Learn the fundamental regulatory principles of the electricity and gas sectors through hands-on, real case activities and examples with instructors from national regulatory authorities from Europe and North America, the European Commission, academia and energy companies.
After this course, you will have a comprehensive understanding of the regulation of distribution, transmission and generation, wholesale and retail markets, demand response and the future of power systems and regulation.
This year, the Summer School will be held fully online. In this online course, you will have the chance to discuss and learn from your instructors and peers, via interactive live classes, Q&A sessions, and a final panel debate.
To ensure a close interaction with the instructors and a personalised learning experience, this online course will have a limit number of participants. The summer school on the regulation of energy utilities is directed by Carlos Batlle.
Europe has undertaken the great task of integrating the energy markets at the continental level. Much progress has been achieved thanks to comprehensive policy and regulatory efforts put forth to coordinate the objectives of all market participants in an open, fair and sustainable competitive market. Energy companies, Transmission System Operators, distribution utilities and every market agent has been tasked to align local policies and regulatory frameworks with a more and more comprehensive European regulatory framework that fosters cross-border exchange and cooperation.
FSR Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities will provide the most 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 sustainability and security of supply.
The Summer School balances theory with practice with key practical case examples illustrated directly by the agents 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 a lecture focusing on the key theoretical concepts complemented by real and current examples from the industry. Interactive tools and activities involving the participants are utilized to enhance the discussion and improve the learning experience.
Lectures will be held every Monday, Wednesday and Friday. A final panel debate is scheduled on Monday, July 12th and will mark the end of the course.
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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 the energy regulation sector of the gas and electricity industry.
No specific academic background is required although the knowledge of engineering or economics is recommended.
A basic knowledge or experience in energy regulation or policy making is expected from the participants.
The training is given in English. The course is designed for a global audience and the times of the live classes can be adjusted to facilitate access from different time zones.
Bernard Energy (BEA), the European Distribution System Operators’ Association (E.DSO), the European Network of Transmission System Operators for Electricity (ENTSO-E), the Union of the Electricity Industry – Eurelectric (Eurelectric) and the Florence School of Regulation (FSR) have the pleasure to announce the call for the 5th Ana Aguado Scholarship Award.
Under this joint initiative, two student scholarships are offered by the above Partners for participation in the Summer School on Regulation of Energy Utilities held by the FSR from 28 June to 9 July 2021. The 2021 Summer School will be organised as a 1-week residential course in Florence or as an online webinar, depending on the pandemic evolution.
The Partners will allocate five other candidates ranked after the two winners with the opportunity to attend for free one online training course of their choice. All FSR online courses are valid with the exception of the Annual Training on the Regulation of Energy Utilities, the Executive Course to Master Electricity Markets, and the Summer School on Energy Utilities.
These five free seats will be valid between May 2021 and July 2022.
Candidatures should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org by 15 March 2021 and include the following documents in English (format and maximum length of the documents must be respected to be taken into consideration):
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