Digitalisation and sector coupling

Last updated: 9 July 2021

In the context of the economic stimulus of June 2020, the German government decided to implement several measures to develop research and development in the energy sector.


Among them, project-related research fundings (including the SINTEG program and real laboratories of the energy transition) are being expanded.

The focus is on the next major upheavals in the Energy system will be digititalisation and sector coupling.


EUR 0.3 billion will be invested in this specific measure.

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