Introduction to GB Electricity Markets

This course provides an overview of the electricity market in the UK. It includes a number of interactive exercises to help delegates understand the principles that are taught.


The cover will cover:

  • Evolution of the British electricity industry
  • Market elements (stakeholders involved in generating, trading, regulating, and balancing of electricity)
  • British electricity trading and transmission agreements (BETTA): Markets & Trading
  • BETTA: Balancing & Settlement
  • Network interactions (between industry stake holders)
  • Future direction for electricity market

Course duration: 1 day (can be arranged as two half days)

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Useful for: all industry stakeholders, such as utilities, developers, engineers, students, regulators, academics.

Pre-requisites: Some understanding of the electricity industry and of electricity markets will be useful but not essential.