Benefits to South Asia from an Integrated Electricity Market Infrastructure
Article from: OGEL 1 (2004), in Electricity Law and Regulation
The countries of South Asia look towards improved supplies of electricity, with increased reliability, as being a critical component for regional economic growth. In Bangladesh, Bhutan, and Nepal only a minority of the population have access to electricity. Compared with more developed economies the kW per capita, of the three countries, is unacceptably low. The need for more generation capacity across the whole region raises the question as to what is the most economical and beneficial planning strategy for improving the electricity supplies, in the region, for the next decade. ...