Tag Archive for 'Denmark'

EU smart grid will help electricity consumers alter demand to match renewable energy production

December 3rd, 2011 by SINTEF

The EU wants electricity distribution systems that can use more solar and wind energy. The tools to hand are a smart power grid and a range of financial “carrots”. With the aid of these tools, 2,000 electricity customers on the Danish island of Bornholm are being tempted to reduce their power consumption when the wind […]

Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, have their own shipwreck home and leave the wreck to forage for food

July 9th, 2011 by Technical University of Denmark

Adult Atlantic cod, Gadus morhua, choose ‘their own’ local shipwreck, which they swim back to faithfully day after day. This is just one of the results from research using acoustic tags which has yielded new insights into what Atlantic cod get up to below the surface of the sea. When PhD student Junita D. Karlsen […]

Research into batteries will give electric cars the same range as petrol cars

April 6th, 2011 by Riso National Laboratory for Sustainable Energy

Li-air batteries are a promising opportunity for electric cars. “If we succeed in developing this technology, we are facing the ultimate break-through for electric cars, because in practice, the energy density of Li-air batteries will be comparable to that of petrol and diesel, if you take into account that a combustion engine only has an […]