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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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  • Open position as Industrial PhD student at NIBE

    NIBE heat pump.
    Published Feb 23, 2021

    One of Europe’s leading manufacturers of heat pumps, NIBE, together with Electricité de France (EDF) is looking for an industrial ph.d. student, to be supervised from the French university Mines Paris...

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  • Average and Marginal CO2eq emission factors

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    Published Feb 22, 2021

    On Friday the 4th, a seminar/discussion about Marginal and Average CO2 eq emission factors took place online. It had been organized by EGI PhD students to try to get a better understanding of this top...

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  • Wanted: ventilation team for buildings post corona

    Conference room in the basement of KTH Live-in Lab.
    KTH Live-In Lab wants to find partners interested in how to ensure risk free indoor space during a challenge such as the corona virus.
    Published Feb 03, 2021

    Will ventilation systems in future buildings be designed in a different way to minimize spread of bacteria and virus? This question is raised by KTH Live-In Lab who’s looking for new partners to solve...

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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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  • Chang Su makes district heating more sustainable

    Published Dec 08, 2020

    Chang Su's IRIS related research about the decarbonization of the Swedish district heating sector has received funding from the Swedish Energy Agency.

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  • EGI writes energy history with the heat pump

    White house covered in snow.
    The heat pump technology would prove to be a good fit in the country of Sweden, mainly due to our cold climate. Photo: Malin on Unsplash
    Published Dec 08, 2020

    The oil crisis of the 70s marked the start of an energy transition where the heat pump would become something of a success story in Sweden. Björn Palm at the Department of Energy Technology (EGI) talk...

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  • Emma Nyholm Humire receives best thesis award

    Published Dec 04, 2020

    Emma Nyholm Humire has received her best thesis award - Ebbe Lyths Stipendium at Svenska Kyl och Värmepump dagen.

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  • Alumni meet-up confirms life after graduation

    Published Nov 18, 2020

    There is a life after graduation. This was clear at the alumni meetup for the Master program Sustainable energy engineering, SEE on Friday. Alumni, faculty and currents students, met on zoom for inspi...

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  • Climate footprint can be cut by half with co-living

    Interiör KTh Live-in Labs studentbostäder.
    Shared areas such as kitchen and dining rooms can reduce climate footprint and facilitate social gatherings. Photo of Testbed Akademiska Hus by Alexandra von Kern
    Published Nov 18, 2020

    The climate footprint per person can be reduced by more than 50 percent if the homes are designed to share common areas such as kitchens and bathrooms. This is shown by research from KTH in Live-In La...

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  • Temporary change of recommendations

    Published Nov 03, 2020

    Due to new recommendations for the Stockholm region from the Public Health Agency there will be temporary changes in KTH’s recommendations.

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  • Research on Heat Pumps and Refrigeration - with ETT involved

    Värmepump installerat på taket
    Published Oct 20, 2020

    Swedish Energy Authority has supported research on heat pumps and refrigerating technology since 1970-es. The research done on the area has led to many concrete and positive effects in the society. ...

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  • In memory of Peter Kjaerboe

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    Published Oct 19, 2020

    Our colleague and friend to many of us Peter Kjaerboe has passed away September 2020. Researcher, innovator, civil engineer and an inspiring person has left many good memories behind him.

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  • Third prize in the Eurammon contest won by our student

    Picture of a glacier from Eurammon webpage
    Published Oct 08, 2020

    One of our students, Fabio Giunta, has been awarded third place in the Eurammon Natural Refrigeration Award 2020 contest

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  • New successful publication

    Cover of the International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer
    Published Oct 08, 2020

    Paper by our colleagues has recently become one of the most downloaded according to the statistics by the Interantational Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer

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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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  • Students make Indian city Gurugram sustainable

    Five students in front of a KTH building.
    The winning team, from the left: Marko Miletic, Erik von Schultz, Emma Wernius, Simon Färegård and Hanna Olausson. Not pictured: Martina Sekkenes.
    Published Sep 28, 2020

    The yearly competition for the students from the Energy management course was completed on Wednesday last week. The students have been working with suggestions for city development – this year a distr...

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  • A datapool full of research goodies

    Center manager Jonas Anund Vogel under the removable floor in one of the apartments in testbed KTH.
    Center manager Jonas Anund Vogel under the removable floor in one of the apartments in testbed KTH.
    Published Sep 09, 2020

    A data pool with data from testbeds and research results from Live-In Lab will keep KTH's research and education at the forefront. In addition, the data pool forms the basis for a larger research data...

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