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25 November
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Energy cooperation is a driver for the SAARC process leading to durable peace in the region. SAARC Energy Centre has been created through Dhaka Declaration in 2005, as the Special Purpose Vehicle to realize the vision of SAARC leaders to establish an Energy Ring in South Asia. It has started journey from 1st March, 2006 in Islamabad. SAARC energy cooperation program provides a major substantive element for economic prosperity of South Asia through meeting the energy demand of the countries.

SAARC Energy Centre is converting energy challenges into opportunities for development of SAARC Region. It is the platform involving officials, experts, academia, environmentalists and NGOs to tap potentials of cooperation in energy sector including development of hydropower, renewable and alternative energy, promoting technology transfer, energy trade, energy conservation and efficiency improvement in the region.


The Centre is envisioned as a catalyst for the economic growth and development of South Asia region by initiating, coordinating and facilitating regional as well as joint and collective activities on energy.


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Study Report on "SAARC Energy Outlook 2030".......... Read Report

Draft Study Report on "Assessment of Wind and Solar Power Forecasting Techniques in SAARC Countries".......... Read Report

Draft Study Report on "Challenges in Financing of Utility-Scale Clean Energy Projects in SAARC Countries''.......... Read Report

Draft Study Report on “Energy Efficiency Improvements in Power Generation and Distribution Sectors of SAARC Countries'' in SAARC Member States SAARC Energy".......... Read Report

Draft Study Report on “Technical issues and Financial Viability of Net-Metering Mechanisms from the Perspective of Distribution Utilities".......... Read Report


22 November

Webinar on “Use of Covered Conductors in Medium Voltage Power Transmission”

Traditionally, medium voltage distribution networks employ bare aluminum overhead conductors…

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15 November

Online Training of “SAARC Professionals on LNG Business Strategies”

SAARC Energy Centre had conducted five days Online Training of “SAARC…

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08 November

On-line Training of Stakeholders on “Power Purchase Agreements of Renewable Energy Projects”

SEC successfully conducted five days On-line training of SAARC Professionals on “Power…

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12 October

Webinar on “International Protocols Related to Emissions from Thermal Power Plants”

Air pollution has been a major focus of international environmental…

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13 September

On-line Training of SAARC Professional on Small, Mini and Micro Hydro Power Generation

SAARC Energy Centre conducted an on-line training on SMMHP Generation…

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23 August

Online Capacity Building of SAARC Professionals on “Commercial Scale Biogas Plants”

SEC successfully conducted 5 day on-line training for SAARC Professionals on “…

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20 kW Hybrid Solar PV Project

SAARC Energy Centre has successfully commissioned “20 kW Hybrid Solar PV Demonstration Project” at the VTC Building in Ministry of Energy and Water, Afghanistan.  


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The Governing Board of SEC includes one representative from each Member State. Governing Board meets once yearly to discuss policy and decision-making matters of the Centre..... Read More



The South Asian Association for Regional Cooperation is the regional intergovernmental organization and geopolitical union of states in South Asia. Its member states are Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, India, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan and Sri Lanka.