COURSE INTRODUCTION AND APPLICATION INFORMATION


Course Name
Energy Law
Code
Semester
Theory
(hour/week)
Application/Lab
(hour/week)
Local Credits
ECTS
LAW 335
Fall/Spring
3
0
3
4
Prerequisites
None
Course Language
English
Course Type
Elective
Course Level
First Cycle
Mode of Delivery -
Teaching Methods and Techniques of the Course
Course Coordinator
Course Lecturer(s)
Assistant(s)
Course Objectives The course aims to develop an understanding related to principles & regulations , to give information about the energy market and the rules governing this market and to create a legal perspective on the energy market.
Learning Outcomes The students who succeeded in this course;
  • Convey general information about Turkish and EU Energy Market(especially related to electricity and natural gas)
  • identify development period in EU and Turkish energy market and the reasons that affect this period;
  • explain duties& responsibilities of EMRA
  • describe concepts related to energy market
  • enlighten general information concerning Turkish market regulations and legislations such the electricity, natural gas, renewable energy, oil, LPG.
  • Discuss consumer protection and competition law regulations in the energy market
  • Explain the administrative and punitive sanctions in the energy market
  • Solve sample legal energy disputes
Course Description The following topics will be examined: Starting from the development process of EU energy markets, liberation process of Turkish energy market and administrative structure of Energy Regulatory Authority (EMRA), the functioning of the institution, and the legal nature of its decisions and remedies against its decisions and legislation of electricity, natural gas, oil, LNG and LPG markets, market models, market activities (generation/production; transmission, distribution, supply) besides market players, the application of competition rules to the energy market and the settlement of disputes in the energy market.

 



Course Category

Core Courses
Major Area Courses
Supportive Courses
Media and Managment Skills Courses
Transferable Skill Courses

 

WEEKLY SUBJECTS AND RELATED PREPARATION STUDIES

Week Subjects Required Materials
1 Introduction - Energy Market & Energy Policy &Energy Law -Importance of Energy -Three pillar of Energy Market -History and Main Dynamics of Regulation -Concept of Liberalisation/Regulation/De-regulation/Privatisation/Competition concepts
2 EU Energy Market “Single European Energy Market” : Concept &Importance Energy Market before Liberalisation Period Restructuring of Energy Market and State’s Role Legal Structure of Energy Market Raphael J Heffron* and Kim Talus; “The development of energy law in the 21st century: a paradigm shift? “The Journal of World Energy Law & Business, Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages 189–202 Wouter Geldhof & Frederik Vandendriessche, “European Electricity and Gas Market Liberalisation” EU Energy Law and Policy Issues, ELRF Collection, 1st edition.
3 Turkish Energy Market & EMRA. General information about Turkish Energy Market. EMRA's obligations and responsibilities. Energy Governance In Turkey, Report On Compliance With The Energy Community Acquis Energy Community Secretariat, 1 October 2015, Zeynep Çakmak, Bağımsız İdari Otorite olarak Enerji Piyasası Düzenleme Kurumu, 2011
4 Electricity Market in General - The basic concepts of the electricity market - Structural characteristics of electricity - Legal status. Energy system and basic Electricity market, Chapter three, Elsiever 2019. Overview of Turkish Electricity Market, October 2021, Pwc Özlem Döğerlioglu Işıksungur, Elektriğin Hukuki Niteliği, Erzincan Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Cilt XV, Sayı 3-4, Aralık 2011, s. 249-266
5 Legal Aspects of Electricity Market: Generation Models Overview of Turkish Electricity Market, October 2021, Pwc, Guide to Investing in Renewable Energy Sector, Turkish Republic Of Turkey, Investment Office Annual EMRA Reports
6 Legal Aspects of Electricity Market&Electricity Market Contracts Mustafa Erdem Can, Hukuki Açıdan Elektrik Piyasasında Rekabet, Turhan Yayınları, 2006.
7 Natural Gas Market and relevant legislation PWC&Delloite Reports
8 Midterm Exam
9 Legal Aspects of Petroleum and LPG Market Emra Reports
10 Fuel Dealership Contracts- Contract Review Agah Kürşat KARAUZ , Akaryakıt Bayilik Sözleşmesi, Yetkin Yayıncılık, 2015.
11 Administrative and Punitive Sanctions in the Energy Market Murat BALCI, Petrol Kaçakçılığı Suçları ve Petrol Piyasasında Düzenlenen Kabahatler, Adalet yaynevi, 2010.
12 Consumer protection rules in the Energy Market Dr. Özlem Döğerlioğlu Işıksungur, Avrupa Birliğinde Tüketicinin Ayıba karşı korunması, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Cilt 12 Say 1-2011, s.95-125.
13 Competition rules in the Energy Market Course notes
14 Settlement of energy disputes Course notes
15 Review of the semester
16 Final Exam
Course Notes/Textbooks

Books

  1. Mustafa Erdem Can, Hukuki Açıdan Elektrik Piyasasında Rekabet, Turhan Yayınları, 2006.
  2. Zeynep Çakmak, Bağımsız İdari Otorite olarak Enerji Piyasası Düzenleme Kurumu, 2011
  3. Agah Kürşat KARAUZ , Akaryakıt Bayilik Sözleşmesi, Yetkin Yayıncılık, 2015.
  4. Özlem Döğerlioglu Işıksungur, Türkiye’de Enerji Mevzuatı: Fırsatlar ve Tehditler, Enerji Güvenliği Perspectifnden Bakış, Ed. Doc. Dr. Mehmet Efe Biresselioğlu, Enerji Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara 2015,pp.148-187.
  5. İlhan YILMAZ, Uluslar arası Yatırım Uyuşmazlıklarının Tahkim Yoluyla Çözümü ve ICSID, Beta Yayınları 2004
  6. Bilgin TİRYAKİOĞLU, Doğrudan Yatırımların Uluslar arası Hukukta Korunması, Dayınlarlı Yayınları, 2003

