What are the implications of the transition to renewable energy mean for the energy market? How can the energy industry become more sustainable? What risks come with climate change? The pillar Apply focuses on the feasibility, economy and long-term integration of mandatory measures due to climate change and alternative energy sources. Research deals with technology acceptance, new products for the energy market, and social adaptation strategies to dampen the consequences of climate change. One key issue is how intelligent energy systems can be successfully transferred to a functioning energy industry.