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