What is TCET?
As a result of a successful cooperation between Hrvatska elektroprivreda d.d. (Croatian Electricity Company - HEP), University of Zagreb - Faculty of Electrical Engineering and Computing and Technor Energy AS the first training centre for energy trading in Europe has been created. The Centre has been funded by the Norwegian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and HEP. The purpose of this web site is to provide information about the TCET training center. More...
The first public course was successfully concluded in mid November 2006. That particular course had been organized for the employees of Hrvatska elektroprivreda d.d. and it's subsidiaries - HEP Transmission System Operator (HEP-OPS), HEP Distribution System Operator (HEP-ODS), HEP Generation (HEP Proizvodnja), HEP Trade and HEP Supply. In addition to Croatian lecturers, the course was carried out by Erling Pettersen and Roar Hausner from Tromskraft. As a specialty of the that course, an additional presentation entitled Strategic position in the end user market was given by the leading managers of the Swedish supplier Kraft & Kultur . The mentioned supplier is renown for selling electricity with goods and services linked to culture (like magazines, tickets for various performances, etc.) tourism, ecology and third world care.
Following the depicted first course, a number of courses were completed with participants from across South-East Europe.
On Friday, June 30th 2006, at the Faculty of electrical engineering and computing, the Training Centre for Energy Trading offically opened. Among the distinguished guests that addressed the audience were Branko Vukelić (Minister of the Croatian Ministry of Economics, Labour and Entrepreneurship), Elisabeth Walaas (Norwegian Ambassador in Croatia), Kažimir Vrankić (board member of Hrvatska elektroprivreda d.d.) and prof.dr.sc. Mladen Kos (Faculty of electrical engineering and computing Dean). The project leaders prof.dr.sc. Slavko Krajcar (FER) and Kjell B. Mortensen (Technor Energy AS) briefly presented the project and its results, followed by a ceremonial presentation of the MASI market simulator.