New head of Arctic Technology Centre
From 1th of October Carl Egede Bøggild is new head of Arctic Technology Centre. Carl is glaciologist and geophysicist of education and comes from a position as Assocate Professor in Snow and ice physics and as responsible for teaching Arctic hydrology at UNIS, Svalbard. He is born in Tasiilaq in Greenland and has worked with Arctic issues during his whole career.
Conference about mining in the Arctic
The Arctic Technology Centre holds its next ARTEK Event conference in Sisimiut 9th to 11th of April 2013 with the topic "Arctic Mining".
Apisseq - the new engineering domitory of Greenland
In mid-October 2010 the first ingeneering students moved into the new engineering dormitory of Greenland, situated in Sisimiut. The college was offically inaugurated 18 August with representatives from among others the Villum Fund, the A.P Møller and Chastine Mc-Kinney Møller Foundation for General Purpose, as with ther donations, respectively 20 and 25 million Danish kroners financed the realisation of the dormitory.
Pictures from the inauguration in August 2010
Greenland's first grid-connected wind turbine
In August 2010 the wind turbine of the Arctic Technology Centre placed in Sarfannguaq in West Greenland started to provide power directly to the local consumers. The wind turbine is a Proven and part of a project aiming of providing experience with the potential for wind energy in Greenland. The project is among others supported by the Greenland Government.
Read DTUs press release (Danish)
Read the article in Ingeniøren.dk (Danish)
Read the inaugural speech of Sarfannguaq (Danish)