Course date

14 July - 18 July, 2008
Application deadline
15 February, 2008
Course Director(s): 

Peter Kaderjak

Regional Center for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Budapest, Hungary
Course Faculty: 

Jacques de Jong

Clingendael International Energy Program, The Hague, Netherlands

Elena Fumagalli

Polytechnic Institute of Milan, Italy

Vidmantas Jankauskas

National Control Commission for Prices and Energy, Vilnius, Lithuania

Sven Kaiser

E-Control, Electricity, Vienna, Austria

Andras Kiss

Regional Center for Energy Policy Research (REKK), Budapest, Hungary

Csaba Kovacs

Hungarian Energy Office, Economic Research and Environmental Protection, Budapest, Hungary

Michael LaBelle

Department of Environmental Sciences and Policy/Department of Economics and Business, CEU, Budapest, Hungary/Vienna, Austria

Gabor Szorenyi

Hungarian Energy Office, Licensing, Budapest, Hungary

The principal goal of the training course is to provide basic technical, economic and legal regulatory skills that are needed to design and manage successful regulatory systems for the energy industry.

The course curriculum features the following main themes:

  • Role & Functions of the Regulator;
  • Theory & Principles of Regulation;
  • Licensing;
  • Restructuring the Electricity and Gas Industries;
  • Wholesale Markets; Economics of Tariff Design;
  • Incentive Price Regulation;
  • Security of Supply;
  • European Energy Policies;
  • Non-payment and Social Support Schemes for Low-Income Customers