13-15 November 2013 – In the process of finalizing the preparations for the trading system and about to launch its ETS, Shanghai welcomed GIZ’s support with addressing final questions concerning the trading platform and its daily operation. The project invited Mr. Ekkehard Will, Senior Expert at the European Energy Exchange AG (EEX), to conduct technical training for the Shanghai Environment and Energy Exchange (Shanghai EEX).
Mr. Will has long-term experiences in emissions and energy trading as well as technical and financial issues related to exchanges. He shared valuable insights on technical questions that were raised by the workshop participants from Shanghai EEX. The training mainly focused on the daily management of a trading platform, trading products. Moreover, problems that might occur during the trading process were discussed and addressed with a specific reference to EU-ETS experiences.
All participants felt that the training met their expectations and was very useful for their future work. They especially highlighted that the addressed questions on risk management & control and of carbon price analysis can be used as a reference for their future work.
Moreover, participants were impressed by Mr. Will’s ability to share his vast professional experiences in carbon markets as well as to give recommendations on the trading process. This experience exchange and technical advice helped them to gain a better understanding of the overall exchange framework.