First Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-1): Summary of Discussions
The First Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-1) was held in Guilin, PRC on 13-14 July 2004. The Meeting was co-organized by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and China Southern Power Grid Co. (CSG) of the People's Republic of China (PRC), and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The RPTCC-1 meeting discussed the following: overview of GMS energy cooperation; review/ adoption of RPTCC guidelines; proposals on RPTCC work plan by GMS members, World Bank and ADB; and review of Regional Power Trade Operating Agreement (PTOA) interim report including international experiences, simulations in cross border transactions and PTOA general design. Attached, as Appendix 1, is the Agenda and Program of the Meeting.
The participants included delegations from the Kingdom of Cambodia, the People's Republic of China (PRC), the Lao People's Democratic Republic (Lao PDR), the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam. Representatives from the World Bank, Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), E7 Group, Soluziona (ADB PTOA Consultant) and ADB also attended.