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Tailor-made training

FSR develops training courses fitting the specific needs of companies and public institutions. Supported by a global faculty of experts, we deliver tailor-made training courses in-house, on-site and online upon request.


Regulation for Universal Access to Energy

Date: 4-5 October 2018

Organisation: Indian Ocean Commission

Place: Antananarivo, Madagascar

Topic: Electricity Regulation

Description: This one-and-a-half-day residential training session represented the second block of a tailor-made blended learning programme specifically designed by the Florence School of Regulation to meet the learning objectives of participants from Comoros and Madagascar.


The Basics of Electricity Regulation

Date: 20 March 2018

Organisation: VII World Forum on Energy Regulation 2018

Place: Cancun, Mexico

Topic: Electricity Regulation

Description: This course was specifically designed for the Regulatory Training Day at the World Energy Forum to cover the fundamentals of the electricity industry. Namely, the course reviewed the basics of economic regulation and regulatory institutions, the structures of the electricity industry focussing on competition and regulation, and the wholesale market design. It also provided an overview of the most important aspects of electrification and renewable energy markets.


European Tariff Calculation and Accounting Unbundling

Date: 11-19 December 2017

Organisation: Perusahaan Gas Negara

Place: Bandung, Indonesia

Topic: Gas Tariffs

Description: The main objective of the five-day training course is to transfer knowledge to participants through the presentation of the regulatory toolbox used internationally for Network Access Rules and practices.



Gas Network Access Rules and Codes

Date: 4-8 December 2017

Organisation: Perusahaan Gas Negara

Place: Bandung, Indonesia

Topic: Gas Network Codes

Description: The main objective of the study is to transfer the knowledge to participants through the presentation of the regulatory toolbox used internationally for Accounting Unbundling and Tariff Setting. Besides the general regulatory framework, the participants will be introduced to simple worksheet tools that will enable them to calculate tariffs by means of different methodologies and to evaluate results of different solutions. The study will address Accounting Unbundling and Tariffs adopting a very practical orientation.

Sergio Ascari-Indonesia



Regulatory Challenges to Power Distribution Networks

Date: 14-15 November 2017

Organisation: FSR, Technological University of Pereira (UTP) and University of Chile

Place: Bogotà, Colombia

Topic: Regulatory Challenges

Description: This joint training consisted of a tailor-made blended programme, specifically designed to meet the learning objectives of the participants from the Colombian Commission for the Regulation of Energy and Gas (CREG). The course explained the most critical challenges that distribution networks regulators are facing because of the high penetration of distributed energy resources. It covered a brief overview of their technical characteristics a review of international experiences, and an extensive dialogue with experts about the latest regulatory trends and practices.



Energy Regulation Training to support the Moroccan Energy Policy

Date: 31 October – 1 November 2017

Organisation: German Development Agency (GIZ)

Place: Rabat, Morocco

Topic: Energy Regulation and RES

Description: This two-day ad hoc training is supporting the German Development Agency (GIZ) in the creation of a Moroccan Regulatory Agency for electricity. The course will provide participants with a fundamental understanding of energy regulation and markets, as well as on the integration of renewables and distribution grids.

Formation sur la Régulation du Marché de l’Electricité



Electricity & Gas Markets in Cyprus

Date: 26-27 September 2017

Organisation: Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism

Place: Nicosia, Cyprus

Topic: Electricity and Gas Markets

Description: The three days training were organised to reach the targets described in the tender specifications: to combine principles with realities and cases; to adapt EU legal and regulatory frames to the circumstances of insular systems; to open the analysis to the entry of gas and of renewables into the energy system; to identify ways of cooperation between the many parties involved.

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International Overview on Natural Gas Regulation for Perusahaan Gas Negara – Indonesia

Date: 4-9 December 2016 / 10-11 July 2017 / 25-27 September 2017

Organisation: Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGN) – Indonesia

Place: Bandung, Indonesia / Florence, Italy / Jakarta, Indonesia

Topic: Natural Gas Regulation

Description: The first part of the training course gave a comprehensive overview of different types of regulatory models and practices in the gas industry around the world and performed an in-depth review of the best practices in tariff design.
The second part of the training course consisted in a workshop developed by the Florence School of Regulation to assist Perusahaan Gas Negara in analyzing and proposing potential solutions for the current regulatory challenges that the Indonesian gas industry is facing.
The third part of the training course consisted of a workshop in Jakarta meant to present a preliminary report that resulted from the previous two parts of the training course and to discuss the last adjustments to the same.
The fourth and last part of the training course consisted in the delivery of an ample training report to PGN containing potential paths for regulatory improvement in Indonesia and recommendations.



Energy Regulation Training – Indian Ocean

Date: 6-8 February 2017 / 20-21 July 2017

Organisation: Ministries and Companies from five islands (Mauritius, Madagaskar, Comoros, La Reunion and Seychelles)

Place: Mauritius

Topic: Power, Renewables, Energy Efficiency

Description: The training cycle consisted of a tailor-made blended learning programme which was specifically designed to meet the learning objectives of the Indian Ocean participants. It consisted of three blocks and combined theory and practice throughout the programme. The first block consisted of a three day residential training which provided an introduction to power systems and grid regulation; renewables and how to introduce them into power systems; and how to optimise energy efficiency.
The second block consisted of an eight-week online training course focusing on the regulation of power systems and allowed participants to focus on the main challenges within their local settings.
After the completion of the online training, the third and final block of the programme consisted of a two-day residential training course which allowed participants to discuss any outstanding issues raised during the online course on energy regulation and energy policy in practice.



Executive Training on Electricity Market Design

Date: 28 February 2017

Organisation: Renewables Grid Initiative

Place: Brussels

Topic: Power Markets

Description: The training, organised in cooperation with Renewables Grid Initiative (RGI), was tailored made for NGOs to provide insights into the current state of play of power markets, including the development, integration and challenges of wholesale and balancing markets.


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