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Presenting FSR at World Forum on Energy Regulation V


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Presenting FSR at World Forum on Energy Regulation V

  1. 1. STRIKING A BALANCE IN THE MIDST OF CHANGE May 13-16, 2012 Québec City, Québec (Canada)WHAT THE “FLORENCE SCHOOL” DID, DOES AND WILL DO 15 May 2012Presented by: Jean-Michel Glachant Director Florence School of Regulation
  2. 2. Florence School of Regulation: Sharing the Knowledge of Energy Regulation FSR is a school of regulation where regulators and practitioners meet and discuss FSR organises 15 policy events a year as well as training for stakeholders involved in energy regulation (regulators, energy companies, European institutions)
  3. 3. The School’s TRAINING In 2011, the Florence School of Regulation training courses were attended by 164 people: FSR donors 23,8% regulators 60,4% academics and others 11,0% European Commission 4,9%
  4. 4. FSR TRAINING OFFERTraining at FSR takes place all year long:5 weeks residential training, 7 months e-learningcourse, ad hoc courses as well as online training: Annual Training on Regulation of Energy Utilities Specialised Training Course on Regulation of Gas Markets Ad-Hoc Trainings Summer Schools:- Regulation of Energy Utilities- EU Energy Law and Policy Webinars
  5. 5. FSR TRAININGS - INSTRUCTORSTraining courses are provided by the FSRteam as well as by our internationallyrenowned training faculty.
  6. 6. FSR ANNUAL TRAINING ON REGULATION OF ENERGY UTILITIESThe objective of the FSR Annual Training is to train staff of regulatoryauthorities and market operators and to allow them to develop a soundknowledge of regulatory principles. Structure: •Block I in Florence (1 week) •Block II online: e-Learning (7 months) •Block III in Florence (1 week) Course Director: Ignacio Pérez-Arriaga, FSR Training Director
  7. 7. FSR SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE ON REGULATION OF GAS MARKETS This training course deals with specific and current regulatory issues in gas markets.During the five working days, mornings are devoted to introducing the main principles of key regulatory topics, followed in the afternoon by discussion of related real-life case studies. Course Director: Sergio Ascari, FSR Gas Adviser
  8. 8. FSR SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE ON REGULATION OF GAS MARKETS• 1st edition - 22-26 March 2010• 2nd edition - 21-25 March 2011• 3rd edition - 26-30 March 2012
  9. 9. FSR SPECIALISED TRAINING COURSE ON REGULATION OF GAS MARKETSIn 2012 we welcomed participants comingfrom 12 different countries and 3 differentcontinents.
  10. 10. FSRSUMMER SCHOOL ON REGULATION OF ENERGY UTILITIES The summer schoolprovides the opportunity for regulators andoperators to get a broadoverview of the theories and principles ofregulation in a one-week intensive course. Course Director: Carlos Batlle, FSR Electricity Adviser
  11. 11. FSR SUMMER SCHOOL ON EU ENERGY LAW AND POLICY This 5-day training course is designed to develop asound knowledge of recent developments in EU energy law coupled with a better understanding of the economic principles underlying rules and legal procedures.Course Director: Leigh Hancher, FSR ScientificAdviser, EU Energy Law & Policy stream
  12. 12. “AD HOC” TRAINING ACTIVITIESFOR MEDREG (Mediterranean Regulators)
  13. 13. FSR – MEDREG COOPERATIONFSR and MedReg established a strategicpartnership focussing on:1. Promoting training activities where regulators coming from different countries can share their experience and views on major themes: Annual Training Course, Ad Hoc Groups training courses2. FSR support to MedReg dissemination activities: MedReg website, Institutional networking and support
  14. 14. FSR TRAINING COURSES for MEDREG 1st FSR Training CourseSenior Regulatory Staff from MEDREG MPC CountriesMilan, 13-17 July 2009 2nd FSR Training Course“Regulation of Energy Markets for Regulatory Staff ofMEDREG Countries”Florence, 16-20 May 2011
