Editha Kötter

Dipl.-Ing. (FH) Environmental Engineering/Renewable Energy Systems (HTW Berlin)

Head of Unit (Sabbatical)


Editha is Head of the Research Unit Transformation of Energy Systems together with Mascha Richter – she took over this position in September 2018. In advance, Editha has been a researcher at RLI since June 2012 and in this function is Project Manager of the research project „open_FRED“ (2016-2019), focusing on climate and feed-in time series as open data for energy system models, and the sub-project „open_eGo“ (2015-2018), focusing on inter-grid-level optimization. As Sub-Project Manager of „100 % EE durch PtG" (2013-2014), she analyzed energy storages in fluctuating energy systems.

Previously, Editha worked at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology (2010-2012), where she did research on energy and heat supply via co-generation by the example of in-home block heating stations (“Schwarmstrom"). During her studies of Environmental Engineering/Renewable Energy Systems at HTW Berlin, she worked, among others, for Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) in Delhi.

Editha is currently taking a sabbatical and will be back in April 2022. She is substituted by Lena Haug.