Fundamentals of Power Trading

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Our leading industry expert will provide comprehensive hands on instruction, lecture and real-life examples that bring to life the entire
power market complex. Our curriculum sets a new standard in higher learning as we delve deeply into the power markets with highly relevant content for today and tomorrow’s energy industry.

This course provides basic to mid-level participants with comprehensive training on power trading. Beginners will learn the essentials while more advanced learners will learn many finer points. EMI delivers highly focused insight into the key factors that drive success in power markets.

What You Will Learn

Topics covered inlcude:

  1. Why are the power markets the most volatile of all markets?
  2. What fundamental factors drive the power markets?
  3. What role does weather play in determining prices?
  4. What role do fuel prices play in determining prices?
  5. What are Locational Marginal Prices and why should I care?
  6. What is the difference between real time, day ahead and forward power prices?
  7. What trading tools are used in the power markets, and where can participants find liquidity?
  8. How are power trading books analyzed, and how do risk management best practices apply?
  9. What is the status of power market de-regulation and where is it headed?
  10. How do ancillary services, emissions and renewable mandates affect the power markets?

Who Should Attend

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, retail providers, back office, hedgers, marketers, end-users, and government agencies.