USAID SARI-Energy What We Do

Recent Events

5th meeting of Task Force 2 on “Advancement of Transmission Systems Interconnection”
17th September, 2015 | Kolkata, India
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Combined Meeting of SARI/EI Task Forces

5th Meeting of Task Force 1 on “Coordination of Policy, Legal & Regulatory Framework”

4th Meeting of Task Force 2 on “Advancement of Transmission Systems Interconnections”

2nd Meeting of Task Force 3 on “South Asian Regional Electricity Market”
5th - 6th August, 2015 | New Delhi, India
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3rd Meeting of Task Force 2 on “Advancement of Transmission Systems Interconnection”
25th - 26th February, 2015 | Colombo, Sri Lanka
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3rd Project Steering Committee (PSC) Meeting and 4th meeting of Task Force 1 on “Coordination of Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework”
17th - 18th December 2014 | Dhaka, Bangladesh
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South Asia Investor Workshop on “Cross-Border Electricity Trade”
24th - 25th September 2014 | New Delhi, India
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1st Meeting of Task Force 3 on “South Asian Regional Electricity Markets”
29th - 30th April 2014 | Mumbai
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2nd Meeting of Task Force 2 on “Advancement of Transmission Systems Interconnection”
16th - 17th April 2014 | Kathmandu, Nepal
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South Asia Regional Inaugural Conference of SARI/EI on “Cross-Border Electricity Trade”
4th - 5th October 2013 | New Delhi, India
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1st Meeting of Task Force - 2 on Advancement of Transmission Systems Interconnection
21st - 22nd August 2013 | Thimpu, Bhutan
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1st Meeting of Task Force - 1 on Coordination of Policy, Legal and Regulatory Framework
24th - 25th July 2013 | Dhaka, Bangladesh
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1st Project Steering Committee Meeting of South Asia Regional Initiative for Energy Integration (SARI/EI)
12th March 2013 | New Delhi, India
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South Asia Regional Workshop on Cross Border Energy Trade (CBET) -“Issues before Regulators in the South Asia Region”
19th - 20th February 2013 | Kathmandu, Nepal
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Regional Workshop on Transmission Operations for Cross Border Energy Trade
August 28-30 , 2012. Thimphu, Bhutan
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Regional Workshop on the Regulatory Role of Promoting Cross Border Energy Trade
June 26-28 , 2012. Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Regional Conference on Policies and Regulations to Increase Cross-Border Energy Trade
February 15 to 17, 2012. Delhi, India
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HVDC Training Program
November 21 to December 10, 2011. Gurgaon, Haryana, India
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2nd Meeting for Stakeholders on Supporting the Development of Cross Border Transmission Interconnection Networks
November 15 to 16, 2011. Kathmandu, Nepal
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Workshop on Wind Power Project Development
October 18 to 19, 2011. Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Workshop on Cross Border Electricity Exchange with High Voltage Direct Current (HVDC)
September 18 to 20, 2011. Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Workshop on Micro Hydropower Development
September 12 to 14, 2011. Kathmandu, Nepal
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Executive Exchange to Hydrovision International 2011 Conference and Exhibition
July 19 to 22, 2011. Sacramento, California
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Workshop On Transitioning the South Asian Energy Market: Advancing Low Carbon Growth Through Regional Cooperation and Cross-Border Energy Trade
July 11 to 13, 2011. Malé, Maldives.
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SARI/Energy Executive Exchange to Public Utilities Research Ceneter (PURC) for the 30th International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy
June 12 to 23, 2011. Gainesville, Florida.
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Executive Exchange to SOLAR 2011 Conference and Exhibition
May 15 to May 20, 2011. Raleigh, North Carolina.
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Executive Exchange to World Biofuels Markets 2011 Conference and Exhibition
March 21 to March 25, 2011. Rotterdam, The Netherlands.
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Launch and Meeting of South Asia Transmission Utility Regional Network (SATURN)
March 21 to March 22, 2011. New Delhi, India.
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Executive Exchange to European Wind Energy Conference and Exhibition 2011
March 14 to March 18, 2011. Brussels, Belgium.
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Executive Exchange to Renewable Energy World 2011 Conference and Expo
March 7 to March 11, 2011. Tampa, FL.
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Working Meeting on Advancing Lender Understanding of Wind Power Project Appraisal
January 26 to January 27, 2011. Colombo, Sri Lanka.
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Executive Exchange to PURC's 29th International Training Program on Utility Regulation and Strategy
January 10 to January 21, 2011. Gainesville, FL.
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Regional Centre for Lighting South Asia Lighting Transformation Forum
January 17 to January 19, 2011. Malé, Maldives.
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Ceylon Electricity Board Siemens Training Program
September 13 to October 10, 2010, Schenectady, New York, U.S.A.
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Supporting Wind Power Take-off in the SARI-Energy Region
September 22 to 24, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Program for Accountants for Power Sector Restructuring
August 23-31, 2010, Bengaluru-Hyderabad-New Delhi, India
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Dhaka Workshop on Bangladesh GsT, Energy Modeling Tools and Potential Wind Monitoring Sites
August 8-9, 2010, Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Alternative Energy Promotion Centre
National Workshop on Renewable Resource Data and Energy Tools

