Diagnostic Studies on Central Asia's Energy Sector
The CAREC Energy Sector Coordinating Committee conducted diagnostic studies on the three pillars of the Energy Action Plan Framework :
Pillar 1: Energy Supply/Demand Balance and Infrastructure Constraints
The first study presents a diagnostic evaluation of pillar 1 and identifies the status of completed, ongoing, and planned energy sector projects, which will impact on intraregional power trade capability. The study focuses on four CAREC countries—Kazakhstan, the Kyrgyz Republic, Tajikistan, and Uzbekistan. The full version and executive summary can be downloaded.
Pillar 2: Regional Dispatch and Regulatory Development
This short-term study aims to provide a preliminary assessment of the opportunities and challenges in strengthening electricity dispatch and system operations across Central Asia. The full version and executive summary can be downloaded.
Pillar 3: Energy–Water Linkages
This study highlights the need to develop a decision support system to understand energy and water interactions and dependencies. This system is critical in the approach of building regional energy and water security through enhanced regional cooperation in energy and water resources development and management. The executive summary can be downloaded.