Students of the Ljubljana University Economics Faculty Attend Lectures by Representatives of Well-known Companies

As part of the Energy Economics subject teaching (teachers: Prof. Dr. Nevenka Hrovatin, Prof. Dr. Matej Švigelj and Prof. Dr. Jelena Zorić), students of a Master’s degree programme of the Ljubljana University Economics Faculty listened to the lectures presented by guests from the business sphere.

Thus, on 23 April 2018, the Borzen Company’s Director for Energy Issues, Master Borut Rajer, read a lecture. He presented the significance and peculiarities of certain types of renewable energy sources, described the situation in the field of their use in the EU and worldwide, as well as the EU objectives in the sphere of stimulating the use of renewable energy sources. In addition, he explained to the undergraduate students the opportunities and problems of the release of renewable energy sources to the electricity market and presented an analysis of schemes for supporting producers of electricity from renewable energy sources that exist in the EU.

On 25 April 2018, Tarik Khalil, the Interenergo Company’s Director for Electric Power Trading, read a lecture. As part of his speech, he described the electricity trading issues, while paying particular attention to pricing factors. He also gave several practical examples of electricity trading.

On 8 May 2018, Dr. Dejan Paravan, the Executive Director for Strategic Innovation of GEN-I, delivered a lecture. He clearly described the transition of activities in the energy sector from the vertically organized monopoly sector to the decentralized competitive sector still dominated by strong price competition. He presented the focus of the energy companies’ work on offering innovative solutions in the framework of new business models. Dejan Paravan also described the proposal for integrated solutions for user self-sufficiency, the project of energy cooperatives when starting production based on renewable energy sources, offering flexible aggregator services, contracts in the energy sector, and electric vehicles, in connection with their common use.