Fourth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-4): Summary of Discussions
The Fourth Meeting of the Regional Power Trade Coordination Committee (RPTCC-4) was held in Yangon, Myanmar on 21-22 September 2005. The Meeting was co-organized by the Ministry of Electric Power (MOEP) of the Union of Myanmar and the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The RPTCC-4 meeting discussed the following: (i) institutional arrangements and action plan for implementing Stage 1 of the Regional Power Trade Operating Agreement (RPTOA), including establishment of the Focal Group (FG); (ii) case studies on regional power trade, including cross-border transmission pricing; (iii) RPTCC country programs and work plan, including updates; (iv) the proposed ADB regional technical assistances; and (v) the proposed GMS power interconnection projects. 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 Union of Myanmar, the Kingdom of Thailand, and the Socialist Republic of Viet Nam and representatives from the Agence Francaise dẻ Developement (AFD), Japan Bank for International Cooperation (JBIC), Soluziona (ADB Consultant), the World Bank and the ADB.