Introduction to regional wholesale electricity markets


Course Objective: Introduction to regional wholesale electricity markets

To understand the essential elements of the Eastern African electricity supply system and the future wholesale electricity market. The course includes several rounds of our spot market trading exercise, which simulates how traders submit offers to generate into the market each half-hour.  The practical sessions enhance your understanding of the course material and give insights into the real spot market dynamics.

7th, 8th, 9th April 2021 –  (3 Days Training)

Session Day 1 Session Day 2 Session Day 3
Session1 Power system Basics Session6 Scheduling, balancing and congestions Session11 Risk management
Session2 How to solve for a market equilibrium Session7 Market monitoring and surveillance Session12 How to value a heat rate call option
Session3 Security constrained economic dispatch Session8 How to calculate a Cournot equilibrium Session13  EU clean Energy Package
Session4  How to estimate nodal prices Session9 RTO/ISO and state regulators Session14 Optimal expansion planning
Session5  Ancillary services and capacity markets Session10 Evolution of EU electricity markets Session15  Transboundary regulatory capture


No cancellation and refund of the tuition fee is possible. Should you be unable to attend, a substitute delegate is welcome at no extra charge. (In case the participant registers with the wrong tuition fee and a refund is approved by EREA, banking costs shall be borne by the participant.)


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