ENERGY POLICY, REGULATION AND ENVIRONMENT


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22nd - 27th May 2017

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ABOUT THE COURSE


This course introduces the global perspective of the design, implementation and assessment of energy policy, taking into account issues of environment, climate change and gender, with subsequent provision of basic legal, technical and economic skills needed for successful design and management of energy regulatory systems. Energy influences every facet of our economic and social fabric, affecting international security, economic development, environment and human health. Hence the course’s purpose is to expose participants to the fundamental factors that drive energy markets, the causes of market failures, and how government interaction can mitigate those failures. Attendees will also leave the course with practical knowledge of the fundamentals of tariff setting including assessment of efficient costs, cost of capital and incentive schemes.

What you'll learn


  • Roles and functions of government, regulator and market
  • Policy interventions to promote renewable energy (energy policy, renewable energy policy)
  • Grid integration for renewables (electricity sector policy)
  • Technical, economic and legal regulatory instruments
  • Tariff setting and price regulation
  • Facilitating investments in IPPs
  • Environmental regulations, land usage
  • Issues of climate change and gender

Meet the instructors


Dr. L.Z. Thamae

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Prof. B.M. Taele

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Prof. S.B. Tlali

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Length 5.5 days
Credits 44 hours
Price-Certificate of Attendance M4000
Price-Certificate of CompetenceM6000

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