What ERCE offers

Training and Course Development

The Centre of Excellence’ overall objective is to facilitate sustainable Capacity Building on Electricity markets and petroleum subsectors for Africa. This will ensure that Africa’s Energy Market Sector obtains the required skilled, knowledgeable, and competitive Human Resources for their effective implementation and operation of robust electricity and oil and gas markets. With these skills, the operation of regulatory institutions and power pools is guaranteed.

Electricity Regulation

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE
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Q-2
Q-3
Q-4
VENUE DURATION
a)   Fundamentals of Energy Regulations & Dynamic Utility Regulation

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
b)   Dispatchable and Flexible Power

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
c)   Mastering Electricity energy and Power trading  in Power Pools( energy Markets)

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
d)   Development and Regulation of Electricity Markets and trade of electricity in Power Pools

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
e)   Electric Vehicles and the power grid

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
f)     Electric vehicles (EVs): Electric Power Perspective, Standards and Regulatory Framework Formulation

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
g)   Electric Vehicles and Smart Grids

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
h)   Mastering Wind Power

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
i)      Mastering Wind Power

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
j)      Mastering Geothermal Power

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
k)    Energy Management

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
l)      Project Finance and Project Financial Modelling

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
m) Economics of power projects

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
n)   Energy efficiency policy, regulation and standards settings X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
o)   Pricing in Mini-grids

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
p)   Mini-Grid development

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Benchmarking

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
a)   Mastering Best Practices Benchmarking Approaches X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
b)   Benchmarking on Licensing X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
c)   Benchmarking and training on Power Purchase Agreements X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Finance

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
Project Finance and Project Financial Modelling X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Environment

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
Management of Environmental and Social Safeguards in Projects

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Business Planning

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
Understanding a business plan in the Energy Market X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Public Private Partnerships

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
The functioning of the Public-Private Partnerships;

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ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Petroleum Regulation - Upstream

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
a)   Upstream petroleum Business X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
b)   Formation Evaluation Essentials X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
c)   International Petroleum Management Certificate Program; ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
d)   Global Procurement & Supply Chain Management for the Oil & Gas Industry; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
e)   Oil and Gas Operational Safety and Environment Management; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
f)     Energy Transition through 2050: Climate Science, Low Carbon Energy and Carbon Capture Strategies X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Petroleum Regulation – Mid and Downstream

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
a)   Detail design and construction management of crude oil pipeline; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
b)   Safety leadership in the oil and gas industry; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
c)   Fuel Quality Monitoring System Fundamentals; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
d)   Petroleum Products: Specifications, Properties, and Market Demand; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
e)   International Petroleum Management; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
f)     Essential Skills for Oil and Gas Managers and Supervisors; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
g)   Oil and Gas Contracts Training; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
h)   Tank farm operations and performance (Tank types, construction & operational requirements for stored products); X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
i)      Storage tanks design construction and maintenance; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
j)      Safety leadership in the oil and gas industry; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
k)    Supply Chain Essentials and International Oil Trading and Price Risk Management; and X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
l)      Detail design and construction management of crude oil pipeline; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week
m) Safety leadership in the oil and gas industry; X ERCE, Arusha 1 Week

Executive Training on Energy Leadership

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
Corporate governance, petroleum and electricity trends

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2 Days

Energy Reporting

DESCRIPTION OF THE COURSE Q-1 Q-2 Q-3 Q-4 VENUE DURATION
•      Understanding of  energy supply and demand

•    How to cover a complex breaking energy-based story in a structured and relevant way

•    Ability to understand market jargon and turn it into clear, informative copy

•    Ability to analyse risk and assess geo-political fallout from energy-based news

•    Tips and guidelines to cover breaking news in a team

•    Basics of electricity markets

X 3 Days