Power system regulation is never at a rest, and this is particularly true for the power systems of today. In a world that is hungry for a reliable supply of electricity, regulation and reform of the power sector become the drivers for economic development. Several countries across the world have implemented energy sector reforms to improve their economic performances.
This online course will highlight the connection between strategic governance of the power sector and economic growth. It will also provide the participants with the fundamentals for working in power sector regulation, whether in a regulatory commission, in a regulatory department within a company, or as a policymaker.
Led by world-class experts, the course will give you a comprehensive understanding of the main concepts and ideas behind sector regulation from an engineering, economic and regulatory perspective.
Participants will have exclusive access to the ebook version of ‘Regulation of the Power Sector’, edited by Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga for the duration of the course.
BLOCK I: THEORY AND PRINCIPLES OF REGULATION
Regulatory models for energy systems
Fundamentals of energy systems economics
Cost allocation methodologies
BLOCK II: REGULATION OF ENERGY SUPPLY ACTIVITIES
Pricing electricity generation
Complements to energy markets: ancillary services and capacity mechanisms
Interplay between transmission and generation
Regulated revenues and cost allocation
The course is given in English and developed for:
No formal background on energy regulation is required.
We designed this training to give you a solid grasp of the fundamentals, and start your journey towards becoming an energy regulation expert.
In this course you will learn:
At the end of the course, the participants can earn a Certificate of Attendance, a Certificate of Completion or a Certificate of Excellence, depending on their performance and engagement throughout the course.
The training is led by Prof Carlos Batlle, who has been teaching the course “Engineering, Economics and Regulation of the Electric Power Sector” at MIT for the last ten years. Carlos will be supported by a group of leading experts in the field, who will channel their rich knowledge into interactive lectures, and live webinars.
Each year, the Florence School of Regulation – Energy and Climate (FSR Energy & Climate) awards scholarships for a wide variety of training courses targeting a broad audience of professionals and academics.
Applications will be assessed by a Selection Committee of FSR members on a yearly basis. The successful candidates will be informed by 28 February 2022 and will be provided with all relevant information on how to enroll in the online course or residential training of their choice.
Send your application by 9 January 2022.
Special offer for group enrolments: 10% discount from 5 participants from the same organisation
Paid registration fee is non-refundable. However, registrant substitution may be made up to 20 days before the start date of the course.
Power system regulation is never at a rest! Join us online for a comprehensive understanding of the power sector regulation from an engineering, economic and regulatory perspective.
I really loved the online course on Regulation of Power Sector. It helps by going into the depths of power sector regulation. It was serious, interactive and involved a lot of independent research. I enjoyed the live classes at the end of each chapter. I can recommend this course for all interested in power system management.
This online course is the most innovative and efficient crash course on power I have seen!
Although fully online, this course is supported by a dedicated team, and I could find personalized follow-up and helpful explanations when I most needed them. This was valuable input in addition to all videos, quizzes and teaching materials available during the course.
Generally, a great course, excellently thought-over and managed, thank you very much!
There is too much opinion and too little facts in other similar courses by other universities. This course is one of the few that looks at facts, present-day and probable past.
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