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  • KTH Africa Days Event: Fostering Collaboration and Sustainability

    Published Feb 07, 2024

    In a bid to underscore its dedication to fostering collaboration and sustainable development initiatives across Africa, the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) recently hosted its much-anticipated Afr...

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  • KTH secures funding for Climate Compatible Growth

    Group picture
    Participants from a CCG workshop in Kenya about “Whole energy system model” in May 2023. KTH’s Agnese Beltramo and Roberto Heredia lead it together with two colleagues from the University College London.
    Published Jan 08, 2024

    KTH has secured extended funding for the Climate Compatible Growth (CCG) project*. The collaborative initiative, targeting effective energy sector policies in countries of the global south, has alread...

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  • KTH dES publishes a new groundbreaking open-access course on clean cooking access modeling

    Cover page of the OnStove's course in the Opena Learn platform.
    Published Dec 08, 2023

    OnStove, the revolutionary geospatial clean cooking tool developed by the division of Energy Systems (dES) at KTH Royal Institute of Technology, takes a giant leap forward with the release of an open-...

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  • New Doctoral Position for Innovative Climate-Land-Energy-Water Systems Modeling

    Published Nov 14, 2023

    The Division of Energy Systems within the Department of Energy Technology at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH), opens new Doctoral position focused on advancing integrated Climate-Land-Energy-Wa...

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  • New Assistant Professor opening in digitalization for sustainable energy systems

    Published Sep 08, 2023

    The School of Industrial Engineering and Management at KTH is pleased to announce an opening for the position of Assistant Professor in the field of Energy Technology with specialization in Digitaliza...

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  • How research cooperation could contribute to achieving the Vision 2030 in the Nordic Region?

    Fast track vision 2030 strategy
    Published Sep 08, 2023

    The Nordic Council of Ministers has a vision to make the Nordic Region the most sustainable and integrated region in the world by 2030. How can research contribute to realizing Nordisk Råd og Nordisk ...

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  • Innovative PhD Opportunity: Circular Recovery Models for Sustainable Urban Waste Management

    Published Sep 07, 2023

    Are you passionate about sustainability and eager to contribute to a circular economy? KTH Royal Institute of Technology invites motivated individuals to apply for an exciting PhD position within the ...

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  • Exciting PhD Opportunity in Energy Systems Research at KTH Royal Institute of Technology!

    Published Sep 07, 2023

    Are you passionate about advancing renewable energy systems and sustainability? KTH Royal Institute of Technology invites aspiring researchers to apply for an exciting new PhD position at the Division...

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  • KTH researcher is a lead author in the GEO-7 report

    Participants at the meeting
    The first Global Author's Meeting for the GEO-7 Report was in Bangkok.
    Published Mar 23, 2023

    In March 2023, hundreds of environmental experts gathered in Bangkok, Thailand, for the first authors' meeting of the Seventh Edition of the Global Environment Outlook (GEO-7) of the UN Environment Pr...

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  • Replacing wood and charcoal stoves in Africa could save half a million lives every year

    Two people hauling bundles of chopped wood on their shoulders on a rural road.
    A new study assigns actual value to the negative aspects of traditional cooking methods in the developing world, including lost time due to collecting wood or other burnable biomass. Pictured, women carry firewood for cooking at home in Kenya. (Photo: Youssef Boulkaid)
    Published Jan 12, 2023

    Half a million lives could be saved each year in sub-Saharan Africa by taking action to reduce reliance on traditional wood- and charcoal-burning stoves, a new study shows.

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  • “I want my research to matter”

    Published Mar 17, 2021

    He is passionate about sustainable development. Francesco Fuso Nerini’s motive to make his work known to others is simple: to make a difference. ”As researchers we have a duty to produce quality resea...

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  • Accelerating the transition to clean and modern cooking for the 3 billion people without access

    Photo credit: Youssef Boulkaid
    Published Mar 10, 2021

    More than 3 billion people worldwide still do not have access to clean cooking, which results in around 4 million premature deaths annually related to household air pollution (WHO, 2018), and in a num...

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  • Successful PhD defence by Jenny Gabriela Pena Balderrama

    Published Feb 02, 2021

    On the 18th December 2020, Jenny Gabriela Pena Balderrama from the division of Energy Systems KTH-dES, successfully defended her PhD thesis on the topic “Exploring low-carbon development pathways for ...

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  • FAO Water-Energy-Food Nexus Webinar series

    Published Jan 26, 2021

    This FAO series — organized in collaboration with SEI and KTH Royal Institute of Technology — introduces nexus concepts and gives examples of current efforts and best practices in the Near East and No...

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  • The division of Energy Systems at the UN-Habitat World Habitat day

    Published Oct 06, 2020

    Keynote presentation on the World Habitat day about climate change challenges and opportunities for the decarbonisation of cities.

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  • Successful PhD defence by Fumi Harahap

    From left to right: Fumi Harahap and professor Semida Silveira
    Published May 28, 2020

    On April 24th, 2020, Fumi Harahap from the division of Energy Systems KTH-dES, successfully defended her PhD thesis “Exploring synergies between the palm oil industry and bioenergy production in Indon...

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  • Successful PhD defence by Dennis Dreier

    From left to right: Professor Viktoria Martin, Dennis Dreier, Dilip Khatiwada and Will Usher.
    Published May 27, 2020

    On May 5th, 2020, Dennis Dreier from the division of Energy Systems (KTH-dES), successfully defended his PhD thesis “Transition Technologies for Electrification and Optimisation of Bus Transport Syste...

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  • UPCOMING: The 2020 OSeMOSYS Steering Committee meeting

    Published Apr 27, 2020

    The steering committee meeting will be held on June 25th 2020.

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  • Electrification pathways for Tanzania: Implications for the economy and the environment

    Published Apr 27, 2020

    A joint OSeMOSYS and Leontief Input-Output model for Tanzania to assess possible electrification pathways in the country.

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  • Cost-effectiveness of energy efficiency investments for high renewable electricity system

    Published Apr 27, 2020

    Suggesting a new methodology for quantifying the economic impact of energy efficiency investments in systems with high shares of RES and estimating the LACoSE value.

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