The UK Electricity Market

from MJMEnergy

During this course you will get an introduction to the UK Electricity Market, work through descriptions of the physical and commercial markets and develop an understanding of what connects them.

Course curriculum

  • 1

    1) The Power Market

    • Introduction

    • What is Electricity?

    • Market Structure

    • Business Models

    • The Power Market - Quiz

  • 2

    2) Physical Electricity

    • Introduction

    • Generation

    • Wires

    • System Operation

    • Supply

    • Physical Electricity - Quiz

  • 3

    3) Commercial & Trading

    • Introduction

    • Design Principles

    • Risk

    • Managing Risk

    • Regulation

    • Commercial & Trading - Quiz

  • 4

    4) Climate Change

    • Introduction

    • International Perspective

    • Reducing Consumption

    • Clean Generation

    • Other Enviromental Pressures

    • Climate Change - Quiz

  • 5

    5) Looking to the Future

    • Introduction

    • The Trilemma

    • Political Dimension

    • Future Energy Scenarios

    • Conclusion

Meet Your Instructor

Duncan Jack

Duncan Jack has been an independent consultant since 2006, specialising in the commercial and regulatory aspects of the power and gas markets. Prior to this he held positions at ELEXON, St Clements Services and Transco. As a consultant he has worked on a variety of projects in the UK and abroad, covering trading arrangement design, regulatory risk review, and market entry projects. Duncan is the author of our TECCS BSC and CUSC service and lectures on our UK and EU power market courses.


  • How long do I have access to the course?

    Forever! Once you've enrolled and paid, you'll have access to the course material for as long as you need. So devour it all in one weekend or take things slow. It's your choice!

  • I still have a question, how can I contact you?

    I'd be happy to answer any questions you might have. Send me an email at