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Medium Of InstructionsMode Of LearningMode Of Delivery
EnglishSelf Study, Virtual ClassroomVideo and Text Based

Course Overview

The candidates that participate in this Energy Markets of Today Certification will be dealing with the knowledge of laws of economics that govern the energy market. The Energy Markets of Today course by edX makes sure that the candidates have the fundamental concepts strengthened in them such as the impact of generators and consumers, and the role they play to shape the energy market and its transactions, and ultimately the energy system. They will also be learning the invisible hand that is the economics behind these processes. After being graduates of this Energy Markets of Today Certification, they will be able to answer many questions such as why electricity rates fluctuate and how are these rates determined, and also, the reason why encouragement of investments is difficult in the generation of electricity.

Within five weeks and an intensive study of 4 to 6 hours per week, candidates will be getting themselves ready to apply for different workplaces as well as will be taking on challenges, problems and questions related to the nature of energy markets and their operations. The learners can purse the course either by paying the fee (verified) or free of cost (audit). In the audit track, they will have only a limited period of access to the programme. 

The Highlights

  • Course by TU Delft
  • Intermediate level course
  • Certification by edX
  • Video transcript language English 
  • Duration of 5 weeks
  • Instructor-led classroom
  • Helpful course handouts
  • Study required 4-6 hours/week
  • English language

Programme Offerings

  • assignments
  • Audio/video lectures
  • Study Materials
  • Case Reviews
  • Transcripts
  • Instructor led classrooms
  • Online Classroom

Courses and Certificate Fees

Fees InformationsCertificate AvailabilityCertificate Providing Authority
INR 10747yesDelft University of Technology
  • The Energy Markets of Today Training, Energy Markets of Today Program is available for free.
  • The certification is available for Rs. 10,747  .

Fee Category 

Amount in Rs. 

Base Fee


Certificate Fee


Eligibility Criteria

Certification Qualifying Details

To be eligible for a certificate, candidates need to upgrade their Energy Markets of Today Certification course after auditing the course by doing the needful payment.

What you will learn

Knowledge of Economics

Candidates will look into the following domains:

  • They will learn the operation of energy markets
  • They will be made aware of the regulation and organisation of energy markets
  • Candidates will gain the ability to identify various energy market models
  • They will come to know about the factors affecting the smooth operation of electricity sector
  • They will learn the reasons behind the need for incentivisation of investments by policy makers
  • Candidates will be getting familiar with the procedure to incentivise investments
  • They will learn about the operation of energy networks
  • They will be gaining exposure about determination of network tariffs

Who it is for

The target audience for the Energy Markets of Today Training, Energy Markets of Today Program are mentioned below:

  • The students who want to understand the energy market better
  • Those who are working in businesses and want to hone their skills in this area
  • Candidates who want to specialise in this field
  • Economists, Strategic decision makers, Policy advisors and regulators

Admission Details

The guidelines for the enrolment of candidates in the course of Energy Markets of Today consist of five easy steps. These steps are mentioned below. 

Step 1: Click on the following link to land on the course page.

Step 2: Click on the option that says ‘Enroll Now’ 

Step 3: The login page will open after clicking on Enroll now. 

Step 4: Your details are needed to be filled in the login form. After that, proceed to audit the course.   

Step 5: Auditing the course for free will not unlock all features. To unlock graded assignments and certificate obtainment, verify your Energy Markets of Today Certification by paying the fee.    

The Syllabus

  • Introduction
  • Main players
  • Effect of market organisation, liberalisation and regulation on the energy market

  • Models for energy market structure 
  • Importance of time and geographical dependence and their effect

  • Problems of investment in energy generation 
  • Potential solutions

  • The energy networks 
  • Congestion management across borders


Delft University of Technology Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ's)

1: Give the characteristics of this programme

This programme belongs to the subject of Business and Management wherein the candidates will be guided by an instructor. The level is Intermediate and the institution providing the course is TU Delft.

2: In what language will the course be presented?

The language of the course is English.

3: Are there any requirements to the programme?

No, there is no requirement of any prior education for this Energy Markets of Today Certification. A stable internet connection and a device for viewing the Energy Markets of Today Training, Energy Markets of Today Program will be enough.

4: How long is the course?

The Energy Markets of Today Training, Energy Markets of Today Program is 5 weeks long and on average requires 4-6 hours of rigorous study a week.

5: What is the procedure for a refund?

Candidates have to unenroll themselves within a span of 14 days of purchasing or commencement from the Energy Markets of Today Training, Energy Markets of Today Program they have applied for to get the refund.

6: Who are the instructors of this programme?

Rudi Hakvoort and Laurens de Vries who are Associate professors at TU Delft will be teaching this course.

7: How can I merge two accounts?

This facility is not available at the moment. Candidates have to audit two courses and purchase them separately to learn two courses simultaneously.

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