GB wholesale energy markets and risk management

This course runs across four days:

  • Session 1: 12 Sept 2023 10am – 12pm
  • Session 2: 13 Sept 2023 10am – 12pm
  • Session 3: 14 Sept 2023 10am – 12pm
  • Session 4: 15 Sept 2023 10am – 12pm

Wholesale markets are at the heart of the GB energy sector. In the drive towards net zero, there is a change in consumer behaviour and the generation mix, coupled with the impact of international markets. This means there has never been a more important time to understand the fundamentals underpinning traded markets, participant behaviours/ drivers and how to evaluate/ manage wholesale market risks.

The course explains:

  • Wholesale market fundamentals
  • How trading strategies are shaped to mitigate risks
  • Contractual routes to execute trades/ realise value
  • Market risks and practical approaches to managing them
  • Ways to measure risks
  • How risk metrics can inform trading strategies

The online sessions contain a mix of presentations, case studies and activities to reinforce learning and illustrate concepts.

Designed for:

  • Traders and analysts, risk management specialists
  • Suppliers/ generators/ investors and developers needing an understanding of how energy is valued and traded
  • I&C energy managers, supplier customer account managers
  • Regulation specialists/ policy makers and legal advisors

Learning & development objectives:

  • Wholesale energy market design – delivering for consumers
  • Market drivers and participants
  • Wholesale energy market risks
  • Approach to risk management
  • Suppliers and generators in the wholesale market
  • Measuring/ quantifying market price risk
  • Overview of risk metrics and their uses, including Value at Risk (VaR)
  • Future challenges and opportunities

What you can expect:

  • Delegates will receive soft copies of the materials presented by our market experts
  • Learning delivered by Cornwall Insight’s market experts
  • Pre-course materials, including an industry glossary and short primers
  • Case studies and interactive tools to reinforce learning

To book this course please click the ‘Book now’ button and pay by card or request an invoice

Please contact us for more information