerships promoting and working towards achieving the global goals for sustainable and clean energy.

Energy
06 SEP

World’s first electric car fleet supplying electricity to the grid

DTU is heading the testing of new technology which will enable a fleet of electric cars to supply power to the grid.

Energy Electricity supply Energy systems
01 SEP

World's first real life test of Vehicle to Grid is a reality

Researchers from Center for Electric Power and Energy at DTU Elektro have developed and tested Vehicle to Grid (V2G) integration in electric cars for years. Now a real...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Energy
30 AUG

323 reindeer found dead after a lightning strike - Professor explains what happened

Last Friday 323 reindeer were struck by lightning. Professor at Center for Power and energy, DTU Elektro, Joachim Holbøll visited DR Vejret to explain why so many reindeer...

Energy production Electricity supply
16 AUG

Giant battery to power Nordhavn

The DONG Energy grid company Radius has signed an agreement with ABB concerning a giant battery for Nordhavn, one of Copenhagen’s newest residential districts.

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems
16 AUG

Grid Integrated Electric Vehicle seminar – Concluding the Nikola project

8 th of June Risø hosted a seminar marking the end of the Nikola project. The seminar was attended by a hundred participants including representatives from seven different...

Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy systems Energy Electricity supply Energy production
Photo: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
01 JUL

EU research commissioner visits DTU

During his one-day visit in Copenhagen, the EU Commissioner for Research, Innovation and Science stopped by DTU, where he was given an insight into how universities can...

Energy
Foto: Thorkild Amdi Christensen
30 JUN

EU-forskningskommissær besøger DTU

Under sit endagsbesøg i København nåede EU’s kommissær for forskning, videnskab og innovation forbi DTU, hvor han fik indblik i, hvordan universiteter kan være med til...

Energy
30 JUN

DTU is Europe's Leading Technical University in the Energy Sector

Technical University of Denmark (DTU) has recently been ranked as number 2 in the world and number one among the European universities in the category Energy Science and...

Energy
29 JUN

Europas førende tekniske universitet på energiområdet

DTU er netop blevet ranket som nummer to i verden og nummer et blandt de europæiske universiteter inden for kategorien 'Energy Science and Engineering'.

Energy
23 JUN

New test centre to strengthen energy technology exports

When the test and development centre PowerLabDK at DTU opens its doors today, 23 June, three new laboratories will be inaugurated, which will focus on the energy sector...

Energy
23 JUN

Nyt testcenter skal styrke eksporten af energiteknologi

Når dørene den 23. juni bliver åbnet til test- og udviklingscenteret PowerLabDK på DTU, sker det med indvielsen af tre nye laboratorier, der har fokus på fremtidens energisektor...

Electrotechnology Energy
15 JUN

EcoGrid wins sustainability prize

Last night EcoGrid EU won the prestigious EU Sustainable Energy Award 2016 as the best energy project with consumers in Europe. The project won after rigorous review of...

Electrotechnology Energy
14 JUN

Grand Opening af PowerLabDK - Sidste chance for tilmelding og detaljeret program

Husk at tilmelde dig indvielsen af PowerLabDK den 23. juni, hvis du vil mærke, høre og se, hvordan vi kan hjælpe din virksomhed med tests, udvikling og demonstration af...

Energy Electrotechnology
Foto: Thorkild Christensen
15 APR

DTU presents innovative energy solutions to Chinese minister

Friday, the Chinese Minister for Science and Technology visited DTU and was, among other things, introduced to PowerLabDK and the newly opened ‘Miljøtek’.

Energy
Foto: Thorkild Christensen
15 APR

DTU fortæller kinesisk minister om innovative energiløsninger

Den kinesiske minister for videnskab og teknologi besøgte DTU fredag den 15. april, hvor han bl.a. blev introduceret til PowerLabDK og det nyåbnede Miljøtek.

Energy
11 APR

EcoGrid 2.0 Kick-off - Flexibility for users is key to succes

The EcoGrid 2.0 project's vision is to develop, test and demonstrate an electricity market for flexibility, that meets the customers' daily needs and make it easy to choose...

Energy efficiency Energy storage Energy production Energy systems Wind energy Solar energy Electrical engineering
01 APR

DTU expert appointed to new Energy Commission

Professor Jacob Østergaard, Head of the Centre for Electric Power and Energy at DTU Electrical Engineering has been awarded a seat on the Danish government’s new Energy...

Electrotechnology Energy
31 MAR

DTU-ekspert med i ny energikommission

Professor Jacob Østergaard, der er centerleder for Center for El og Energi på DTU Elektro er blandt medlemmerne i regeringens nye energikommission.

