Lorenzoni Arturo

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The liberalisation of the electricity market has opened many new opportunities. This course aims at giving skills to:
Understand the structure and dynamics of an electricity market
Know the main rules of the EU/Italian market
Attain the basic economic knowledge to operate effectively as producers and/or suppliers
Learn to use the instruments for market operators
Understand the effect of grid constraints in the electrical energy evaluation.

Category: AA 2018 - 2019 / Corsi di laurea magistrale / INGEGNERIA DELL'ENERGIA ELETTRICA - IN1979

Target of the course
The target of the course is to understand the new organization of electricity markets and to give to the students the knowledge to operate. The course starts from the basics of the electricity economics and the principles of regulation and aims at giving the skills to successfully operate either as seller, buyer or trader.
The lessons are related to the following topics:
Price regulation; organization of the electricity industry. Plant dispatch and merit order: generation in a competitive market. Contracts. The operation of the power exchange and the capacity market. The transmission line: benefits of the interconnection and optimal transmission capacity. Congestion management. The markets for the environment: green certificates, carbon credits, energy efficiency. Financial products for the power market. The electricity prices: comparing different contracts. Principles of finance for hedging electricity contracts.
Some electricity policy documents will be read and discussed in class.

Category: AA 2017 - 2018 / Corsi di laurea magistrale / INGEGNERIA DELL'ENERGIA ELETTRICA - IN1979

Obiettivi formativi
Fornire gli strumenti d’analisi di base in campo economico e le conoscenze per prendere le decisioni economicamente corrette in campo energetico e per conoscere il funzionamento dei mercati energetici liberalizzati. Affrontare in modo corretto la discussione su un tema di attualità legato alla politica dell’energia.

Category: AA 2016 - 2017
/ Corsi di laurea magistrale