M.Sc. Iegor Riepin

Contact: Building 3E - Room 2.22

T +49 (0) 355 69-4043

Consultation Hours: Tuesdays, 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm

Research Interests: Computational Economics, Operations Research and Complex Systems Analysis

10/2014 - present: Research assistant at the Chair of Energy Economics, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

09/2019 - 10/2019: Research visit, Institute for Integrated Energy Systems, University of Victoria (UVic), Canada

09/2013 - 10/2013: Internship at German Institute for Economic Research (DIW Berlin), Department: Energy, Transportation, Environment

08/2013 - 10/2014: Student assistant at the Chair of Energy Economics, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg

10/2012 - 10/2014: Master degree in power engineering, BTU. Master thesis «Modelling of European natural gas market»

07/2011 - 08/2011: Internship at concern «City Thermal Grid», Ukraine

06/2010 - 07/2010: Internship at JSC «Zaporizhstal», Ukraine

09/2008 - 05/2012: Studies of Engineering, Zaporizhzhia State Engineering Academy, Ukraine

Publications and Conference Proceedings

Riepin, I., Müsgens, F. (2019): Seasonal Flexibility in the European Natural Gas Market, EPRG Working Paper series,  Abstract | Non-Technical Summary | PDF.

Riepin, I., Möbius, T., Müsgens, F. (2018): ‘Integrated Electricity and Gas Market Modeling – Effects of Gas Demand Uncertainty’, IEEE Conference Proceedings EEM 2018,  10.1109/EEM.2018.8469790preprint versionVideo.

Müsgens, F., Riepin, I. (2018): ‘Is Offshore Already Competitive? Analyzing German Offshore Wind Auctions’,   10.1109/EEM.2018.8469851preprint versionVideo.

Montenegro, R., Riepin, I., Hauser P. (2016): “Modelling of world LNG market development: focus on US investments and supplies ”, IEEE Conference Proceedings EEM 2016, DOI: 10.1109/EEM.2016.7521361

Müsgens, F., Poudineh, R., Riepin, I. (2015): A Note on Climate Policy Negotiations at the Threshold of COP-21 in Paris; Note of Oxford Institute for Energy Studies and BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg.

Riepin I. «Usage of Solar Energy for Heating Service and Domestic Water Heating» // The First Scientific Conference of Young Scientists and Graduate Students. Proceedings of "Scientific Bulletin of Young Scientists" - Zaporizhzhia: ZSEA, 2011. – №2(3). - p. 78-83.

Riepin I. «Ukrainian Market Prospects in the Field of Alternative Energy Sources» // VII All-Ukrainian Scientific and Practical Conference on theme «Environmental Protection of Industrial Regions as a Condition for Sustainable Development of Ukraine» - Zaporizhzhia: ZSEA, 2011. – p. 186-192.

  • Application of non-linear and complementarity problems for natural gas market modelling,Research Seminar Chair of Energy Economics and Chair of  Mathematical Economics, BTU Cottbus-Senftenberg, Januar 23, 2017

  • Natural Gas Storages in Competition with Alternative Flexibility Sources’, PhD seminar Cottbus - Leipzig - Dresden (CO-LE-DD), September 27, 2016

  • Natural Gas Storages in Competition with Alternative Flexibility Sources, 39th IAEE International Conference, Bergen/Norwegen, June 21, 2016

  • ‘Prospects for Shale Gas Exploration in  Europe:  Ongoing Experience’, 38th IAEE International Conference, Antalya, Turkey, May 27, 2015

  • ‘Modelling of European natural gas market’, Mathematical Modelling Workshop, Frankfurt am Main, February 13, 2015

Research Projects

  1. Design of auctions for market premia for onshore wind generation: theoretical and experimental testing.

  2. Fundamental gas market analysis for a gas trading utility in a context of the German energy transition process.

  3. "Strategy 2020”: Development of a middle-term natural gas market forecast for a gas trading utility.


Power System Economics I

Power System Economics II

Energy Systems Modelling

Bachelor-/Master Theses


  • Modelling a multi-price capacity market mechanism promoting flexibility in a power market with  high shares of renewable energy (Master Thesis)


  • An Overview of Mechanisms for a Global Climate Agreement  against Climate Change (Bachelor Thesis)


  • Potential von LNG in Europa (Bachelor Thesis)
  • Modelling of global natural gas market utilizing non-linear programing (Master Thesis)