Energy Electrotechnology
04 MAR

Gaming to learn about renewables in electricity markets

The MSc course "Renewables in electricity markets" at DTU Elektro has attracted nearly 90 students in 2016, even though it is given for the second year only. One of the...

Electrical engineering Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy production Energy storage Energy systems
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
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
27 NOV

Science Magazine writes article about the EcoGrid project on Bornholm

A new article in Science Magazine describes how Denmark strives to become a carbon neutral nation. The EcoGrid project on Bornholm is one of the examples.

Wind energy Energy production Energy efficiency
13 NOV

Electric vehicles are ready to support the power system

On 26 and 27 October DTU Electrical Engineering's Center for Electric Power and Energy (CEE) hosted an International Energy Agency workshop on V2X technology with 46...

Electrotechnology Energy systems Energy storage
07 OCT

EcoGrid 2.0 vil be realized

Energy research project, EcoGrid has just been granted renewed funding of 48.6 million from the EUDP scheme. The project has a similar self-financed scheme, which means...

Electricity supply Energy efficiency Energy systems
07 OCT

DTU seeks two full professors to strengthen Center for Electric Power and Energy

To further strengthen the research, education and innovation of the center, DTU seeks two professors within Power Components in Distributed Energy Systems and High Voltage...

Electrotechnology Energy
Photo: Ulrik Jantzen
28 APR

Intelligently controlled energy spells end to wasted resources

Earlier today saw the inauguration of EnergyLab Nordhavn, a new full-scale smart city energy lab in Copenhagen. Participating at the event were representatives from ministries...

Energy
Kickoff af EnergyLab Nordhavn. Foto: Ulrik Jantzen
28 APR

Goddag til intelligent styret energi og farvel til ressourcespild

Tidligere i dag var der kickoff for storbylaboratoriet EnergyLab Nordhavn med deltagelse af repræsentanter fra ministerier, erhvervsliv og universitetsverden. Blandt talerne...

Energy
24 APR

Nissan and Endesa join Nikola project

The 22nd of April Nissan representatives came by DTU Risø with two brand-new Nissan Leafs. The vehicles will be part of the Nikola project that investigates in electric...

Electricity supply Energy storage Energy systems
02 JAN

From Smart Grids to Smart Energy

Professor Jacob Østergaard, Head of Center for Electric Power and Energy at DTU Electrical Engineering gives insight into the field of Smart Energy in Living Energy Magazine...

Energy
2014
28 NOV

Electric Vehicles and the Smart Grid – Nikola half-way seminar on 27 November...

On 27 November 2014 the Nikola project held its half-way seminar, which gathered 55 professionals and enthusiasts interested in EV integration

Energy
21 NOV

Danish Energy Research Succesfully Delivers Real-Life Demonstration of Smart Grid

The iPower program for research and innovation co-funded by the Innovation Foundation has successfully shown live demonstrations of key end-to-end smart grid solutions...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
28 OCT

Nobel Prize winner Steven Chu visits DTU to discuss Smart Energy

On 26 October 2014, the Nobel Prize winner and US Secretary of Energy in the Obama government (2009-2013) Steven Chu and Vice President for Energy and Climate in UN Foundation...

Energy Wind energy
06 OCT

COTEVOS Workshop

Plans for Interoperability Assessment Infrastructures and Test Cases for EV Integration

Energy
16 SEP

Write your thesis about green energy and get the chance to present it to the Danish...

Minister for Climate, Energy and Buildings, Rasmus Helveg Petersen invites students to contribute with knowledge and creative ideas to support Denmark’s transition to a...

Wind energy Energy Electrotechnology
11 SEP

New world-class experimental facilities at PowerLabDK in 2015

On 9 September 2014 the foundation stone was laid for the new Agora building, which will house the new PowerLabDK experimental facilities from September 2015. DTU Electrical...

Electrotechnology Energy
04 SEP

US-Denmark Renewable Energy Summer Workshop

18 students from Denmark and the United States met to collaborate on projects in an interdisciplinary format. The topics included smart energy systems, economic aspects...

Electronics Energy
27 JUN

Promising first measurements from the EcoGrid EU project

The EcoGrid EU project has just released its third newsletter, which includes examples of the first measurements from the smart grid experiment involving 2,000 costumers...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy
12 JUN

New partnership between Danfoss and CEE at DTU Electrical Engineering

Danfoss and Center for Electric Power and Energy have entered into a strategic partnership with international ambitions. The purpose of the partnership is to create innovative...

Electrotechnology Energy Wind energy

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