Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy

The centre heads research and development in renewable energy technologies. In collaboration with the centre’s target audience, small and medium sized businesses, a team of engineers and biologists are continuously developing new high knowledge content environment-related products.


Nordisk Folkecenter for Vedvarende Energi
Kammersgårdsvej 16,
7760 Hurup Thy
Phone: +45 97 95 66 00

  • Parking
  • Toilet
  • Admission: DKK 25
  • Possibility of group tours.



is compiled through tests, transfer of technology and collaboration with users, a work resulting in prototypes, demo facilities and documentation concerning technologies such as wave power, solar cells and plant oil and hydrogen for transportation.
Nordic Folkecenter’s branch in Mali conducts test programmes within the field of renewable energy. Through an extensive network of international contacts, know-how and results are shared and disseminated to users who visit the centre or read the publications, activities that bring Nordic Folkecenter into frequent contact with authorities, politicians and the media.
At Nordic Folkecenter for Renewable Energy you can experience a variety of experimental houses as well as numerous pilot plants that illustrate the character of the research carried out. Energy-saving is another focal area at the centre.

Feel the Energy

At Nordic Folkecenter, large open spaces are available to the public. Here you can experience exciting technologies such as:

  • Solar cells
  • Small wind turbines
  • Solar heating
  • Integrated energy systems
  • A bio dome and the production of the Azolla algae-fern
  • Pilot projects within the field of energy efficient building
  • EVs
  • Wave power
  • Early wind turbines

When visiting Nordic Folkecenter you will inevitably run into one of the many young students who come to the centre each year. Their contribution to the place is one of vibrancy and vision.
Nordic Folkecenter is the perfect goal for a day trip where you may enjoy a picnic surrounded by nature’s own energy. Be sure not to miss the magnificent view at Skibsted where fields and meadows meet the fjord.
A visit to Nordic Folkecenter brings a different perspective to renewable energy and suggests ways in which a conversion to renewable energy for everybody may be aided.