Helping you make sense of the Irish energy sector


SEM Fundamentals

It has been almost a year since the electricity market rules across the island of Ireland changed from a pool based mechanism to a bilateral contract market approach. This course will introduce the key concepts that underpin the Single Electricity Market (SEM), and help you to understand the opportunities that the new arrangements can deliver through interactive activities and the use of worked examples.

Who’s it for

  • those starting a career in the energy industry;
  • those working in the energy industry who require a refresh or whole market overview
  • those working for companies that support those in the energy industry
  • anyone who would like to gain a better understanding of the Single Electricity Market (SEM)

What does it cover?

  • Market design principles
  • Wholesale markets overview
  • Trading and hedging
  • Balancing responsibility
  • DS3
  • Capacity Remuneration Mechanism (CRM)
  • Future outlook

Booking Information


March 11 Venue: Radisson Blu, Golden Lane, Dublin 8

All other dates: Ashling Hotel, Parkgate Street, Dublin 8, DO8 P38N



Discounts are available for multiple bookings, please contact Emily at training@cornwall-insight.com to book this course or for more information.

Next Course
11 March 2020

This course cannot be booked online, please call us on 01603 602115 or email training@cornwall-insight.com


Upcoming Course dates for SEM Fundamentals

  • 11 March 2020
  • 10 September 2020
  • 4 March 2021

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