EFET Training on Energy Trading and the European Wholesale Electricity Market

29 November 2018, Brussels

The Council of European Energy Regulators (CEER) in collaboration with the European Federation of Energy Traders (EFET) is delighted to organise a unique one-day introduction to “Energy Trading and the European Wholesale Electricity Market” in CEER’s office on 29 November 2018. This course is ideally suited for staff of National Regulatory Authorities (NRAs) but representatives from other organizations are welcome to join.

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Joint Training: Electricity Market Monitoring Tools

December 3-5, 2018

Istanbul, Turkey

The training program aims to discuss how to implement an explicit ex-ante regulatory measure to tackle and overcome the structural problems related to market monitoring. The objective of the work of regulators should therefore be to mitigate the market power of dominant players while, at the same time, affecting as little as possible  the right marginal signals that lead generators and system operators to maximize economic efficiency.

This three-day training is designed particularly for experts from regulatory authorities that are familiar with wholesale and retail markets monitoring in the electricity sector. On the first extensive day of the program, we will approach the fundamentals of competitive electricity markets, discuss market power in generation and transmission, accompanied by two case studies. On the second day, we will discuss the EU REMIT regulation and we will also look at the renewable energy markets and ancillary services. As a side event, the group will visit Enerjisa’s (one of the largest Turkish distribution companies) educational and vocational center. On the third and final day, we will discuss competition in retail markets and hear about the work of the East European Electricity Market Monitoring Project. During the course, participants will have the chance to interact through a group task and evaluate their learning progress.

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6th ERRA Training Course: Principles of Natural Gas Market Regulation

Nov. 12-16, 2018

Budapest, Hungary

The 6th edition of ERRA’s Natural Gas Training Course builds upon the previous similar training programs. It aims to give a general introduction into the gas value chain with special emphasis on upstream gas supplies. It is supposed to give a good understanding of the restructuring process of the gas industry and of wholesale markets. It puts special emphasis on regulators approaches of gas infrastructures, gas storage and security of supply issues.

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ICER Women in Energy 2018 Mentoring Programme – What we have learned as Mentor and Mentee

Date:

  • 26 November 2018

Speakers:

  •  Ms Annegret Groebel – Head of Department International Relations, BNetzA, Germany, Mentor
  • Ms Chloe Haseltine – Policy at AER, Australia, Mentee
  • Ms Colette Honorable – Partner, Reed Smith LLP, USA, Mentor
  • Ms Azeema Akram – Transportation Counsel, Illinois Commerce Commission, USA, Mentee

Moderator:

  • Ms Diane X. Burman, Commissioner of the New York State Public Service Commission