Course Outline


The course will provide participants with an overview of the fundamental policy objectives through price intervention and the policy measures available to achieve these objectives.  It does so through an instructor-led collaborative e-learning platform that features a combination of real-time interactive presentations, Excel modelling exercises, online tutoring at pre-announced times, reading material related to the course modules and weekly exercises coupled with homework assignments. The course will last a total of 4 weeks.


What you will learn in 4 weeks:

  • best practice of classical network industry regulation applied for the gas markets
  • to detect the drivers in the market and how to adapt to changes
  • tariff setting and incentive regulation
  • how regulation can support flexibility and security of supply
  • system planning and market monitoring

You will return back to work with:

  • ability to calculate network tariffs and end user price if applicable in your country
  • knowlegde about the capacity allocation methods, principles and how to choose between them
  • regulatory tools to increase security of supply in your own system
  • a bucket of good practices that might be worth to consider when changing your own regulation
  • a bucket of lessons learnt by others on various regulatory tools, so you do not have to learn by your own mistakes 

Course Programme

WEEK 1
September 01
WEEK 2
September 07
WEEK 3
September 14
WEEK 4
September 21
Economics of Price
and Tariff Regulation
Building Up the Revenue Requirement Tariff Structure
and Design
End-User Price Regulation & Monitoring

  

Course Faculty Team

       
 
Borbála Takácsné Tóth
Course Director
;
Senior Researcher
Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK)
Nick Haralambopoulos
 Director
Economic Consulting Associates (ECA) Ltd.
Enikő Kácsor
Research Associate
Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK)
Péter Kotek
Senior Researcher
Regional Centre for Energy Policy Research (REKK)

Registration

ERRA Members

EUR 590

Non ERRA Members

EUR 890

 

Methodology

Proposed weekly engagement: 4-6 hours
Instructor-led real-time recorded presentations Online Tutoring Weekly Assignments Final Test

 

The training is based on a self-paced collaborative e-learning platform that features a combination of real-time interactive presentations by the instructors, Excel modeling exercises, online tutoring at pre-announced times, reading material related to the course modules and weekly exercises coupled with homework assignments.

The course will run for 4 weeks with the following weekly sequence:

Day 1:
Real-time presentations on the presented materials. Presentations will be followed by Q&A sessions. Presentations will be recorded and made available to those who could not join the real-time presentations.

Day 2:
Real-time presentations on the presented materials. Presentations will be followed by Q&A sessions. Presentations will be recorded and made available to those who could not join the real-time presentations. Distribution of weekly assignments.

Day 3:
Self-paced work.

Day 4:
Online tutoring for the duration of 2 hours.

Day 5:
Submission of weekly assignment.

The course will conclude with a final multiple choice test at the end of Week 4.


10 CER credits will be awarded to those participants who have submitted all 4 weekly assignments and have successfully passed the final test. For more information on the ERRA Certified Energy Regulator Programme please refer to: https://erranet.org/trainings/cer/