 

Articles

  1. Özlem Döğerlioglu Işıksungur, Türkiye’de Enerji Mevzuatı: Fırsatlar ve Tehditler, Enerji Güvenliği Perspectifnden Bakış, Ed. Doc. Dr. Mehmet Efe Biresselioğlu, Enerji Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara 2015,pp.148-187.
  2. Dr. Özlem Döğerlioğlu Işıksungur, Avrupa Birliğinde Tüketicinin Ayıba karşı korunması, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Cilt 12 Say 1-2011, s.95-125.
  3. Raphael J Heffron* and Kim Talus; “The development of energy law in the 21st century: a paradigm shift? “The Journal of World Energy Law & Business, Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages 189–202
  4. Wouter Geldhof & Frederik Vandendriessche, “European Electricity and Gas Market Liberalisation” EU Energy Law and Policy Issues, ELRF Collection, 1st edition, p.33-56.
  5. Overview of Turkish Electricity Market, October 2021, Pwc
  6. Articles shared with students
Suggested Readings/Materials

Books

  1. Mustafa Erdem Can, Hukuki Açıdan Elektrik Piyasasında Rekabet, Turhan Yayınları, 2006.
  2. Zeynep Çakmak, Bağımsız İdari Otorite olarak Enerji Piyasası Düzenleme Kurumu, 2011
  3. Agah Kürşat KARAUZ , Akaryakıt Bayilik Sözleşmesi, Yetkin Yayıncılık, 2015.
  4. Özlem Döğerlioglu Işıksungur, Türkiye’de Enerji Mevzuatı: Fırsatlar ve Tehditler, Enerji Güvenliği Perspectifnden Bakış, Ed. Doc. Dr. Mehmet Efe Biresselioğlu, Enerji Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara 2015,pp.148-187.
  5. İlhan YILMAZ, Uluslar arası Yatırım Uyuşmazlıklarının Tahkim Yoluyla Çözümü ve ICSID, Beta Yayınları 2004
  6. Bilgin TİRYAKİOĞLU, Doğrudan Yatırımların Uluslar arası Hukukta Korunması, Dayınlarlı Yayınları, 2003

 

Articles

  1. Özlem Döğerlioglu Işıksungur, Türkiye’de Enerji Mevzuatı: Fırsatlar ve Tehditler, Enerji Güvenliği Perspectifnden Bakış, Ed. Doc. Dr. Mehmet Efe Biresselioğlu, Enerji Hukuku Araştırma Enstitüsü, Ankara 2015,pp.148-187.
  2. Dr. Özlem Döğerlioğlu Işıksungur, Avrupa Birliğinde Tüketicinin Ayıba karşı korunması, Dokuz Eylül Üniversitesi Hukuk Fakültesi Dergisi, Cilt 12 Say 1-2011, s.95-125.
  3. Raphael J Heffron* and Kim Talus; “The development of energy law in the 21st century: a paradigm shift? “The Journal of World Energy Law & Business, Volume 9, Issue 3, June 2016, Pages 189–202
  4. Wouter Geldhof & Frederik Vandendriessche, “European Electricity and Gas Market Liberalisation” EU Energy Law and Policy Issues, ELRF Collection, 1st edition, p.33-56.
  5. Overview of Turkish Electricity Market, October 2021, Pwc
  6. Articles shared with students

 

EVALUATION SYSTEM

Semester Activities Number Weigthing
Participation
Laboratory / Application
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
30
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterm
1
30
Final Exam
1
40
Total

Weighting of Semester Activities on the Final Grade
3
60
Weighting of End-of-Semester Activities on the Final Grade
1
40
Total

ECTS / WORKLOAD TABLE

Semester Activities Number Duration (Hours) Workload
Course Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
3
48
Laboratory / Application Hours
(Including exam week: 16 x total hours)
16
Study Hours Out of Class
15
2
30
Field Work
Quizzes / Studio Critiques
Portfolio
Homework / Assignments
1
10
Presentation / Jury
Project
Seminar / Workshop
Oral Exam
Midterms
1
20
Final Exams
1
35
    Total
143

 

COURSE LEARNING OUTCOMES AND PROGRAM QUALIFICATIONS RELATIONSHIP

#
Program Competencies/Outcomes
* Contribution Level
1
2
3
4
5
1

To be able to possess the knowledge in legal terminology, concepts and principles.

X
2

To be able to solve the legal problems with an analytic and integral point of view.

X
3

To be able to evaluate the legal knowledge and abilities obtained with a critical approach.

X
4

To be able to evaluate the developments in legal theory and practice by monitoring local, international and interdisciplinary dimensions.

5

To be able to have awareness of social, professional and scientific principles of ethic behaviour.

6

To be able to take responsibility in solving problems by creative and innovative thinking.

7

To be able to interpret the legal norms with a sense of justice respectful to human rights and in the light of principles of democratic, secular and social state of law.

X
8

Working efficiently and effectively, learning how to be a team member, taking responsibilities, being open minded, constructive, open to criticism and having self confidence

9

To be able to use the daily scientific sources and court judgments in the framework of life time learning approach.

X
10

To be able to inform the related persons and institutions about legal matters both verbally and in written.

X
11

To be able to monitor the daily legal information/court decisions and interacts with the colleagues in a foreign language (“European Language Portfolio Global Scale” Level B1) .

X
12

To be able to use the information and communication technology together with the computer programs in a level required by the area of law (“European Computer Driving Licence, Advanced Level”).

*1 Lowest, 2 Low, 3 Average, 4 High, 5 Highest