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 and will include a site visit to a modernised combined heat and power plant. The training will feature:

  • practical knowledge delivered with hands-on experiences
  • case studies
  • site visit
  • 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
  • Site Visit to a Combined Heat and Power plant

 

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
  • Dmitry VASILIEV – Head of Electricity Regulation Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Federation  

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 (April 23-28 at the Course Venue in Ramada Kazan City Center), lunches, coffee breaks during the course, social programmes (site visit to a combined heat and power plant and walking tour in Kazan) and training materials on USB.
Non-Members EUR 2 500*

Available Discounts for non-members:

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

The official languages of the course are English and Russian.


Course location

Kazan

Russian Federation

Ramada Kazan City Center
Address: 39 Chernyshevskogo Street, 420111 Kazan, Russia
Tel.: +7 843 294 0000
Website: http://www.ramadakazan.com/en/


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

09:30

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

Global trends in electricity sector design and regulation; Introduction and trends in emerging countries - cont'd

Kaderják, Péter

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

12:15

Lunch break

13:30

Electricity sector design, restructuring and privatization experiences in Russia

Vasiliev, Dmitry

Head of Electricity Regulation Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Federation

14:45

Activities of the Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS) in 2016

Tatiana BASOVA - Head of Tariff Regulation Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service (FAS), Russian Federation
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

16:45

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

Cross-border electricity trade arrangements based on the example of the development of mutual trade rules of the EurAsEC common electricity market

Nevmerzhickaya, Natalia

Chair of the Board, Association of Suppliers of Last Resort and Energy Service Companies, Russian Federation

15:00

Coffee break

15:30

Retail price regulation and social issues in emerging economies

Kaderják, Péter

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

16:45

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 Projects 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 - Exploring the City of Kazan

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

Support policies and auctions for grid - connected renewable energy: recent trends in emerging economies

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

End of Day 4

15:15

Site visit to a combined heat and power plant

The operation of the new 220 MW CCGT unit „Shibanova” of the Kazan CHPP-2 started in 2014. The two blocks are composed of:
- gas turbine plant with a generator; 77.2 MW capacity; produced by General Electric;
- steam turbine plant with a turbogenerator; produced by OJSC "Kaluga Turbine Plant"; 36\33 MW capacity.
As a result, the installed electrical capacity of the station increased from 190 MW to 410 MW, the heating capacity increased from 851 Gcal to 991 Gcal. The energy deficit of Kazan decreased by 30%. The cost of the project is 11.5 billion rubles.

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

Nevmerzhickaya, Natalia

Chair of the Board, Association of Suppliers of Last Resort and Energy Service Companies, Russian Federation

Vasiliev, Dmitry

Head of Electricity Regulation Department, Federal Antimonopoly Service, Russian Federation

Please note that Training Materials are available only for registered participants (who fully paid the tuition fee) and ERRA Members. Please LOGIN with your username and password.

Nr. Country First Name Last Name Organization Job Title
1BangladeshAKM Monowar HossainAkhandBangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC)Director (Gas)
2BangladeshShahi Md. TanvirAlamBangladesh Energy Regulatory Commission (BERC)Assistant Director (Tariff)
3RussiaTatianaBasovaFederal Antimonopoly Service (FAS)Head of the Division
4TurkeyUğurErdoğanEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant Energy Expert
5MacedoniaMarkoFilipovskiEnergy Regulatory Commission of the Republic of MacedoniaAssociate at Energy Markets Monitoring Department
6RussiaDianaGaplevskayaPJSC "Rosseti"Deputy Head of Department
7Onur AlicanKurtarEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant Energy Expert
8PakistanAbdullahQureshiNational Electric Power Regulatory Authority (NEPRA)Assistant Director (Tariff)
9RomaniaAlinaSarmasanRomanian Energy Regulatory Authority (ANRE)Consultant
10RussiaAleksandrShtromState Committee on Tariffs of the Republic of TatarstanFirst Deputy Chairman
11RussiaRifnurSuleymanovJSC "Tatenergosbyt"Director
12RussiaYuliaTikhonovaFederal Antimonopoly Service (FAS)Consultant
13TurkeyMehmetYalılıEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant Energy Expert
14RussiaMaratZaripovState Committee on Tariffs of the Republic of TatarstanChairman
15TurkeyNurullahÇakmakEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant Energy Expert
16TurkeyMuhammed Ali CanÇelikelEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant of Energy Expert
17TurkeyAhmetÇubukEnergy Market Regulatory Authority (EMRA)Assistant Energy Expert
 

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.