  15. 15. TRAINING SUPPORT FOR AD-HOC WORKING GROUPS Ad hoc Group on Institutional Issues (INS AG) – 30 March 2010 – Athens • “Consumer protection in Liberalised markets” presentation by Alessandro Rubino (FSR) Ad hoc Group on Institutional Issues (INS AG) and Ad hoc Group on Electricity (ELE AG) – 18 April 2011 – Athens • “Public service obligations” presentation by Ernesto Bonafe’ (FSR) Ad hoc Group on Institutional Issues (INS AG) and Ad hoc Group on Electricity (ELE AG) – 20/21 October 2011 – Cairo • “Third Party Access” – Presentation by Ernesto Bonafe’ (FSR) Ad hoc Group on the Environment (RES AG) – 26 October 2011 – Madrid • “Update on the EC project Paving the way for the Mediterranean solar plan” – Presentation by Ernesto Bonafe’ (FSR) Ad hoc Group on Institutional Issues (INS AG) and Ad-Hoc Group on Electricity (ELE AG) – 2 April 2012 – Paris • “Market liberalisation and transitional period” - Presentation by Alessandro Rubino (FSR)
  16. 16. 11th MEDREG GENERAL ASSEMBLY FLORENCE (9-10 June 2011)The GA is composed of Heads of National Regulatory Authorities or, in the absence of an independentregulatory authority, by representatives of Ministries in charge of energy. The GA is responsible forapproving high level orientations, operational guidelines and recommendations, as well as the annualrevision of the work plan and budget.
  18. 18. FSR WEBINARS  Webinars are one-hour long interactive seminars provided by high-level speakers on current energy issues. They are accessible from all around the world through a regular internet connection in real-time mode.Florence School of Regulation’s webinars are divided into:• 40 minutes content presentation• 15 minutes interactive Question & Answer session• 5 minutes concluding remarks
  19. 19. FSR WEBINARS The 1st FSR WEBINAR took place on 13 March 2012 A ‘Target Model’ for the Internal Gas Market Presented by: Jean-Michel Glachant Total participants registered: 181 Total participants attended: 114 the 2012 webinar programme, registration and to viewprevious webinars, please visit the Florence School ofRegulation’s website or contact
  20. 20. FSR EXECUTIVE SEMINARS Executive seminars gather high-level participants and provide aprofessional overview of currentissues and future trends in their mainfields of interest. The concept of the ExecutiveSeminar is to combine presentationswith open discussion and exchangeof ideas between the organizers,speakers, and participants (15 – 20).
  21. 21. FSR EXECUTIVE SEMINARS - contd 1st Edition - 6-8 April 2011 in Florence"Regulation of electricity systems with high penetrationof generation based on Renewable Energy Sources(RES)“Scientific Directors:Jorge Vasconcelos & Jean-Michel Glachant 2nd Edition - 20 January 2012 in Florence"European incentive regulation for TSOs: review andchallenges“Scientific Director:Jean-Michel Glachant
  22. 22. THE NEW ONLINE ENCYCLOPEDIA OF ENERGY REGULATIONA detailed and comprehensive reference in Energy Regulation and Energy Policy edited by the Florence School of Regulation
  23. 23. THE ARTICLES & TOPICS The articles provide descriptions, information, data, figures as well as references for further reading The first 50 articles of the encyclopedia will be publicly available from summer 2012 8 topic areas: • Electricity • Gas • Energy Grids • Energy Regulation • EU Energy Policy • Security of Supply • Renewables • Climate Change
  24. 24. FSRENCYCLOPEDIA OF ENERGY REGULATION 20 researchers and experts belonging to the large community of the FSR compose the Faculty of the Encyclopedia The editorial process is managed by a board of three FSR researchers with different specialisations: Economics, Law and Engineering The content of the articles is drawn from the research output of the FSR: they include links to FSR working papers, reports, presentations, webinars, etc.