Energy markets and governance
Course code: MEC5087Z
Course contact: Jesse Burton (Energy, environment and climate change group, ERC), Jesse.Burton@uct.ac.za
Course dates: The course usually runs in October and November. There is one week of full time lectures followed by weekly seminars.
Key elements of the course include
- National and international energy policy and markets (oil, gas, electricity), their structure, dynamics and implications for national planning
- Energy governance, the role of the state and management of the energy sector:
- market failure; regulatory theory; monopolies; institutional reform
- Energy pricing theory and methods.
Exam – 10%, long paper – 60%, weekly seminars – 30%