Course Outline

The ERRA Regulatory tools for Capital Expenditure Review and Assessment online course is a step-by-step practical overview of the measures regulators can employ to review and assess the reasonableness of capital expenditure projects proposed by regulated licensees. This time we continue our partnership with seasoned experts from DNV-GL and will focus on integrating capital expenditure in the regulatory asset base, methods for assessing capital expenditure projects and quantifying costs and benefits under CBA analysis and regulatory considerations in asset stranding. Discussions will be followed by excel calculations to enhance practical learning opportunities.

Course Programme

WEEK 1
January 18 - 21, 2021
WEEK 2
January 25- 28, 2021

 

  • Integration of Capital Expenditures in the Price Control
  • Methods for Assessment of Capital Expenditures
  • Excel Modeling

 

  • Cost Benefit Analysis – Role and Application
  • Mathematical Techniques for Investment Decisions
  • Assets Utilisation, Stranded Assets and Regulatory Policy
  • Excel Modeling
For detailed course agenda please contact the ERRA Secretariat.

 

COURSE FACULTY TEAM
Ardian Berisha
Course Director;
Regulatory Specialist
ERRA
Konstantin Petrov
Managing Consultant
DNV GL - Energy
Germany
Waisum Steinborn-Cheng
Senior Consultant
DNV GL - Energy
Germany
Daniel Anton
Consultant
DNV GL - Energy
Germany

Key take-aways

Increased understanding on:

  • the impact of capex on allowed revenues;
  • Tools employed by regulators to review
    the reasonableness of capex proposals;
  • CBA analysis used in capital expenditure projects;
  • Regulatory policy on asset utilization
  • Mathematical tools on investment decisions
  • Excel modeling exercises.

Student Testimonial

of Previous Similar Programme
by Goran Babić, Head of Department for Tariff Systems and the Gas and Oil Market, Croatian Energy Regulatory Agency (HERA)

Methodology

Proposed weekly engagement: 6-8 hours
Instructor-led real-time recorded presentations Excel modeling
Online Tutoring

 

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.

Live Sessions are starting at 09:00 CET (GMT+1, Budapest time). Use this link to convert to your time zone.

The course will run for 2 weeks with the following weekly sequence:

Day 1:
Real-time presentations on the presented materials. Presentations and related excel modeling 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 and related excel modeling 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 3:
Self-paced work.

Day 4:
Online tutoring for the duration of 1 hour.

At the end of the course a Certificate of Attendance will be granted to participants. No CER credits is awarded for completing this course.