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  • HPT Researchers Participate in Enerstock 2024, Showcasing Thermal Energy Storage Innovations

    Published Jun 17, 2024

    Last week, researchers from HPT participated in the Enerstock 2024 conference, held in Lyon, France, from June 5-7. Enerstock is a leading international conference on energy storage, addressing the la...

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  • From Theory to Practice: Study Trip in Spain Inspires Future Sustainable Energy Engineers

    Published Jun 07, 2024

    Last week, our Large-Scale Solar Power course (MJ2500) students had the extraordinary opportunity to visit some of the most innovative concentrated solar power (CSP) and photovoltaic (PV) plants near ...

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  • Viktoria Martin – new ISES President

    Viktoria Martin.Professor in Energy Technology, ISES President
    Published Jun 03, 2024

    From July 2024 Viktoria Martin will be the President of the International Solar Energy Society ISES and lead the non-profit organisation for two years. Viktoria Martin is an experienced Professor in E...

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  • KTH Researchers Enhance Solar Power Generation in Cold, High-Latitude Regions

    Photo by Manny Becerra on Unsplash
    Published May 28, 2024

    Researchers from the Heat and Power division at KTH have developed an innovative method to optimize the tilt angle of photovoltaic (PV) systems in high-latitude, cold regions. This advancement aims to...

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  • She is the Female Technical Engineer of the Year

    Portrait of a young woman with flowers and a diploma in her hands.
    Nemrit Kaur, studying Energy and Environment at KTH, has been named Female Technical Engineer of the Year.
    Published May 21, 2024

    Congratulations to Nemrit Kaur, who is studying Energy and Environment at ITM and has been named Female Technical Engineer of the Year. The “Female Technical Engineer” program is a talent initiative t...

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  • A humanized electricity grid

    Man in front of a brick building with a paper in his hand.
    Lorenz Payonga, doctoral student at KTH’s Department of Energy Technology, is involved in the PARMENIDES project.
    Published May 06, 2024

    Can you combine the requirements from the electricity grid and the needs from the consumers? Researchers at KTH will combine multiple energy storage technologies with insights from human behavior, the...

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  • Our research family is growing: Meet Ana, Haoyang, and Tanima

    Published May 02, 2024

    We are happy to welcome new faces to our research family! Ana, Haoyang, and Tanima have recently joined us, bringing their exceptional talents and diverse backgrounds from around the globe to our mult...

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  • Saman wants to save the climate – with flexible energy storage

    Smiling woman in lab.
    Saman Nimali Gunasekara explores how flexible sector coupling between thermal energy and electric power can be designed for different realities.
    Published Apr 30, 2024

    50 percent of the world's final energy is used in cooling and heating. Yet little attention is paid to the technologies behind it, the role thermal energy storage plays in it, and its connection to el...

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  • Summer school on the sustainability of digital education

    Published Apr 11, 2024
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  • New EU funding boosts thermal systems research

    Silvia Trevisan and Rafael Guedez
    Rafael and Silvia visiting Exheat Ltd’s electric heater manufacturing facilities.
    Published Mar 06, 2024

    New funding for KTH’s experts in thermal systems paves way for new experiments and brand new rigs in the lab at the energy department. We sat down with researchers Rafael Guedez and Silvia Trevisan to...

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  • Solar simulator enhances testing and training

    Researcher next to the solar simulator
    Published Feb 13, 2024

    The sun has reached KTH in the form of a second test rig for sunlight simulation. The new solar simulator will transform the landscape of PV solar energy testing and training.

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  • HPT Welcomes High Schooler for Formula 1 Tests

    Published Feb 12, 2024

    As part of their mission to motivate young students towards higher education in engineering, Swedish universities actively engage with high schools (gymnasieskolor) in relevant research fields. Demons...

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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

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    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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  • Advancing Aerospace: VIFT Project Secures Funding for Virtual Engine Demonstrator

    Photo by emanuviews on Unsplash [cropped]
    Published Dec 04, 2023

    The successful, long-term collaboration among turbomachinery researchers from KTH, Chalmers University, Lund University, and GKN Aerospace AB continues to thrive. The new joint research project, VIFT,...

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  • HPT Turbomachinery and Propulsion group attends to the NFFP conference

    Published Nov 27, 2023

    The annual NFFP conference organized by GKN Aerospace AB took place in Trollhättan from 7-8 Nov.

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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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  • INDEK and EGI launch new PhD course on sustainable energy transitions

    Published Oct 27, 2023
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  • New additions to our research family: Meet Hemanth, Mateo, and Konstantinos

    Published Oct 27, 2023

    We are happy to extend a warm welcome to three outstanding PhD students who have recently joined our research family at HPT. Hemanth, Mateo, and Konstantinos, coming from diverse corners of the world,...

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