This introductory course gives an overview of the electric power industry and power trading markets in Europe. Those who attend will learn the basics of how electricity is generated and transmitted, and the fundamentals of electricity supply and demand in Europe. The course also addresses the trading of electricity in liberalised markets and the design of electricity markets, including exchange-based and over-the-counter trading and balancing mechanisms. Specific aspects of key markets, including the French, German, Nordic and UK markets, are covered.
This course is ideal for any individual new to the electric power industry or an existing participant who needs to understand the basics of the operation of their business. It also provides an excellent overview for individuals who work in financial or consulting roles and have an interest in the electricity trading markets.