Joint Conference on Northeast Asia Regional Power Interconnection

29 Aug 2017 to 30 Aug 2017
Irkutsk, Russian Federation

During the recent years, there has been increasing discussions on the benefits of enhancing power interconnection in North-East Asia that could enable countries to capture resource complementarities, save investment and operational costs in securing stable supply of electricity, promote greater renewable energy penetration and reduce carbon emissions of power systems. In this connection, United Nations ESCAP, Melentiev Energy Systems Institute (ESI), China Electricity Council (CEC), and Global Energy Interconnection Development and Cooperation Organization (GEIDCO) organized the Joint Conference on Northeast Asia Regional Power Interconnection on 29-30 August, 2017 in Irkutsk, Russian Federation to promote building a multilateral/multi-stakeholder platform for dialogue and cooperation.

Please read the press release here.