EU & WBs / Albania Energy Education

EU & WBs / Albania Energy Education

Presentation of Albanian Centre for Energy Regulation and Conservation - ACERC

Acerc is a think tank centre with focus in Albania energy market and its integration on Regional & Iem. The Acerc mission aim to provide a qualified contribution to the promotion of the liberalization and the effective integration as well as the efficient use of energy resources.
The main activities profiles briefly consists in the release reports, articles and periodicals. In cooperation also with our partners the offering of the activities that support capacity building of market actors, such as national and regional seminars, trainings and conferences. Initiatives completed by advocating in the energy sector to promote a forum called in Albanian School of Regulation.
For more visit us at the Official Website of Acerc | Albanian Energy Market - AEM Group in LinkedIn

ALTERENERGY for technicians in Puglia Region: 5 training days in Bari for capacity building activity

AEED Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Tue, May 05, 2015 21:53:35
ALTERENERGY for technicians in Puglia Region: 5 training days in Bari for capacity building activity

Within the Strategic Project ALTERENERGY - CBC IPA Adriatic 2007-2013, 5 training days dedicated to capacity building activity will be held in Bari at the Apulian Audiovisual library (Mediateca regionale - Zanardelli street n.30), in order to encourage, through a participatory approach, the use of good methods and practices and therefore improve the local energy planning skills following the most recent EU guidelines.

In fact, one of the main elements that characterises the ALTERENERGY project is the approach used to adopt sustainable policies. This initiative, in particular, is reserved to public administrations responsible for the local energy policies, professional engineers, architects and other sector professionals. The aim is to reinforce the institutional and administrative capacities specifically related to the programming and management of European and National Funds linked to the energy sector.
The Capacity building activity is carried out by Puglia Region - Mediterranean Department with the technical support of the Technology and Innovation Regional Agency (ARTI Puglia), in cooperation with “Ambiente Italia srl”. The training days will be held on the 15, 21, 22 and 28 of May 2015 with the following focus themes: Energy efficiency of buildings, energy/financial management, photovoltaic and thermal solar, smart city. The training sessions are being held at the Order of Engineers of the Province of Bari.

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Torino | Project finance and regulation of local services and infrastructures: a challenging relationship?

AEED Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Tue, April 28, 2015 18:02:41

Torino | Project finance and regulation of local services and infrastructures: a challenging relationship?

The Turin School of Local Regulation organizes a 3-day course on:


When: 29 June -1 July 2015

Where: Hotel Victoria, Torino, Italy

What: Investments in local infrastructure and services is the big current issue, with at least 40 trillion USD needed globally in the next 20 years for urban infrastructure investments alone. When the infrastructure addresses a local public service, a specific attention is required to protect public interest while maintaining the project solvency and attracting investors. The course aims to give participants an overview of the wide implications that the presence (or absence) of local economic regulation in the investment sector can exert on project finance, alongside with deep insights from international real case studies presented and discussed among participants. During the course a specific attention will be given to build the proper competence of understanding stakeholder dynamics and incentives.

Who: The course is mainly addressed to public sector decision makers and managers involved in large infrastructure urban projects, officials from international organizations, local and national regulators of infrastructure and public services, project finance specialists of the banking sector, legal experts focused on international project finance law and practices and loan covenants, accounting, financial and risk assessment professionals, researchers and doctoral students.

Programme & details: download the brochure here

Application: candidates can apply through the online application form

Deadline: registrations (finalized by payment of the registration fee) are open until May 27th 2015; 25% discount for Early Bird registrations open until May 13th 2015

Full tuition Fee: 2.800,00 € including course tuition, case materials, one site-visit included in the programme, 3-night accommodation, breakfasts, two lunches, one social dinner and coffee breaks, free access to the SPA
Early Bird Fee: 2.100,00 € (same conditions of the full fee apply)

Contacts: for further information please contact the course Secretariat | +39 346 891060

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Registration now open: FSR Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities | 22-26 June 2015, Florence

AEED Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Thu, April 23, 2015 20:38:10

Registration now open: FSR Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities | 22-26 June 2015, Florence

The registration is now open for the Summer School on the Regulation of Energy Utilities organised by the Florence School of Regulation. This week-long training is currently the most comprehensive course on the regulation of the energy industry.

It offers:

Ø A line-up of leading speakers from National Regulatory Authorities, the European Commission, top academic institutions, consultants and major energy companies;

Ø An accompanying online platform with supplementary learning resources and activities for an interactive learning experience;

Ø A unique opportunity to interact with and grow your professional network with leading specialists and peers;

The exceptional EUI facilities in Florence

Programme Highlights

- Day 1 (Monday 22 June):

· Theory and principles of regulation. Models of regulation

· Restructuring of the energy power industry. Basic policies and features in Europe and in other contexts

· Traditional regulation of energy utilities. Regulation of monopolistic activities. Approaches to price control

· Case example on regulation of electricity distribution (quality of service)

- Day 2 (Tuesday 23 June):

· Wholesale electricity markets and power exchanges (PXs)

· Case example on PXs: Price Coupling of Regions-PCR

· Gas markets

· Case example on gas markets

- Day 3 (Wednesday 24 June):

· Electricity transmission and distribution networks

· Case example on electricity grids: investment in projects of common interest

· Gas networks. Transmission, distribution, storage & LNG terminals

· Case example on gas networks: the US and the EU gas systems

- Day 4 (Thursday 25 June):

· Fundamentals of energy tariff design and retail markets

· Case example on retail energy markets: Demand side management

· RES support mechanisms analysis

· Environmental issues & renewable support mechanisms in energy systems

- Day 5 (Friday 26 June):

· Case examples on electricity markets from the US, the UK and Brazil.

Register now!

Registration fees

Representatives from NRAs and FSR Donors: 3,100 EUR

Other participants: 4,100 EUR

More info

Find the full programme and general information here

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Advance your career with a British MBA degree - Online in 1 Year

AEED Updates April 2015Posted by Adv. Lorenc Gordani, PhD Wed, April 22, 2015 19:01:57

Advance your career with a British MBA degree - Online in 1 Year

Why Online MBA in Energy and Sustainability?

· Do you want a higher salary? How about better career opportunities?

· Infuse new perspectives to your professional goals.

· Enhance your ability to develop and lead a sustainability agenda that focuses on change in the energy sector while also gaining general management skills.

· Our programme allows you to gain a UK Higher Education Institution accredited MBA, by studying online, at your own pace, without disrupting work or family life.

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Now you can study online for an MBA and get a degree from the University of Cumbria which is duly accredited by the British Government and whose degrees are recognised worldwide.

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Free Trial

By filling the form on this page you will receive our free course catalogue. You may also be selected to receive a free trial account. (Due to high demand, we can only offer trial accounts to a few selected potential students.)

A blended approach

Our Online MBA in Energy and Sustainability in an exclusive partnership between the University of Cumbria and Robert Kennedy College offers you a chance to study for an MBA online and get the benefits of a regular MBA programme in combination with our one week residency in Ambleside, United Kingdom.

Energy and Sustainability

Gain a good understanding at executive level of sustainable energy (renewable energy in particular) technologies and applications, policies/regulations and planning, environmental and social impact, barriers, and potential market reforms to facilitate sustainable energy development.

Do you want to learn more about the Online MBA in Energy and Sustainability programme? Please fill in this form, to receive our free course catalogue.

Feel free to contact us by phone at +41 844 007 007 or email with any questions you may have about the programme and the admission process.

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