April 24-28, 2017 // Kazan, Russian Federation

Host: Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS Russia)

Recommended by Nick Carter, Former Regulator;
Director at Baringa Partners LLP:

ERRA comprises of energy regulators from countries which have gone through major restructuring and privatization processes in the past few years. We have built up the regulatory practice and experience which could very applicable and practical for those countries which are ahead or in the middle of these processes. Thus, the prime goal of this pioneering programme is to share this special knowledge with our fellow regulators in developing regions of the World.

 

Course Objectives:

This programme is a very unique training initiative designed for regulatory experts from emerging or developing regions of the world. This 5-day course equips participants with the core concepts, objectives and techniques of energy regulation with special focus on the needs and burning issues for developing countries. This year the Agenda will be spiced with topics related to CIS countries as well. The training will feature:

  • practical knowledge delivered with hands-on experiences
  • case studies
  • group works

 

During the Course the following broad themes are addressed:

  • Global Trends in Electricity Market Design
  • Price Regulation in the Energy Sector
  • Investment Incentives to Meet Growing Electricity Demand – Generation and Networks
  • Investment Incentives to Meet Growing Electricity Demand – Renewables
  • Ownership and Regulatory Institutions

 

Course Faculty Team:

Among confirmed Instructors:

  • Péter KADERJÁK – Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
  • Anton EBERHARD – Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa
  • Vidmantas JANKAUSKAS – Professor of the Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

Course will be opened by Vitaly KOROLEV – Deputy Head of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Russian Federation.

 

The Training is a perfect choice for you if:

  • You are a regulator from an emerging country
  • You are involved in the energy supply chain in an emerging country
  • You are working on developing the energy market of an emerging country
  • You are an investor looking at emerging regions

 

Course registration

ERRA Members EUR 2 000  Tuition Fee includes: Accommodation for 5 nights at the Course Venue (23-28 April), lunches and coffee breaks during the course, training materials on USB.
Non-Members EUR 2 500 

Available Discounts:

  • 15% – in case of 3 registered participants from the same company
  • 25% – in case of 5 registered participants from the same company

Course location

Kazan

Russian Federation

Ramada Kazan City Center

Kazan – a unique new venue of the training, is one of the most rapidly developing cities of Russia where East meets West. The capital of Tatarstan, Russia celebrated its 1000th anniversary in 2005 and since has been undergoing a total renovation and foresees ambitious investments. In 2009 Kazan was chosen as the “Sports capital of Russia”, it hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championships and is one of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With its World Heritage Kremlin, finely cut minaret towers and old Orthodox churches Kazan is a real melting pot of cultures, a peaceful symbiosis of different religions and nationalities.

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Energy Regulation in Emerging Countries Training 2017

Please note that ERRA is not in the position to provide participants with funds or assistance in finding the necessary funds regarding their participation fees and does not have sponsored places for the training. Thus, we kindly ask you to submit your registration only in case the funds to cover your participation, including tuition fee, travel, etc. are available for you and your participation is already approved by your delegating company.

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GLOBAL TRENDS IN ELECTRICITY MARKET DESIGN

08:30

Opening address and introduction of Participants
Course outline and main messages

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

Korolev, Vitaly

Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Russian Federation

09:00

Global trends in electricity sector design and regulation; Introduction and trends in emerging countries

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

10:15

Coffee break

10:45

Electricity sector design, restructuring and privatization experiences in Russia

Vasiliev, Dmitry

Head of Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Federation

12:15

Lunch break

13:30

Case Study: Cross-border electricity trade arrangements

TBD
15:15

Coffee break

15:45

Roundtable discussion: the role of regulators under restructured electricity market conditions: price regulation, access to networks, market monitoring

Course Participants
Moderator:

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

16:30

End of Day 1

PRICE REGULATION IN THE ENERGY SECTOR

08:30

Fundamentals of price regulation in the electricity sector

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

10:30

Coffee break

11:00

Group work: Tariff design exercise

Course Participants
Moderator:

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

12:30

Lunch break

13:30

Retail price regulation and social issues in emerging economies

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

14:15

Critical gas price regulatory issues in Russia

TBD
15:15

Coffee break

15:45

Group work: Price regulation game

Course Participants
Moderator:

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

17:00

End of Day 2

INVESTMENT INCENTIVES TO MEET GROWING ELECTRICITY DEMAND – Generation and Network

08:30

Planning, regulating and financing electricity grids

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

10:00

Coffee break

10:30

Success factors for private investment in Independent Power Producers in emerging economies

Eberhard, Anton

Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa

12:00

Lunch break

13:15

Power Sector Reform and Investment: Comparative Case Studies in East Africa

Eberhard, Anton

Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa

15:00

End of Day 3

15:30

Social Programme (TBD)

INVESTMENT INCENTIVES TO MEET GROWING ELECTRICITY DEMAND – Renewables

08:30

Role of regulators in promoting RES electricity generation

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

10:00

Coffee break

10:30

Case Study: RES IPP procurement programs

Eberhard, Anton

Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa

12:00

Lunch break

13:15

Case Study: Renewable electricity promotion

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

14:45

Coffee break

15:00

Network integration

TBD
16:15

End of Day 4

OWNERSHIP AND REGULATORY INSTITUTIONS

08:30

Post privatisation issues between investors and the regulator: Examples from Central and Southern Eastern Europe

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

09:45

Coffee break

10:00

Challenges in regulating publicly owned utilities

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

11:15

Final Test

Credits awarded upon successful completion of the ERRA Training Courses: 10 CER credits. Criteria for a successful completion of the classroom training courses:
  • Students must attend at least 80% of the classes and exercises of the training course.
  • Students must accomplish the final test of the training course within the classroom in a time period specified by the organizers.
  • Students must achieve 60% of the final test in order to earn 10 CER credits. Test scores below 60% will result in 5 CER credits only.
12:15

Lunch break

13:30

Course Evaluation by Participants (written)
Certificate Ceremony
Group Photo
Signing the ERRA Alumni Book
Final Comments and Farewell

14:30

End of the Training Course

Course Faculty Team

Eberhard, Anton

Professor, University of Cape Town, South Africa

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

Kaderják, Péter

Course Director; Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary

Korolev, Vitaly

Deputy Head, Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Russian Federation

Vasiliev, Dmitry

Head of Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Federation

Nr. Country First Name Last Name Organization Job Title
1RussiaSergeyDudkinFederal Antimonopoly ServiceDeputy Head of the Department
2MacedoniaMarkoFilipovskiEnergy Regulatory Commission of the Republic of MacedoniaAssociate at Energy Markets Monitoring Department
3RussiaBasovaTatianaFederal Antimonopoly ServiceHead of the Division
4RussiaYuliaTikhonovaFederal Antimonopoly Serviceconsultant
Visa Information

Please verify the visa requirements of Russia by contacting the Russian Embassy in your country. In case you need visa, kindly contact the ERRA Secretariat as soon as possible. Please note that visa process might take up to 2 weeks.

Course location

Kazan

Russian Federation

Ramada Kazan City Center

Kazan – a unique new venue of the training, is one of the most rapidly developing cities of Russia where East meets West. The capital of Tatarstan, Russia celebrated its 1000th anniversary in 2005 and since has been undergoing a total renovation and foresees ambitious investments. In 2009 Kazan was chosen as the “Sports capital of Russia”, it hosted the 2015 World Aquatics Championships and is one of the host cities for the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With its World Heritage Kremlin, finely cut minaret towers and old Orthodox churches Kazan is a real melting pot of cultures, a peaceful symbiosis of different religions and nationalities.

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