New Challenges for the Energy System in the Mediterranean Region, 20-24 May 2013

Theme Energy markets (gas, power), Energy efficiency, Renewables, Power grid
Title New Challenges for the Energy System in the Mediterranean Region
Dates 20-24 May, 2013
Venue Venice, Italy
Language English (no interpretation available)
Deadline The application deadline is 19 April 2013
Participating countries Albania, Algeria, Bosnia-Herzegovina, Croatia, Egypt, Israel, Jordan, Lebanon, Libya, Montenegro, Morocco, Palestinian Authority, Tunisia, Turkey

Enel Foundation, together with the International Energy Agency (IEA), organizes a training course focusing on the recent developments of energy system in the Mediterranean Region.

Its main objective is to provide a general overview of the current status of the Energy Markets in the Mediterranean basin together with a comprehensive review of the main factors that contribute to shaping a modern energy system in the region.


Registration to this course is by an open registration. Energy professionals from both the public and private sectorsin the countries listed above and that fulfil the following requirements, are eligible to apply:  

  • Sending institution: The course is targeted at  government officials working in Energy-MinistriesEnergy Regulatory AuthoritiesNational Transmission System Operators, Regulated Energy Utilities, and other major energy Companies 
  • Professional background: Priority will be given to middle-senior level managers (Heads of Department/Unit) with minimum of 5 years of experience in the role and who have a good knowledge of English
  • Country of residence: Non-EU Mediterranean countries (see list above)


If requests exceed the available places, a selection procedure will apply.

To apply, please complete the Registration Form and send it back  by e-mail to Mr. Eugenio Santagata (

The application deadline is 19 April 2013
Fees,  costs and financial assistance

The course itself will be offered free of charge.

All accepted applicants will be fully funded by Enel Foundation (travel, accommodation, meals).


For specific inquiries about this course contact: 

Mr. Eugenio Santagata (email:; phone: +39 0683054584; mobile: +39 3207497675)

Group size 30 people
Course Programme (summary)

 The training course is organized around morning lectures focusing each day on a different topic, chosen among most relevant policy issues.  The lecture is integrated by an afternoon session devoted to the analysis of case studies and/or participation in focus groups. 


May 20            Orientation day and introduction to the course

Energy Issues in the Mediterranean Area – Current scenario and future trendsIn cooperation with IEA

May 21            Evolution of the legislative and regulatory framework at regional levelOverlapping of the national and EC legislation

May 22            Energy efficiency and energy indicatorsIn cooperation with IEA

May 23            The effect of RES development within and outside the EURisk and opportunities related to the increased penetration of renewable generation

May 24            Investments and infrastructure developmentA Toolkit to support investments

Wrap up and next steps


See detailed Agenda

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Last updated 26 March 2013