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The idea of a con­nected ASEAN power rid was first in­tro­duced in the 1980s

A regional ASEAN power grid has strug­gled to gain trac­tion as many coun­tries e. are afraid of los­ing na­tional con­trol of the lec­tric­ity sec­tor

Europe, South­ern Africa and the Gulf have p. suc­cess­fully es­tab­lished re­gion­ally-in­te­grated

ower mar­kets A.

Nord Pool Con­sult­ing AS is work­ing on SEAN Power Pool (APP) ini­tia­tive

The ini­tia­tive/project was im­ple­mented by a. the Eco­nomic Re­search In­sti­tute for ASEAN nd East Asia

APP aims to de­velop and es­tab­lish the m. frame­work for elec­tric­ity gen­er­a­tion, trans

is­sion and trad­ing on a regional level f.

It would take sev­eral years at a min­i­mum or the APP to be fully re­alised

A con­nected ASEAN power grid would r. make ex­pan­sions in re­new­able en­ergy less isky from a sys­tem op­er­a­tional per­spec­tive

ASEAN has an elec­tri­fi­ca­tion rate of more than 78 per­cent but only Myan­mar and Cam­bo­dia are un­der this num­ber

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