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. 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.
VISIOIN & MISSION
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.
PROGRAMMESFind out our progrmmes HERE
Draft Study Report on "Assessment of Wind and Solar Power Forecasting Techniques in SAARC Countries".......... Read Report
Draft Study Report on “Technical issues and Financial Viability of Net-Metering Mechanisms from the Perspective of Distribution Utilities".......... Read Report
WORKSHOPS & CONFERENCES
Webinar on “International Protocols Related to Emissions from Thermal Power Plants”
Air pollution has been a major focus of international environmental…read more
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…read more
Online Capacity Building of SAARC Professionals on “Commercial Scale Biogas Plants”
SEC successfully conducted 5 day on-line training for SAARC Professionals on “…read more
Webinar on “High Voltage Direct Current Transmission Systems”
SEC successfully organized a webinar on “High Voltage Direct Current…read more
Video Conference to Disseminate Study on “Possible Uses of Crop Residue for Energy Generation Instead of Open Burning”
Rice and wheat are dominant crops in South Asia. Due…read more
Webinar on “Use of Drones in Operation/ Maintenance of Power Transmission Lines”
SAARC Energy Centre had conducted a webinar on 3rd May, 2021.…read more
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.
SAARC Energy Centre Newsletter
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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.
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