Facilitating Regional Power Trading and Environmentally Sustainable Development of Electricity Infrastructure in the Greater Mekong Subregion


Project 41018-012
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Type TA
Sector Energy
Country Regional
Start 2007
End 2012
Status Closed
Last Edited 05 Jul 2021


US$('000) 5,500
Confinancing Source: Sweden

Project Description

The objectives of the proposed TA are: (i) establish a competitive and efficient regional power market and (ii) ensure proper control of environmental impacts while developing power projects for regional interconnection and power trading. The impacts would be a more reliable electricity supply, increased rural electrification and better utilization of system capacities and resources of power production and use, while protecting the environment against excessive impacts.

Progress (as of March 2021)

Project closed


Contact 1
Contact Name Kim, Jong-Inn
Organization Asian Development Bank
Contact 2
Contact Name -
Organization -
Email -

News and Multimedia

  • Regional electricity demand met in a resource-efficient and environment- friendly manner, thus contributing to a socially inclusive economic growth among the GMS countries.
  • https://www.greatermekong.org/greater-mekong-subregion-regional-grid-code