European Energy Markets Course

Get acquainted with modern European gas and electricity markets

Highlights of the European Energy Markets training: 

  • 4 days
  • Discover the issues associated with European gas and electricity wholesale and retail markets.
  • Examine the structure and fundamental legal principles of EU regulatory models and environment.

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Key benefits of this Energy Markets training course

What's in it for you?

Upon completion of this training, the participants will be able to:

  • Illustrate the dynamics of the European energy industry
  • Explain supply and demand of both EU gas and electricity markets
  • Assess geopolitical and regulatory frameworks of energy markets in Europe 
  • Anticipate the challenges and opportunities of building sustainable future cities
  • Assess the future of a single integrated EU energy market


Which topics are addressed during this energy training?

  • European gas and electricity production
  • Introduction to the elements of EU energy institutional regimes
  • Policies and regulations of the EU gas and electricity networks
  • Renewable energy and energy efficiency targets and directives
  • A single European market for natural gas and electricity
  • Key aspects and the future of smart energy grids
  • The latest technological developments for energy generation and transport


Participant's profile

At whom is the European Energy Markets training targeted?

This training course is designed for participants who are relatively new to the energy business and/or professionals from different institutions related to the energy industry:

  • Consultants working in European energy industry
  • Professionals entering or moving into European gas and/or electricity markets
  • Project coordinators
  • Strategy advisors
  • Industry professionals, seeking an evaluation and update of the developments within changing European energy markets
  • Regulatory affairs and relations officers/managers


Theo Fens is a seasoned experienced professional with a broad industrial background. His working experience encompasses more than 40 years in the industry (process control, telecom, oil and gas engineering), consultancy (energy markets and IT), and research (physics and economy).

Alex Barnes has twenty years experience of gas markets, and has focused in the last 15 years on market design and regulation in liberalizing gas markets. He is currently Head of Regulatory Affairs for Gazprom Marketing & Trading based in London, having previously worked for BG Group and Total.


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European Energy Markets

9 October 2017
12 October 2017
€ 3200,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included)
Brussels, Belgium
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The programme fee is € 3200,- (VAT, accommodation and travel expenses not included).


Participants of the European Energy Markets course will receive a certificate on behalf of the University of Groningen.

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