Venue & Accommodation

Participants are accommodated at the venue of the training course: Ramada Kazan City Center. The tuition fee includes 5 night accommodation (check-in on April 23 – check-out on April 28). If you need to extend your stay, please contact the hotel directly.

Ramada Kazan City Center
Address: 39 Chernyshevskogo Street, 420111 Kazan, Russia
Tel.: +7 843 294 0000
E-mail: moc.n1495728690azaka1495728690damar1495728690@noit1495728690pecer1495728690
Website: http://www.ramadakazan.com/en/

The hotel check-out in time is at 14:00 and check-out time is at 12:00.


Airport Transfer

Please note that there will be no pre-arranged airport transportation. We suggest that you use the Airport Transfer Service offered by the hotel. You should contact the hotel prior to the event and order the transfer by sending your flight details to the following e-mail address: moc.n1495728690azaka1495728690damar1495728690@noit1495728690pecer1495728690.


Course Lectures

  • Please note that the workshop will be taught in English and Russian with simultaneous interpretation.
  • The lectures will start daily at 8:30.
  • The training will be in the conference room “Senator” (3+4+5), please look for the ERRA sign.
  • We suggest informal, comfortable dress for the duration of the Training.

Meals & Social Programs

Breakfast is included in the accommodation rate (in case you are staying at the Ramada Hotel) while lunches and coffee breaks will be served on Training dates.

EXPLORING KAZAN

April 26 (Wednesday)
Starts at 15:30
Meeting in the Hotel Lobby

    

Join us for a walking tour and get to know this unique city!


SITE VISIT to a combined heat and power plant

April 27 (Thursday)
Starts at 15:15
Meeting in the Hotel Lobby

 

 

The operation of the new 220 MW CCGT unit „Shibanova” of the Kazan CHPP-2 started in 2014. The two blocks are composed of:

  • ­ gas turbine plant with a generator; 77.2 MW capacity; produced by General Electric;
  • ­ steam turbine plant with a turbogenerator; produced by OJSC “Kaluga Turbine Plant”; 3633 MW capacity.

As a result, the installed electrical capacity of the station increased from 190 MW to 410 MW, the heating capacity increased from 851 Gcal to 991 Gcal. The energy deficit of Kazan decreased by 30%. The cost of the project is 11.5 billion rubles.

We hope that you will enjoy these social programs and it will allow you to get better acquainted with other participants!


General Information

Currency:      RUB (Russian Ruble)
Currency Exchange Rates: http://www.cbr.ru/eng/currency_base/daily.aspx

Time zone:   Moscow Standard Time zone (MSK)
UTC/GMT+03:00 (no daylight saving time)

Electricity:   220 V/50 Hz (European plug with two round pins)

Dial Codes:   +7 – (843 Area Code for Kazan)

Weather:   http://www.accuweather.com/en/ru/kazan/295954/weather-forecast/295954?lang=en-us
https://www.gismeteo.ru/weather-kazan-4364/

Information on
Kazan:
 

http://www.kzn.ru/old/eng/kazan/about
https://theculturetrip.com/europe/russia/articles/the-top-10-things-to-do-and-see-in-kazan/

Course location

Kazan

Russian Federation

Ramada Kazan City Center
Address: 39 Chernyshevskogo Street, 420111 Kazan, Russia
Tel.: +7 843 294 0000
Website: http://www.ramadakazan.com/en/


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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