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.
Date: 8 – 30 June 2020
Organisation: World Bank
Topic: Renewable Energy
Description: This FSR tailor-made training on Renewable Energy was designed to meet the World Bank’s specific requirements. The training course was the first tailor-made training designed and delivered entirely online. It was composed of two modules:
Each module was composed of:
Date: 3 March 2020
Organisation: DG ENER
Place: Brussels, Belgium
Description: This course was specifically designed to meet DG ENER’s requirements to cover the fundamentals of unbundling in the energy sector, and market issues in the electricity and gas sector. Effective unbundling is a precondition for the development of fair competition in the energy sector. An appropriate market design promotes competition and therefore efficiency in the energy sector, ensuring fair prices and greater choice for EU consumers. Well-functioning markets make also easier to pursue the multiple objectives of EU energy policy (sustainability/decarbonisation, efficiency, security of supply, affordability) in a consistent way. In fact, if markets are well designed, it is easier to ensure the smooth functioning and interaction of parallel markets, than it is the case with administrative instruments. The course focused on specific aspects which have proved to be particularly complex or sensitive in their implementation.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Date: 26-27 September 2016
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.
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.
Date: 6-8 February 2017 / 20-21 July 2017
Organisation: Ministries and Companies from five islands (Mauritius, Madagaskar, Comoros, La Reunion and Seychelles)
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.
Date: 28 February 2017
Organisation: Renewables Grid Initiative
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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