The Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities (Ljubljana Edition) dives into the policy and regulatory efforts that Europe has undertaken to integrate the energy markets across the block and to foster cross-border exchanges and competition.
During this one-week training, you will learn the fundamental regulatory principles of the electricity and gas sectors, including through hands-on, real case activities and examples with instructors from academia and practice with an extensive experience in energy market design and regulation.
After this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the regulation of transmission and distribution, of the design of wholesale and retail markets and of ongoing developments in the electricity and gas sectors.
Besides helping you become familiar with the regulatory aspects and institutional structure of the electricity and gas markets in Europe, this training will also provide you with practical insights into infrastructure development for electricity and gas, the deployment of renewable energy sources and the challenges and opportunities in retail markets.
The Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities (Ljubljana Edition) is organised in cooperation with, and hosted by the University of Ljubljana.
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Since the mid-1990’s Europe has been working towards the integration of the energy markets at the continental level. Much progress has been achieved thanks to concerted effort of the European Institutions, the Member States, national regulatory authorities and other stakeholders, such as energy companies, transmission system operators, distribution system operators. The result is a comprehensive European regulatory framework that fosters cross-border exchange and competition to the benefit of energy consumers.
The FSR Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities in Ljubljana will provide an up-to-date and comprehensive view of the key regulatory principles, actions and implications of the current regulatory framework, highlighting the key challenges for the alignment of the industry with the policy goals of competition, sustainability and security of supply.
The Summer School balances theory with practice with key practical case examples illustrated directly by the actors and decision-makers involved, including former and current energy regulators, renowned academics and professionals from leading energy companies.
The aim of the training is:
After completing the course, the participant will be able to:
The course starts from basic introductory material and then aims to cover the major subjects of energy regulation in depth. Instructors will provide lectures focusing on the key theoretical concepts complemented by real and current examples from the industry. Interactive tools and activities involving the participants are used to enhance the discussion and improve the learning experience.
The Summer School is a training course belonging to the Highlights Level, giving participants an introduction to the topic with the newest updates from the field.
The training is designed for professionals from energy companies and representatives from National and European Regulatory Authorities, but also academics and researchers. The training is open for those looking to develop a career in energy market design and regulation.
No specific academic background is required although the knowledge of engineering or economics is recommended.
The training is given in English.
Please note that in order to provide the best interaction as well as to comply with the new rules on social distancing, the number of participants in this training course will be limited and applications will be processed on a first-come, first-served basis.
Participants will receive a response regarding their admission after the registration deadline.
The registration fee for:
The registration fee covers:
Note: Due to the current health situation caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, a final confirmation of the Summer School will be provided by the end of July.
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