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Energy Academy: Module 4 - Coal, Carbon and Electricity Markets

Euromoney Learning, In London
Length
2 days
Price
2,795 GBP + tax
Next course start
15 August, 2024 See details
Delivery
Classroom
Length
2 days
Price
2,795 GBP + tax
Next course start
15 August, 2024 See details
Delivery
Classroom
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Course description

Energy Academy: Module 4 - Coal, Carbon and Electricity Markets

A foundation to intermediate level programme to provide participants with an introduction to commodity trading across the oil, gas, coal, electricity, and renewables markets. The course will provide insight into each of the energy commodities, their global supply and demand characteristics and how they are traded physically and with derivative financial instruments.

We will examine the role of risk management and hedging and best practices and strategies for the trading of energy commodities. In addition, the programme will cover the latest developments in the biofuel, petrochemical and renewable fuels and how they are changing strategies associated with traditional energy commodities. Each module will also show how differing energy commodities interact with each other and with other commodity groups

This is a highly interactive course with exercises designed to increase participant engagement and uses up to date material and many real-world examples. Each module of the course will feature trading simulations that allow participants to use the knowledge they have built to develop trading strategies in an interactive environment.

Upcoming start dates

1 start date available

15 August, 2024

  • Classroom
  • London
  • English

Who should attend?

Who Should Attend?

This course would be useful for those looking to increase their understanding of energy commodities and trading and risk management. It is particularly relevant to:

  • Middle Office, Back Office and Operations staff in Energy Trading Companies
  • Junior Traders
  • Commodity Analysts
  • Commodity Sales and Marketing Professionals
  • Compliance and Regulatory Professionals who wish to understand the basics of trading
  • Lawyers and Legal Professionals who wish to understand the basics of trading

Training content

Day 9: Module 4 – Coal, Carbon and Electricity Trading

The Global Coal Market

  • Different grades of coal and coke and their specifications
  • Global supply and demand and likely changes over the coming years
  • Coal shipping
  • Physical coal contracts
  • The evolution of coal derivative markets
  • How coal interacts with other commodity markets

Emissions and Carbon Trading

  • The Kyoto and Paris Agreements
  • The Evolution of emissions trading
  • The CDM mechanism
  • Cap and trade trading schemes and how they work
  • The European ETS
  • Review of other ETS schemes globally and likely future development
  • Carbon offsetting and the voluntary market
  • How carbon interacts with other commodity markets

The day will be backed up with exercises and worked examples

Day 10: Module 4 – Coal, Carbon and Electricity Trading

Electricity and Power markets

  • What is electricity and what is different about it compared to other commodities
  • The electricity industry, types of power generation
  • Traditional power generation fuels, their supply and demand and current and future developments
  • Renewables their supply and demand and current and future developments
  • Transmission and the global supply differences
  • The wholesale and retail markets
  • Merit order pricing models
  • Electricity trading and electricity derivative markets
  • How the electricity and power markets interact with other commodity markets

Accompanying exercises and worked examples and our electricity trading simulations,

TRADING SIMULATION 6 - Balancing electricity supply and speculative trading 2 Hours

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Costs

Course fee: £2645 + VAT

Certification / Credits

Learning Outcomes

  • Participants will gain an understanding of the fundamentals of energy commodities
  • Participants will be introduced to physical and derivative trading of energy commodities and how they are linked
  • We will explore current market trends and likely future developments with the use of many up to date exercises and examples
  • Participants will discover how energy markets and other commodity markets are linked and how to use this knowledge to develop effective trading strategies
  • Using our simulations Participants will have the opportunity to apply what they have learnt to practice trading energy commodities often simulating real historical tie periods and events.

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