Rafael Finck Rafael Finck

M.Sc. Rafael Finck



  • Interdependencies between power market design and power grids
  • Analysis and modelling of power systems
  • Flow-based market coupling


Seminars & Thesis consultation

  • Seminar "Europäische Strommärkte im Zeichen von Klimaschutz und Energiewende" (SoSe 2017)
  • Seminar "Auswirkungen der verstärkten Integration Erneuerbarer in zukünftigen Energiewelten" (WiSe 2017/2018)
  • Please see open bachelors and masters projects for thesis consultation.

Further activities

  • Elected board member of the faculty graduate council (May 2017-June 2021)


Book Chapters
Utilising Distributed Flexibilities in the European Transmission Grid
Ruppert, M.; Slednev, V.; Finck, R.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2019. Advances in Energy System Optimization – Proceedings of the 2nd International Symposium on Energy System Optimization. Ed.: V. Bertsch, 81–101, Birkhäuser Verlag. doi:10.1007/978-3-030-32157-4_6
Journal Articles
Comparison of different methods of spatial disaggregation of electricity generation and consumption time series
Raventós, O.; Dengiz, T.; Medjroubi, W.; Unaichi, C.; Bruckmeier, A.; Finck, R.
2022. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews, 163, Art.-Nr.: 112186. doi:10.1016/j.rser.2022.112186
Impact of Flow Based Market Coupling on the European Electricity Markets
Finck, R.
2021. Sustainability Management Forum | NachhaltigkeitsManagementForum, 29 (2), 173–186. doi:10.1007/s00550-021-00520-w
Conference Papers
Impact of Flow-Based Market Coupling on Generator Dispatch in CEE Region
Finck, R.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2018. 2018 15th International Conference on the European Energy Market (EEM), Lódz, PL, June 27–29, 2018, 1–5, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/EEM.2018.8469927
The impact of different distribution of renewable energy sources and load on flow-based market coupling
Finck, R.; Ardone, A.; Fichtner, W.
2018. 41st IAEE International Conference, Groningen, NL, June 10-13, 2018, Energy Academy Europe
Considering uncertainties in the evaluation of transmission grid reinforcements
Bongers, T.; Finck, R.; Moser, A.
2017. 2017 IEEE Manchester PowerTech, Manchester, UK, June 18–22, 2017, 1–6, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE). doi:10.1109/PTC.2017.7981192
Simulation der Versorgungssicherheit während Extremwetter-Ereignissen mittels eines gekoppelten Markt- und Netzmodells
Finck, J. R.; Nitsch, F.
2024, February 14. 18. Symposium Energieinnovation (EnInnov 2024), Graz, Austria, February 14–16, 2024
Impacts of the uncoordinated introduction of capacity mechanisms on European power flows
Finck, R.
2018. 661. WE-Heraeus-Seminar on "Nonlinear Dynamics, Optimization and Control of Distributed Energy Systems", Bad Honnef, 28.-31.01.2018


  • Research Associate at the Chair of Energy Economics since 09/2016
  • B. Sc. and M. Sc. in Business Administration and Engineering: Electrical Power Engineering at RWTH Aachen University from 2010-2016
  • Academic Exchange Semester at University College Cork, Ireland and INSA de Lyon, France
  • Intership with Lapp Insulators GmbH
  • Student Research Assistent at Institute for High Voltage Technology at RWTH Aachen University