Understanding the German power market
& energy trading simulation

The event is now fully booked!

Telephone: +47 22 99 42 00

29 November
09.00 - 09.30 Registration
09.30 - 16.30 Seminar
19.00 Dinner

30 November

09:30-16:00 Simulation workshop


DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam
Centraal Station
Oosterdoksstraat 4, 1011DK, Amsterdam

Van Vlaanderen
Weteringschans 175


Seminar, trading simulation and dinner:
EUR 1,450

Seminar and dinner 29 November: EUR 850
Seminar only 29 November: EUR 750
Simulation workshop 30 December: EUR 750

The price for the whole event includes workshop, documentation, lunch and coffee breaks. VAT is not included in the price. Payment by invoice will generate a EUR 20 administration fee.

Delegates are able to book at a special discount at the DoubleTree by Hilton Amsterdam Central station. This special discount will be available until the hotel is sold out. To book your stay, please click here and complete your room reservation at your special group rate.

If you have any questions, please contact
Marja Salonen, Montel AS

Email: marja@montel.no
Telephone: +47 934 86 577




The German electricity
seminar is tailor-made for energy industry professionals wanting to gain insights into the drivers of prices and policy in Germany's electricity market.

The energy simulation workshop on day two allows you to put your knowledge in practice and to step into the shoes of a German energy trader.

You can book and attend the seminar and simulation workshop either in combination or separately.

We hope to see you in Amsterdam.

Day 1: Seminar
"Understanding the German power market"

Introduction and presentations held
by Konstantin Lenz, Lenz Energy.

Characteristics of German power production and consumption
-The schedule of nuclear decommissioning
- Conventional power production
- Production out of renewable sources
- Characteristics and developments of German power consumption
- Marginal and Cycling Costs of different power plant types and

German energy policy
- The “Energiewende”
- German energy policy after federal elections - What can be expected from the new government?
- Profitability and closings of power plants – Current state and outlook
- Outlook – What can be expected until 2022 and beyond?

Power trading

- Price-driving factors
- Historic developments and characteristics
- Power trading: Spot markets – Day-ahead and intraday
- Power trading: Exchanges and OTC – Forwards and futures
- Impact of growing renewable production on spot price profiles and market design
- Market integration of renewable energies: The market premium model
- Split of German-Austrian price zone – status and expectations
- Negative Prices
- Case Studies

Electricity grid
- Scheduling and balancing energy
- Challenges of the “Energiewende” for the grid
- Cross-border exchange and market coupling

The course will be held in English

Day 2: Workshop
"German energy market simulation"
- Be a German energy trader for a day

The workshop is moderated by Simon Göß
, Energy Brainpool

Step into the shoes of a trader on the German energy market and face the real challenge of making split-second decisions in ever-changing market conditions with profits at stake.

No trading experience needed
Participants with minimal or no trading experience, but a desire to understand how energy trading works, can take part.

Gain valuable knowledge from energy trading
Everyone working on the periphery of the traded power market – either at authorities, media organisations or in middle- and back office roles like management, IT, generation, regulation, sales, marketing and communication will gain valuable knowledge and hands-on trading experience.

Interactive and practical approach
Via co-operation with Energy Brainpool – Montel allows you to put into practice what you learned in the German electricity market seminar the day before.

Excellent feedback in 2016
Participants of the 2016 event rated lecturers as follows:

Konstantin Lenz 4.8
Simon Gös 4.8

Delegates were asked to rate the speakers from 1 to 5 where 1= poor, 2=poor, 3=average,4=good, 5=excellent







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