ERRA Training Course: Introduction to Energy Regulation

November 20-24, 2017 // Budapest, Hungary

ERRA organizes this educational program for the staff of the Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC).
The course is available only for employees of NERC.

Participant Testimonal

 

Mr. Habib Kidaji Shettima, Senior Manager, Human Resources & Admin., Nigerian Electricity Regulatory Commission (NERC), Nigeria

COURSE OUTLINE >>

COURSE PROGRAMME

Role and Functions of the Regulator

09:00

Opening Address and Introduction by Participants

Nyikos, Attila

Vice-Chairman, ERRA; Vice-President for International Affairs, Hungarian Energy and Utility Regulatory Authority, Hungary

09:30

Theory, Principles and Institutions of Regulation in the Energy Sector

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Global Trends in Energy Regulation and Challenges for Emerging Markets

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Country Case Study: Energy Regulation and the Regulator: Insights from Turkey

Erdogan, Fakir Huseyin

Foreign Relations Group Head Strategy Development Department, Energy Market Regulatory Authority, Turkey; Chair of the MEDREG Task Force on Euro-Mediterranean Energy Platforms

15:00

Coffee Break

15:20

Off-Class Assignment of the Training Week

Berisha, Ardian

Regulatory specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

16:00

Recap of Day I

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

16:30

End of Day I

Price & Tariff Regulation

08:30

Fundamentals of Price Regulation in the Energy Sector - 1

Berisha, Ardian

Regulatory specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

10:00

Technical Break

10:15

Fundamentals of Price Regulation in the Energy Sector - 2

Berisha, Ardian

Regulatory specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

11:15

Coffee Break

11:35

Country Case Study for Price Regulation: Hungary

Oberczan, Csaba

Electricity Pricing Analyst, Hungarian Energy and Utility Regulatory Authority (HEA), Hungary

13:00

Lunch

14:00

Benchmarking of Electricity Distribution Companies

Despotovic, Nebojsa

Senior Expert for Economics and Finance, Energy Agency of Serbia (AERS), Serbia

15:30

Coffee Break

15:45

Recap of Day II

Berisha, Ardian

Regulatory specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

16:30

End of Day II

Electricity Markets

09:00

Restructuring the Electricity Industry: Basic Elements and Models; Barriers to Liberalisation

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Regulation of Electricity Networks: Network Losses, Access Rules, Pricing

Berisha, Ardian

Regulatory specialist, Energy Regulators Regional Association (ERRA)

12:30

Lunch

14:00

Site Visit to the Hungarian Transmission System Operator: Functions, Tasks and Practical Operation of the System Operator in a Liberalized Market

16:00

Sightseeing Tour by Bus

18:00

End of Day III

Regulatory challenges in emerging economies

09:00

Regulatory Challenges in Emerging Economies: Social Issues, Energy Poverty

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Promoting RES Electricity Generation, Regulation of the Renewables Sector

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

12:30

Lunch

13:30

Country Case Study: Regulation of the Electricity Market in Georgia

Pangani, Giorgi

Commissioner, Georgian National Energy and Water Regulatory Commission, Georgia

15:00

Coffee Break

15:30

Recap of Day III and Day IV

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

16:30

End of Day IV

19:00

Group Dinner at "Trófea Grill"

Please be at 18:40 at the entrance of EYCB.

The Consumer Aspect

9:00

The Consumer: Consumer Rights and Obligations vs. Utility Rights and Obligations

Martinoski, Martin

Head of the Energy Markets Monitoring Department, Energy Regulatory Commission, Macedonia

10:30

Coffee Break

11:00

Market Monitoring Tools and Indicators that are Directly Aimed at Customer Protection and Empowerment

Martinoski, Martin

Head of the Energy Markets Monitoring Department, Energy Regulatory Commission, Macedonia

12:30

Final Test

Participants
13:15

Lunch

14:15

Off-Class Assignment Presentations

Jankauskas, Vidmantas

Course Director; Professor, Vilnius Technical University, Lithuania

15:30

Course Evaluation
Group Photo
Signing the Alumni Book
Final Comments and Farewell

16:00

End of Training Course

Materials

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Training location

Budapest

Hungary

European Youth Centre Budapest (EYCB)
Address: Zivatar u. 1-3., H-1024 Budapest
Tel.: +36 1 438 1030 ǀ Fax +36 1 212 4076
E-mail: eycbsecretariat-at-coe.int
Web: www.eycb.coe.int

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