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
Simulation der Versorgungssicherheit während Extremwetterereignissen mittels eines gekoppelten Markt- und Netzmodells
Finck, J. R.; Nitsch, F.
2024. 18. Symposium Energieinnovation (EnInnov 2024), Graz, A, 14.-16.02.2024
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. Nonlinear Dynamics, Optimization and Control of Distributed Energy Systems (2018), Bad Honnef, Germany, January 29–31, 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