August 5, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Training Program for Ceylon Electricity Engineers on Power System Analysis and Operation
August 2-13, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Training Program on the Regulatory and Policy Framework
for Market Development for Renewable Energy in India

July 20 to 21, 2010, Chandigarh, India
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LED Lighting Seminar for Manufacturers in South Asia
June 29 - July 1, 2010, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Asia Clean Energy Forum 2010: Meeting the Technology Transfer Challenge
June 23, 2010, Manila, Philippines
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Quantum Leap in Wind Power in Asia: Structured Consultation
Asia Clean Energy Forum – Pre‐event Workshop

June 21, 2010, Asian Development Bank, 6 ADB Avenue, Metro Manila, Philippines,
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Training Program on the Regulatory and Policy Framework
for Market Development for Renewable Energy in India

June 14 to 15, 2010, Chennai, India
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The Smart Grid Vision for India
June 1-2, 2010, New Delhi, India
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Regional Workshop on Micro Hydro Projects
April 20-23, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Launch of Regional Centre of Excellence in Micro Hydro
April 19, 2010, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Executive Exchange on the Southern Africa Power Pool Cross Border Exchange of Electricity
February 15 to 19, 2010, Gaborone, Botswana and Johannesburg, South Africa
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Five Day Training Course on Lighting for Engineers, Architects, Designers and Planners
January 16-20, 2010, Sri Lanka
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Advanced Coal Management Program
December, 1-4, 2009, Kolkata, West Bengal, India
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India-Sri Lanka Wind Energy Knowledge Exchange Program
November 3-6, 2009 Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India
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Power Markets in India
October 29-31, 2009 Mumbai, India
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Executive Exchange on the Use and Integration of Renewable Energy in the Power Sector
October 19-23, 2009 Madrid, Spain
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South Asia Regional Regulation Partnership Executive Exchange
September 21-25, 2009 Albany, New York and Washington, DC, USA
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Short Term Course on Coal Preparation by Central Institute of Mining & Fuel Research
July 27-Aug 1, 2009 Dhanbad, Jharkhand, India
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Nepal Electricity Authority- Workshop on Transmission Service Agreements
July 19-20, 2009, Kathmandu, Nepal
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Energy Exchange Market Program - Bangladesh
July 12-18, 2009, New Delhi, India
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Sri Lanka Lighting Education Program
June 1-12, 2009, Albany, New York, USA
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Regional Workshop on Energy Efficient Lighting
April 27-30, 2009, Colombo, Sri Lanka
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SAWIE Second Application Workshop on Efficient Energy Management and Renewable Energy
November 17-19, 2008 Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Executive Exchange on Coordinated Cross Border Transmission of Electricity – an Examination of the European Union
September 22-26, 2008 Brussels, Belgium
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Regional Clean Coal Partnership Program (RCCPP)
September 16-19, 2008 Kolkata, India
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Electricity Market Development Program (EMDP-GEMTP II)
August 18-20 and 22, 2008 Bentota and Colombo, Sri Lanka
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Electricity Market Development Program (EMDP-GEMTP II)
August 12-14, 2008 Dhaka, Bangladesh
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Electricity Market Development Program (EMDP-GEMTP II)
August 5-8, 2008 Kathmandu, Nepal
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Sri Lanka Submarine Interconnection Task Force Executive Exchange Visit to the Basslink Interconnection
May 5-9, 2008, Melbourne and Launceston, Australia
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Women in Energy- Application Workshop on Efficient Energy Management and Renewable Energy
April 21-25, 2008, Trivandrum, Kerala, India
This Application Workshop consisted of a five day women-specific workshop on clean and efficient energy management for the South Asian women and to interact with women from other countries in the region and exchange ideas and transfer best practices in energy conservation and efficiency.
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South Asia Regional Executive Exchange on the Use and Integration of Renewable Energy in the Power Sector
April 21-30, 2008, United States
Executive Peer Exchange on the Use & Integration of Renewable Energy in the Power Sector, April 19-30, 2008.  Executive from Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Bhutan, Maldives, Nepal, Pakistan, and Sri Lanka met in California, Colorado and Washington, D.C. with state and federal policymakers, regulatory agencies, and utilities to examine the use of renewable energy in the U.S. power sector market.  The primary objectives of this meeting are to learn (1) government policies that promote renewable energy, (2) strategies and incentives for project financing, including credit guarantees and income tax provisions, (3) the use of portfolio standards to expand renewable energy deployment, and (4) to analyze commercially proven renewable energy technologies.
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Global Energy Markets Trade Program
February 25-29, 2008, New Delhi, India
This course covered key issues facing the global energy sector as it relates to South Asian economies. International trade of energy commodities, cross-border arrangements for energy services, pricing of energy commodities and services were explained based on fundamental cost economics of building energy infrastructure across the value chain from upstream oil and gas to end use.
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