Rate & Tariff Design

Course Overview:

“The course aims to provide an overview of basic introduction to rate setting by exploring explore specific approaches to rate setting – and the analysis of each – in depth; explores rate and subsidy design and applicable strategies, and where applicable illustrate on application of the practices and strategies”

Course Outcomes

The expected course outcomes are:
a) Skills in calculating rates and analyzing utility financial information is enhanced
b) Techniques in cost of service and demand profiling improved
c) Key principles of subsidy design learned
d) Transitional strategies for cost-recovery Learned
e) Approaches for rate and tariff settings benchmarked
f) Networking of course participants Enhanced
g) Application learnt practices and approaches Enhance
h) Communication with peer experts improved


The course will cover the following topics:
a)The process of Rate Setting
b)Approaches to Rate Settings
o Cash-Need Approach
o Rate of Return Approach & Analysis
o Price Cap Approach & Analysis
o Revenue Cap Approach and Analysis
c)Rate and Subsidy Design Strategies

Course Starts

February 19, 2024

Course Ends

February 23, 2024

Course Duration

5 Days


1000 USD

Registration Deadline

February 6, 2024

Target Participants

Electricity Utility managers, regulators (NRIs), andCustomers

AcademyLearning Approach & Outcome

Live Classes

This Course offers different interaction  and training levels depending on previous Knowledge, experience and time spent on the course.

Knowledge Hub

We offer a centralized aggregated data hub in the fields of Energy particularly in fields of electricity, gas and Petroleum, which are accessible to all participants.

Current & Customised Courses

This course is customised to the needs of the African Energy landscape and offers practical field applications for leaders and workers in the Energy sector.


We offer Certificates of achievement and keep records after our courses are completed which are fully verifiable online.