Energy Networks – Approaches to coping with fluctuating energy sources, integration of decentralized power generation and storage, ICT for grid control and planning, control and safety systems, sensor networks, and systems for integrated energy management, stability and robustness of decentralized autonomous grid control.

Mobility – Charge management for electric vehicles, energy-aware services for driver assistance, ICT-based mobility concepts, intermodal mobility, energy-aware traffic control, smart grid integration of mobile storage.

Buildings – Optimisation of the interplay between building systems, heating devices and energy networks, e.g. by integrating smart metering; use cases for digital metering in households; hybrid energy management; user interaction support; building energy operating systems.

Cross-cutting – Security and privacy protection, interoperability, verification of networked smart grid systems, energy data analytics, energy efficiency and flexibility of industrial processes, demand response in scenarios of Industrie 4.0, information systems for behaviour control, simulation and modelling, market mechanisms and business cases, ICT-based energy system services, assessment of the reliability of interlinked IT and energy systems.