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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
Biogas into methanol in a container
14 JUL

Biogas to be converted into methanol

Sustainable fuel has moved a big step closer with a new demonstration plant that can convert biogas into the liquid fuel methanol.

Bioenergy Energy production
2019
Foto: Mikal Schlosser
16 DEC

CO2 must be captured - and exploited

Researchers will develop a mobile plant that can capture CO2 before it is released into the atmosphere. The unwanted greenhouse gas will instead be exploited for new products

CO2 separation and CO2 storage Bioenergy Energy production
Halm
14 JUN

Denmark should focus on converting straw to biofuel

New calculations from DTU indicate that there are both economic and environmental benefits from exploiting straw for biofuel for heavy transport instead of for district...

Energy Chemistry
Photo: Colourbox
07 MAY

A novel concept for bio-fuel production

Catalytic hydro-pyrolysis is a strong candidate for conversion of biomass into liquid fuels for vehicles and airplanes. The technology can be viewed as part of the solution...

Energy storage Bioenergy
Photo: Colourbox
01 MAY

CO2 as a valuable byproduct from biogas

Upgrading of biogas into methane mainly implies removal of CO2 from the biogas. A project at DTU Chemical Engineering strives to make use of this CO2.

Bioenergy Energy efficiency CO2 separation and CO2 storage
Photo: Colourbox
24 APR

Chemical engineering tools for green oils

The properties of oil produced from biological feedstock are very different from fossil-based oils. A consistent effort in the KT Consortium assists in providing the necessary...

Bioenergy Software and programming
Photo: Colourbox
11 APR

Boosting the efficiency of biogas plants

Laboratory experiments have shown pretreatment with ammonia able to increase methane production from manure fibres by more than 200 per cent. Pilot Plant tests will take...

Bacteria and microorganisms Bioenergy Energy efficiency
Photo: Colourbox
04 APR

New research project on water can lead to groundbreaking knowledge

A new research project from DTU Chemical Engineering examines structures in water that could lead to a better understanding of phenomena in nature as well as new energy...

Biological systems Solar energy Chemistry
2018
Foto: EnviDan
01 NOV

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Photo: EnviDan
22 OCT

Increasing biogas yield from manure

A new method makes agricultural manure far more suitable as a raw material for biogas.

Bacteria and microorganisms Organic chemistry Bioenergy Energy production
Photo: NOV Flexibles
21 JUN

Recipe for deep ocean oil pipelines

The laboratories of National Oilwell Varco subject steel and advanced plastics to mistreatment to ensure that the finished pipes are up to the task of transporting oil...

Energy production Energy efficiency Fossil fuels Polymers
2017
Source: SBM France
26 SEP

Wave energy harvesting with artificial muscles

Dielectric elastomers, also known as artificial muscles, have emerged in recent years and hold great promise as energy generators. Researchers from DTU Chemical Engineering...

Superconductors Energy production Energy systems Electricity supply Energy efficiency
Kim Dam-Johansen signing the agreement with Mikko Hupa, Head of Åbo Academy
30 AUG

Increasing Nordic collaboration

DTU has signed an official collaboration agreement with Åbo Academy and NTNU in order to strengthen the Nordic scientific research profile internationally.

Materials Chemistry Food, fish and agriculture Environment and pollution Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy
PhD student Chitta Behera: Photo: DTU Chemical Engineering
11 AUG

A Smart City without plans for water is not smart

Big cities around the world are growing and infrastructure is increasingly under pressure from the influx of new inhabitants. Part of the solution could be so-called &ldquo...

Waste water and water discharge Water supply Innovation and product development Energy systems Climate adaption Energy Environment and pollution
CHEC. Foto: Thorkild Christensen
21 JUN

Transport of the future run on wood

New research at DTU Chemical Engineering is paving the way for cheaper sustainable fuels in the transportation sector based on 2nd generation biomass.

Energy Environment and pollution Transport and logistics Chemistry Biotechnology and biochemistry
Photo: Thorkild Christensen
19 JUN

Anne Ladegaard Skov elected President of the EuroEAP Society

Anne Ladegaard Skov from the Danish Polymer Centre is elected as the new President of the trans-European Electromechanically Active Polymers society EuroEAP.

Materials Energy Chemistry
Photo: Bjørn Lymann Jespersen
13 JUN

Ten researchers receive grants for 'wild' experiments

VILLUM FONDEN is giving ten researchers up to DKK 2 million (EUR 268,000) each in funding to explore novel ideas. The money is earmarked for innovative and ‘wild...

Biotechnology and biochemistry Energy Physics Information technology Medicine and medico technology

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