Action Group 9 held its 3rd meeting on February 14th, 2017 in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. The goal of the meeting was the finalization of the work plan for Action Group 9 for the EUSALP implementation period 2017-2019. The meeting was split up into an initial plenary session, two round tables of the subgroups and a final plenary session. During the first plenary, input presentations were given. Rupert Pritzl (StMWi Bavaria) and Robert Bartl (Bayern Innovativ) gave an overview about ongoing activities in the energy sector under the Bavarian presidency, Patrick Biard and Etienne Vienot (both AURA EE) presented macro-regional data and indicators for AG9, Sebastian Gras (DG Ener) presented activities of the Regional Group on Smart Grid Deployment under the TEN-E regulation and Maren Meyer (KlimaHaus) elaborated possibilities to capitalize external expertise for AG9 in the framework of the AlpGov project. The subgroups then met for two round table sessions and discussed their ongoing and planned activities in order to finalize the work plan. In a final plenary session, each subgroup presented its results and further actions were decided.