Conferences

Webinar on “Cross Border Electricity Trade in SAARC Countries”

Webinar on “Cross Border Electricity Trade in SAARC Countries”

SAARC Energy Centre (SEC), has successfully organized a webinar on “Cross Border Electricity Trade in SAARC Countries” on 9th March, 2020.

Presenters from inside and outside SAARC region shared their insights on Cross Border Electricity Trade (CBET) regulations and guidelines; CBET current status and regional markets. The objective of the webinar was to share the information on the Cross-Border Electricity Trade in South Asia to the participants and sensitize the policy / decision makers on the importance and benefits of such trade. Following were the important aspects covered during the webinar:

  • Current status of CBET in SAARC region
  • Policy guidelines currently in place for CBET
  • Rationale for CBET and its Benefits
  • Initiatives for promoting CBET between SAARC Member States
  • European experience of regional markets and interconnections

The agenda, concept paper and presentation of the Webinar are available at the links below:

Webinar  Report, Proceedings, Agenda and Concept Paper   

  1. Webinar Report, Click Here
  2. Webinar Proceedings, Click Here
  3. Agenda of the Webinar, Click Here
  4. Concept Paper of the Webinar, Click Here

Presentation during Webinar 

  1. CBET Policy and Regulations, Mr. Abhijeet Rajendra, TATA Power Trading Company Limited, India.  Click Here
  2. Rationale for CBET Interconnections and Trade in South Asia, Mr. Salis Usman, National Transmission and Dispatch Company, Pakistan.  Click Here
  3. CBET in SAARC Region, Mr. Sher Singh Bhat, Kabeli Energy Limited, Nepal.  Click Here
  4. Regional Markets: A key innovation in the global energy transition, Ms. Elena Ocenic, International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Germany.  Click Here 

You may submit comments/views and/or observations on the webinar to SAARC Energy Centre through email to Mr. Ahmad Talha, Research Fellow (TT) (rftt@saarcenergy.org) before 30th March 2020.