PURC Regulatory Training Program for Superintendencia General, Sistema de Regulacion Sectorial (SIRESE)
August 7 - 11, 2001
La Paz, Bolivia
SIRESE staff and staff from the wholesale electricity market operator in Bolivia studied electric sector regulation, restructuring, and markets. The course sessions also focused on issues related to market power, the California crisis, congestion management, and market design for energy and ancillary service markets.
Dan Fessler and Alejandro Jadresic provided keynote speeches on regulatory reform and managing the stakeholder interface, respectively. Diego Fernandez, Lawrence Kaufman, and Barbara Cherry led sessions on water/wastewater, natural gas, and telecommunications, respectively.
PURC specifically designed this course for SIRESE. SIRESE coordinates infrastructure initiatives and oversees the implementation of regulatory rules for rapidly changing sectors.