3 day Masterclass

Electricity Batteries & Markets



This intensive Masterclass in Power and Electricity markets will cover the strategic, technical, commercial and financial aspects of the global power industry. New markets, new regulations and new technology all require strategic, commercial and financial specialist skills sets, which you will learn over the duration of this course.

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learn from the best

Take advantage of decades of PPA expertise through your trainer

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get practical

Use real life case studies of good commercial practice in the power and financial market

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expand your knowledge

Comprehensively cover the disciplines of power systems, regulation, energy trading and risk


This three day masterclass will fast track all kinds of power professionals and investors through the key aspects of power generation, global power markets and energy trading, learning from case studies of firms that have done well but also firms that have failed. 

The course will allow you to make use of a strategic, proprietary, key performance indicator market review tool, enabling you to take back a comprehensive list of operational areas which are measured in terms of excellence. This will be particularly useful for those that require investment or development.  

In just 3 days you will:

  • Get an overview of power assets and how different markets work
  • Understand how to anticipate and mitigate risk in those markets
  • Get a critical overview of key markets for coal, gas and power
  • Master financial market regulatory essentials of the main power markets
  • Appreciate operational risks and their impact
  • Review key functions of the Energy Trading Risk Management (ETRM) IT vendors
  • Understand the impact of credit risk as part of the global power market
  • Learn how to negotiate a Power Purchase Agreement(PPA)
  • Understand the key provisions of a PPA and its impact on project financing and understand what banks and investors want
  • Understand the Power Industry

Organisations that will benefit:

  • Power & Energy Companies
  • Investors
  • Insurance Companies
  • Energy Traders
  • Banks
  • Government & Regulators
  • Suppliers
  • Energy Consultants

Who will attend:

  • Corporate Directors
  • Analysts
  • Investment Managers
  • Business Development Management
  • Corporate Finance Managers
  • Risk Managers
  • In-house legal counsel

Course Agenda

  • Big Picture
  • Speed Networking
  • Generation Technology & System Planning
  • Case study – Customers Make Use of Power Island to Save Cost
  • Design, Planning and Cost of Power Stations
  • Power Generation Supply & Demand
  • Case study – Independent Study of Levelized Cost of Storage in the US Power Markets
  • How Markets Work
  • Efficient power markets are to the benefit of all.
  • Markets allow investment in new power markets to take place.
  • Workshop: Value of Power to be Sold
  • Dynamics and Examples of Power Markets across the World
  • The Role of Power Purchase Agreements in Investment
  • Case Study: Bank Lending to the Global Power Markets in 2002.
  • How to Trade Power & Safeguard Value
  • Case Study: Review of a Power Purchase Agreement
  • Current Trading Market Challenges
  • Types of Power Regulation
  • Introduction to Risk Management
  • Case Study: Enron an example of energy trading credit risk.
  • Understanding Credit Risk
  • Case study: “Out of Business in 10 Days”
  • Workshop: Maintaining Value

For further information please call: +44 (0)207 092 1045

  • “The depth and knowledge of my trainer was extremely impressive. In 3 days I have had, without a doubt, a masterclass on the industry. Truly world class.”

    - Gordon Dowall Potter, Past Delegate

  • “Well worth 3 days of study!”

    - Syed Hamza, Past Delegate

  • “The training was excellent! I give it a 10 and will get my trainer's support for my next challenges.”

    - Head of Partnerships & Customer Loyalty at Avis Budget, Past Delegate

  • “Extremely constructive course with a very good dynamic and passionate trainer.”

    - Managing Director at BNP Paribas, Past Delegate

  • “Impressive and cooperative trainer who wanted to make sure the delegates understood.”

    - Budgeting, Planning & Reporting Manager, Past Delegate


We can come to you too! If you have a team of six or more, why not hold a private course? Our experts come to you and the course is tailored to your requirements.

Call +44 (0)20 7092 1045 (United Kingdom)
or emma-jane.dinan@terrapinn.com (Asia Pacific)
for more details


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