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DTU's CO2-fangstanlæg på plads ved Mølleåværket i Lyngby
02 FEB

Carbon capture - climate gain and good business

A mobile carbon capture plant developed at DTU has now been connected to a functioning biogas plant for the first time. The Mølleå wastewater treatment plant...

2020
Experimental set-up, which is used to quickly heat plastic together with hydrogen and catalyst, so that it is converted into petrol. Photo taken by Thorkild Christensen
01 DEC

Closing the plastic recycle loop

Only 16 per cent of the more than 250 million tons of plastic we use every year globally is recycled. If, however, we could recycle more plastic and at the same time get...

Catalysis CO2 separation and CO2 storage Waste management Chemical engineering Energy production
Kim Birnie-Gauvin with an 83 cm large sea trout—ready to be released in Villestrup Å stream after being tagged. Photo Jessica Desforges
30 NOV

PhD thesis of the year proves value of removing creek barriers

Kim Birnie-Gauvin from DTU Aqua received the PhD thesis of the Year Award at the annual PhD reception. Six other PhD graduates and the PhD supervisor of the year were also...

Microbes Photo credit : colorbox
23 NOV

Microbes make tricky biomass useful

Turning residual biomass into a resource rather than waste has previously been difficult. A novel process produces methane with very high yield.

Fermentation Bioenergy
Foto Colourbox
09 NOV

Bacteria ensure better use of biomass

A special blend of robust bacteria in a new process is paving the way to convert even the stubbornest forms of biomass into methane.

Energy Biotechnology and biochemistry
Søren Kiil, Gürkan Sin, Manuel Pinelo and Nicolas von Solms
03 NOV

Four new professors at DTU Chemical Engineering

DTU Chemical Engineering is happy to announce the appointment of four new professors with expertise in different areas of chemical engineering.

Regranulate - plastic ground into smaller pieces. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
21 OCT

How can we make plastic more sustainable?

All stages of plastics use, from processing to initial product and after-life will need to be taken into account for design of tomorrow’s plastic materials and to...

Polymers Materials Environment and pollution
PhD student Spardha Virendra Jhamb (now postdoc) and Associate Professor Xiaodong Liang. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
08 OCT

Virtual prediction of bio-degradability

Companies striving to improve the sustainability of their products are helped by software developed in the KT Consortium. The project was initiated by industry member Syngenta...

Computer calculations Software and programming
Associate Professor Jakob Munkholt Christensen and PhD student Niels Dyreborg Nielsen in the lab. Photo by Thorkild Christensen
05 OCT

Can you store solar and wind?

Solar and wind energy are difficult to store, but the liquid chemical methanol can be the key to being able to store up to 50 times as much energy in one place.

Energy storage Energy production Solar energy Wind energy Power stations Catalysis Energy efficiency
Biochar in the hand. Photo by Christian Ove Carlsson.
01 OCT

Sludge—from problem to resource

Sprung from DTU Chemical Engineering, start-up company AquaGreen sees sludge from waste water treatment as a resource rather than an environmental problem.

Environment and pollution Energy

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