News - Energy technology


  • MSc thesis instructions are updated

    Cover page KTH Master
    Published Jan 31, 2012

    Please visit the homepage dedicated to Master thesis work. Instructions are updated and a few project proposals were recently added. Students, their s...

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  • Urban and Industrial Waste to Energy - Promoting Sustainable Development in Bolivia

    Published Dec 05, 2011

    The Division of Energy and Climate Studies at the Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) in Sweden will, together with their local partner the Centre for...

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  • Off-grid solution provides sustainable energy services in rural Africa

    Published Jun 20, 2011

    Today off-grid schemes are seen as a potential solution to provide electricity access and enhance development in rural Africa. ECS has initiated a new...

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  • Improving household environment in developing countries

    Published Jun 07, 2011

    Using modern forms of cooking fuels and improved stoves can reduce pollution and health hazards in developing countries. An ECS researcher has joined ...

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  • Swedish-Brazilian research and innovation centre inaugurated in São Bernardo do Campo

    Published May 24, 2011

    The Swedish-Brazilian centre for Research and Innovation, CISB (Centro de Pesquisa e Inovação Sueco-Brasileiro) was inaugurated in São Bernardo do Cam...

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  • Should I choose ethanol?

    Published Apr 04, 2011

    A publication by Prof. Semida Silveira and the Swedish think tank FORES discusses the pros and cons of bioethanol as transport fuel. "Ska jag tanka e...

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  • Collaboration with The Shift Project through a M.Sc. internship

    Published Feb 04, 2011

    The ECS division has established a new collaborative partner, The Shift Project (TSP). TSP is a Europe-wide think tank based in Paris, France and work...

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  • First ECS Licentiate graduate, Mr. Khatiwada, received scholarship for research visit in Brazil.

    Published Jan 13, 2011

    Mr. Dilip Khatiwada has received a scholarship for a one year research visit to Brazil starting in mid-January 2011.

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  • PhD Student at ECS accepted for an internship at the Brazilian Ministry of Finance

    Published Jan 05, 2011

    María F. Gómez, PhD Student at ECS, has been accepted for an internship at the Secretariat for Economic Monitoring (SEAE), which is part of the Brazil...

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  • Mark Howells appointed KTH professor in Energy Systems Analysis

    Mark Howells
    Mark Howells
    Published Dec 09, 2010

    Mark Howells has joined the ECS division following on his appointment as Professor in Energy Systems Analysis.

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  • The prize for best poster at the KTH Energy Initiative went to PhD student at ECS.

    Tomas Lönnqvist and his poster.
    Tomas Lönnqvist and his poster.
    Published Nov 30, 2010

    ECS PhD Student Tomas Lönnqvist won the prize for best poster at the KTH Energy Initiative. PhD Student María F. Gómez was in the top ten. The first p...

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  • ECS organizes special technical session at the SDEWES conference in September 2011.

    Published Nov 04, 2010

    The division of Energy and Climate Studies organizing a special technical session on the topic Electrification as a tool for sustainable development.

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  • Cooperation with Brazilian universities and companies to be intensified

    Published Aug 30, 2010

    Professor Semida Silveira is engaged in the development of cooperation between KTH and Brazilian universities and companies.

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  • ECS researcher presented paper on rural electrification at Renewable Energy Research Conference

    Published Aug 25, 2010

    PhD researcher Brijesh Mainali presented a paper on “Renewable Energy in Rural Electrification: Country Case Nepal” at Renewable Energy Research Confe...

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  • MoU signed between KTH and UNCTAD to cooperate on energy and sustainable development

    Published Jul 06, 2010

    KTH and UNCTAD (United Nations Conference on Trade and Development) have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to strengthen bilateral cooperatio...

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  • Professor Semida Silveira participating in Time 2 Innovate in Shanghai Expo 2010

    Published Jun 28, 2010

    Time 2 Innovate is an innovation race aimed att finding innovative solutions for energy problems.

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  • ECS develops biogas studies in collaboration with CPTS and UMSA in La Paz.

    Gabriela Aue
    Gabriela Aue
    Published Mar 12, 2010

    Gabriela Aue, Master Thesis student at Energy and Climate Studies, will realize her field study in La Paz, Bolivia, with financial support from SIDA t...

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  • Prof. Silveira spoke at Rosenbad in an event focused on Brazil.

    Picture from Rosenbad, February 18th.
    Brazilian Ambassador to Sweden Mr. Antonino Mena Goncalves, Professor Semida Silveira and Secretary of State Mr. Gunnar Wieslander.
    Published Feb 18, 2010

    In her speech, Prof. Silveira highlighted the major changes that the Brazilian energy system has undergone since the 40s. Back then, Brazil mainly rel...

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  • Senior Scientist from ECN in the Netherlands led seminars in ECS course.

    Published Feb 17, 2010

    Dr. Bob van der Zwaan, Senior Scientist at the Energy research Centre of the Netherlands (ECN), visited KTH in February to conduct the first block of ...

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  • The PhD course ENERGY SCENARIO ASSESSMENT will be held at KTH between 08 Feb and 30 June 2010.

    Published Jan 20, 2010

    The objective of the course is to teach students the methodology and application of scenario assessment techniques.

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