Past Seminars and Events 2017

Professional Short Courses: Introduction to Electricity Markets
From Tuesday, March 14, 2017 -  08:30am
To Wednesday, March 15, 2017 - 05:00pm
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Speaker Frank Felder, CEEEP, Bloustein School

Professional Short Courses: Introduction to Electricity   Markets and CBA of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Projects
  Rutgers University
  New Brunswick, New Jersey
 
   
  In-depth Introduction   to Electricity Markets
  March 14-15, 2017

Course Overview
  This in-depth introductory course is designed for those with a limited   knowledge of the electric power system and restructured electricity markets.   It provides an overview of the industry, focusing on the linkages among power   system engineering, markets, regulatory policy, and business strategies.   Specific examples and actual market data are used to illustrate basic   principles and ideas. In addition, guest speaker Craig Glazer, VP Federal   Government Policy for PJM Interconnection, will present "The Case for Organized Electricity   Markets and PJM." 
 
  The instructor employs several approaches to elicit participation from   attendees, including group exercises and an electricity market simulation in   which participants bid a portfolio of generation resources over the course of   the seminar under various market rules and conditions. Participants will have   plenty of opportunities to ask questions and discuss issues of special   interest to them. Extensive and comprehensive course notes are provided to   each attendee. Continental breakfast and lunch included.

For more information   about the course and how to register including setting up a secure account, visit
  https://ce-catalog.rutgers.edu/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=64188


  Cost Benefit Analysis   of Energy Efficiency and Renewable Projects
  March 16, 2017

Post Conference Workshop   Overview
  This one day, in-person workshop is designed for those no or limited experience   with conducting or using cost benefit analysis of energy efficiency, demand   response and renewable energy projects and programs.
   
  This workshop covers the theory and practice of cost benefit analysis   including the topics of time value of money, discount rates, monetizing   non-market costs and benefits such as environmental externalities, the five   major types of cost benefit analyses conducted for energy efficiency   programs, uncertainty analysis, and data collection challenges. Participants   will be provided with extensive and detailed course notes and supporting   spreadsheets. 

For more information   about the course and how to register including setting up a secure account, visit
  https://ce-catalog.rutgers.edu/courseDisplay.cfm?schID=64190 

Pricing
  Pricing is as follows (Early bird discount before February 10, 2017):

      
  • The cost for the two-day        professional short course on March 14-15 is $1150, with an early bird        discount of $950.
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  • The Post Conference workshop        alone is $790, with an early bird discount of $690.
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  • BOTH the Professional Short        Course and Post-Conference workshop is $1600 with an early bird discount        of $1400. To receive the discounted price, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.        prior to registering for both courses together.
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  • A 15% Discount is        available for 3 registrants from the same organization; A 25%        discount is available for 4 or more registrants from same        organization. To receive the discounted price, please contactThis email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.        prior to registering.


  Course Location:
  Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy
  Rutgers University
  33 Livingston Avenue
  New Brunswick, New Jersey 07450
   
  Instructor:
  Frank Felder PhD is   an expert on the economics and reliability of restructured electric power   systems. Frank is an Associate Research Professor at the Bloustein School of   Planning and Public Policy, Rutgers University, where he conducts research in   electricity markets with the Center for Energy, Economic & Environmental   Policy (http://policy.rutgers.edu/ceeep/).   Frank also consults a wide range of clients in the industry, advising them on   market design, market power, electricity price forecasting, and risk   management. He has testified before the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission   and several state public utility commissions. As part of his consulting   practice, Frank has conducted numerous seminars and lectures and has   widespread experience explaining complex - and sometimes arcane - material in   an intuitive, humorous, and accessible manner.
 
  Frank holds a Ph.D. in technology, management, and policy from the   Massachusetts Institute of Technology, where his studies focused on the   economics and reliability of restructured electric power systems.
 
  Guest Speaker:
  Mr. Craig Glazer,   an attorney and Vice President Federal Government Policy at PJM   Interconnection, coordinates all of PJM’s regulatory and legislative policies   before Congress, the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission, the U.S.   Department of Energy and other federal agencies. Prior to coming to PJM, Mr.   Glazer served as commissioner and chairman of the Public Utilities Commission   of Ohio. Mr. Glazer oversaw Ohio’s move toward deregulation of its telephone,   natural gas, transportation and electric industries. He also chaired the   state’s Siting Board and served as a member of the governor’s cabinet. Craig   is a graduate of University of Pennsylvania and Vanderbilt University School   of Law.
 
  For more information, please contact Frank Felder at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.   or (848) 932-2750
   

Location Rutgers, Bloustein School of Planning and Public Policy, 33 Livingston University
Center for Energy, Economic and Environmental Policy