This activity shall provide women in the CAREC region with the necessary tools to boost their career, build a regional network, and become more visible in the region’s energy sector.
The annual Energy Investment Forum shall continue to attract investors to the region and foresee a dedicated space for B2B meetings.
A regional investment strategy containing recommendations for improved enabling conditions for private investments in the CAREC region shall be developed.
This activity shall create improved enabling conditions for private investors operating in the region.
This activity is aimed at providing investors and other relevant stakeholders with reliable regional data to make investment and policy decisions.
All three strategy pillars include capacity building, institution-building, and training initiatives, which shall be implemented in collaboration with experienced partner organizations.
The CAREC program shall facilitate cross-regional networking and skills development of next-generation energy professionals to allow a natural sense for regional cooperation to emerge among the target group.
The structure for a concept note to establish a financing vehicle was endorsed by ESCC
This activity shall enhance public awareness of energy efficiency and empower consumers to engage in more conscious use of energy.
This activity is aimed at supporting CAREC members in adding renewable energy to their energy mix by providing practical guidance on the necessary pre-requisites.
Energy efficiency is a powerful tool for reducing emissions. The aim of this activity is to disseminate practical skills in implementing efficiency measures and establish a regional benchmarking tool for comparing progress and rewarding high performers.
Layout and content for the CAREC Energy Reform Atlas was endorsed by ESCC; A draft handbook on unbundling is currently under preparation; finalization expected by end 2021
A draft toolkit for tariff setting is currently under preparation; finalization expected by end 2021
This activity shall assist in elaborating options for social protection measures to accompany tariff reform, and shall include the development of a definition for “vulnerable consumers” to assist policy makers in identifying the appropriate target group.
Sector reform requires adapting existing energy laws and creating new laws. This activity is aimed at discussing successful examples of relevant sector laws and methods of law enforcement.
Growing electricity and gas interconnections require increased cooperation among transmission system operators. The establishment of a corresponding platform for regional network development planning, identification of projects of common interest, and information sharing shall be facilitated by this activity.
New cross-border gas and electricity links shall be identified to increase energy security in the region.
Ongoing negotiations for possible modalities to realize the TAPI gas pipeline shall be accelerated.
The CAREC region’s flagship power transmission line projects connecting Central and South Asia are at various stages of implementation and shall go into operation within the strategy period.