The Energy & Resources research theme addresses the energy transformation, a key topic comprising social and economic issues. The aim of the energy transition is to realise a secure, economical, and sustainable energy supply. Research under this theme focuses on technologies and social concepts for sustainable energy generation, transformation, and distribution as well as the influence of digitalisation and decentralisation.

Center stage in this research theme is research and development of technologies and methods for sustainable and innovative energy systems with regard to the triangle of energy policy objectives: supply security, economic feasibility, and environmental sustainability. Besides the pursuit of energy sovereignty and energy efficiency, resource limitations is another social challenge that requires high levels of innovation to address.

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