Carlos Andres Epia Realpe

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+49 461 805 3008
Gebäude Vilnius 1
VIL 108
Auf dem Campus 1b
Post code / City
24943 Flensburg


Department energy and environmental management
Guest researcher

Additional information

Postal address:

Europa-Universität Flensburg
Energie- und Umweltmanagement
z.H. Carlos Epia
Auf dem Campus 1
24943 Flensburg



Curriculum vitae

Carlos Epia is an electrical engineer from the National University of Colombia (2014), with a master's degree in Energy and Environmental Management at the European University of Flensburg (2021). He wrote his master thesis on the topic of "Using the concept of Dynamic Line Rating to facilitate the integration of Variable Renewable Energy (VRE) and optimize the expansion of the German electric network".

From 2015 to late 2019, Carlos worked as a substation engineer at Siemens Colombia, where he reached plenty of experience related to the design of control and protection systems for high and extra-high voltage substations. During the last year of his master's studies, he worked as a research assistant at the eGo^n project, where he developed his thesis. After graduation, Carlos started a new position as a scientific researcher at the same project, where he is currently working. His activities are especially focused on the implementation of algorithms in Python to reduce the complexity of energy systems for optimization calculations.


  • Flensburg University of Applied Sciences/ University of Flensburg, Reiner Lemoine Institute/ Otto-von-Guericke University Magdeburg/ German Aerospace Center Institute of Networked Energy Systems (2024): Ein offenes netzebenen- und sektorenübergreifendes Planungsinstrument zur Bestimmung des optimalen Einsatzes und Ausbaus von Flexibilitätsoptionen in Deutschland - Projektabschlussbericht. Zenodo.
  • Büttner, C./ Esterl, K./ Cußmann, I./ Epia Realpe, C. A./ Amme, J./ Nadal, A. (2024): Influence of flexibility options on the German transmission grid — A sector-coupled mid-term scenario. Renewable and Sustainable Energy Transition, 5, 100082.