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About SEC

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

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

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

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

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

E-Mapping For Electricity Access In SAARC

E-Mapping for Electricity Access (EMEA) project was conducted by SAARC Energy Centre to thoroughly map the off-grid areas and HV grid infrastructure in SAARC Member States. EMEA is an effective tool for policymakers, investors, grid operators, and other stakeholders for effective decision making, strategic power systems planning, cross-border electricity trade, and providing access to electricity […]

E-Mapping For Electricity Access In SAARC

SAARC Energy Data Portal

  The SAARC Energy Data Portal aims to provide timely and complete energy statistics for providing sound energy policies and designing strategic development and investment plans in energy sector in South Asia. Besides the policy makers, the Data Portal shall be useful to the researchers, academicians and international energy community at large. SAARC ENERGY DATA PORTAL LINK

SAARC Energy Data Portal

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.  

20 kW Hybrid Solar PV Project

SAARC Energy Centre Newsletter

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SAARC Energy Centre Newsletter


06 December

On-line Training of Stakeholders on “Digitizing Industrial Motor Systems for Energy Efficiency”

SAARC Energy Centre organized a five (05) days Online Training…

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29 November

Online Training on “HOMER Software”

SAARC Energy Centre had conducted five days Online Training on “HOMER…

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25 November

Virtual Consultative Workshop on “Achieving SDG-7 in South Asia”

The Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs): “A universal call for action…

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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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11 November

Virtual Consultative Workshop on “Cross Border Electricity Trade in SAARC Region: Challenges and Investment Opportunities”

SEC successfully conducted Virtual Consultative Workshop on “Cross Border Electricity…

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