Load Serving Entities 201

This course familiarizes Load Serving Entities (LSEs) with the wholesale costs of serving load in the ERCOT Nodal Market. The objective of this course is to explore these costs, introduce market tools available for managing these costs, and then observe a series of scenarios showing the application of these market tools in example market settings.

The following topics will be covered:

  • Market Products for Hedging Costs
  • Credit Overview
  • Using Market Products
  • A Few Other Risks and Rewards

*Note: The Load Serving Entity 201 course topics are presented assuming that the student possesses an understanding of the information covered in the prerequisite course listed above.

This course is designed for Load Serving Entities, (LSEs), including, Retail Electric Providers Electrical Cooperatives and Municipally-Owned Utilities to learn how to identify key Wholesale Market costs associated with serving load in the ERCOT Market while describing several means of hedging these costs and evaluating current strategies against your need.

Start Date Duration Location Delivery  
Wed, Dec 14, 2022
08:30 AM – 05:00 PM
1 day
WebEx Information
Phone Number: 650-479-3208
Session number: 2556 318 0466
Session password: LSE2011222
Instructor Led Sign up

Prerequisite: Wholesale Markets 101

Class times are as follows:

8:30 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.


Apr 6, 2022 - pdf - 2.5 MB
LSE201 Scenario Workbook
LSE 201 workbook
Mar 26, 2020 - xlsx - 20.4 KB