At first glance, the focus is on the energy industry itself, but that would be oversimplifying. It is precisely the integrative optimization of the users’ perspective, i.e., transportation, infrastructure for public services, commercial and residential buildings and, of course, all industries as well as agriculture, that must be mapped out in logical clusters. The already popular Smart City, for example, constitutes such a cluster.
All sectors and their interactions between each other are to be considered in order to identify the best possible decarbonization under locally given framework conditions. Accordingly, the decision-makers will be digitally supported in the respective sectors to find both technologically and economically viable solutions for their own decarbonization.