Tenth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-10): Summary of Discussions

Publication | May 2011

The Tenth RPTCC meeting (RPTCC-10) was held to: (i) discuss the requirements for setting up of a Regional Coordination Center (RCC) for power trade in the GMS; (ii) look into a suitable governance structure of the RCC ; (iii) discuss about the selection criteria for RCC headquarters, headquarters agreement, staffing and funding; and (iv) discuss about the contents of agreement to establish the RCC. Additionally, the RPTCC-10 meeting also discussed the latest draft of the new GMS Strategic Framework (SF), the results framework for energy and its implications on the GMS energy cooperation program, as well as the proposal of complementary capacity building program at national level in the GMS on RETA 6440 issues

The RPTCC-10 meeting was held in Siem Reap, Cambodia on 25-27 May 2011 and coorganized by the Ministry of Industry, Mines and Energy (MIME) of Cambodia and the Asian Development Bank (ADB). It was attended by RPTCC nominees of the six GMS member countries, as well as by representatives of ADB, Agence Francaise de Developpement (AFD), Australian Agency for International Development (AusAID), Environment Operations Center (EOC), Mekong River Commission (MRC) and the World Bank (WB).