Sixth Meeting of the Focus Group (FG-6) of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC): Summary of Discussions

Description

The FG-6 meeting was held to undertake the following: (i) confirm the PWG-5 agreements and recommendations on the priority RPTCC studies and activities; (ii) discuss the results of the energy sector strategy study; (iii) discuss updates on assistance of various development partners to regional power trade development; and (iv) brief GMS representatives with the latest in private technology for transmission development.

The FG-6 meeting was held in Vientiane, Lao PDR and co-organized by the Department of Electricity of the Ministry of Energy and Mines (DOE-MEM) of Lao PDR and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It was attended by FG nominees of the six GMS member countries, as well as by representatives of ADB, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), Swedish International Development Cooperation Agency (SIDA), World Bank (WB) and Soluziona.