ERRA Training Course: Monitoring Activities of Energy Regulatory Commissions
22-25 July, 2013 // Budapest, Hungary
The course will featured 4 days dedicated to core responsibilities of energy regulatory authorities / commissions (ERC) with regard to a) monitoring the behaviour of individual licensees as well as the overall outcome of the behaviour of a group of companies and b) to their role in enforcing rules and regulations in cases of detected non-compliance.
This course aimed to provide a thorough introduction to the monitoring activities of the energy regulatory commissions. The purpose of this course was to equip the students with skills on how to organize the monitoring procedure in order to set fair & reasonable prices; how to monitor service quality & environmental performance; how the electricity markets function & other important issues related to market monitoring. The faculty team used a special methodology, including a combination of classroom lectures, case studies and discussions to ensure optimal examination of theoretical and practical aspects of the subject.
Course Faculty Team:
- Péter KADERJÁK – Director, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
- Lajos KEREKES – Research Associate, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
- Adrienn SELEI – Research Associate, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
- László SZABÓ – Senior Researcher, Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Hungary
- Atilla BAGI – Head of Department, Hungarian Energy and Public Utility Regulatory Authority (HEPA), Hungary
- Ross MACDONALD – BA (hons) MSc, Economics Department, Energie-Control, Austria
- Lisette DE BOER – Senior Enforcement Official, Netherlands Consumers Authority, The Netherlands
- Nenad STEFANOVIC – ECRB EWG Chairman, Senior Expert for Electricity, Energy Agency of the Republic of Serbia, Serbia
The Course was attended by 20 participants from the following countries: Brazil, Croatia, Georgia, Estonia, Hungary, Latvia, Lithuania, Macedonia, Moldova, Romania, Russia and Sri Lanka.