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Attracting Private Financing into Transmission Project / UN-ESCAP 2022 The Philippines is a good example of the whole of grid concession model. In 2001, the Philippines introduced the “Electric Power Industry Reform Act 2001”, which paved the way for grid concession by restructuring the power sector (a prerequisite for implementing the model) and privatizing the national transmission company. Under the terms of the concession, the government retained ownership of the existing transmission system and auctioned off responsibility to operate, maintain and expand the

Gridworks Perspectives: How to Boost Private Investment in Transmission – Gridworks Development Partners.

whole of network concessions, independent transmission projects (“ITPs”), which are also known as independent power transmission projects, privatizations (a sale of shares by a government in a state owned utility or transmission company), and merchant lines. — Read on Gridworks’ report articulates 4 types of private investment into transmission infrastructure, and suggest “Whole of Network Concessions” (WoNC) as the most suitable for Africa’s energy scenario. WoNC are in effect Long Term Concessions (LTC) as

Attracting Private Investment into Transmission Systems – IEA 2021 Key takeaways: – in ASEAN, Singapore and the Phillipines are the only energy jurisdictions which provide open access and have competitive wholesale market mechanisms – Internationally, the BOOT and long-term concession (LTC) models have been found to be most effective in attracting high levels of private investment in transmission infrastructure – both BOOT and LTC models have similar requirements including: – need for open access – reform of energy markets to ensure clear regulatory

Lao power generation firm seeking partners to boost capacity

Majority Lao state-owned power generation firm, EDL-Generation Plc (EDL-Gen), is seeking strategic private partnerships in neighbouring countries to boost its total capacity by 25% to fulfil growing regional energy demand. — Read on

Background on MRC

Mekong River Commission has evolved over time. See the following presentation for the latest as of Feb 2021