Fundamentals of Retail Power

Fundamentals of Retail Power
Single User Price: $1,895.00


Our leading industry experts will provide comprehensive hands-on instruction, lecture and real-life examples that bring to life the retail power markets. While we will examine real data, we will focus on the principles, not the mathematics. Our curriculum sets a new standard in higher learning as we delve deeply into the deregulated power markets with highly relevant content for today and tomorrow’s power industry.

With particular attention to supply issues, this course provides basic to mid-level participants with comprehensive training on how the retail markets function. Beginners will learn the essentials while more advanced learners will learn many finer points.

What You Will Learn

EMI delivers highly focused insight into the key factors that drive success in the evolving retail power sector.

  • How do the retail markets differ from traditional power distribution?
  • Where has retail power advanced the furthest, and how does it work?
  • How is default service provided?
  • How do we supply the retail customer with power?
  • What fundamental factors drive wholesale price and volatility?
  • What role does weather play in driving load profiles and prices?
  • What role do fuel prices play in determining prices?
  • What are Locational Marginal Prices and why should I care?
  • What trading tools are used in the power markets, and where can participants find liquidity?
  • How do price and load interact to drive cost and risk? How do we aggregate this into a risk book?

Who Should Attend

The course is directed to the staff of retail power participants and those who interact with them as customers or suppliers. This includes power and fuel purchasers, analysts, traders, trade support staff, finance and auditing personnel. Entry-level to intermediate professionals from: merchant generators, banks, utilities, power marketers, back office, hedgers, investors, marketers, end-users, and government agencies.

Class Details

Industry Segment
Course Level
Introductory to Intermediate
CPE Credits
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Course Times
Day 1: 8:00am–4:00pm
Day 2: 8:00am–4:00pm