The third series of implementation plan of the ASEAN Vision 2020 as prescribed in the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2015. It serves as the blueprint for ASEAN cooperation in the field of energy for the period 2010-2015 under the theme “Bringing Policies to Actions: Towards a Cleaner, more Efficient and Sustainable ASEAN Energy Community”.
The plan covers the energy component of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2015 signed by ASEAN Leaders on 20 November 2007, which directs ASEAN towards achieving the following specific objective of the APAEC 2010-2015, that is, to enhance energy security and sustainability for the ASEAN region including health, safety and environment through accelerated implementation of action plans, including, but not limited to: a) ASEAN Power Grid, b) Trans-ASEAN Gas Pipeline, c) Coal and Clean Coal Technology, d) Renewable Energy, e) Energy Efficiency and Conservation, f) Regional Energy Policy and Planning, and g) Civilian Nuclear Energy.
The APAEC 2010-2015 contains 26 strategies and 91 actions. The program strategies and the division of tasks among the ASEAN specialized energy bodies under the plan of action are clearly specified as follows:
|1. ASEAN Power Grid||
|2. Trans-ASEAN Gas
|3. Coal and Clean Coal
||AFOC(ACE as Secretariat)|
|4. Energy Efficiency and
||EE&C-SSN(ACE as Secretariat)|
|5. Renewable Energy||
||RE-SSN(ACE as Secretariat)|
|6. Regional Energy Policy
||REPP-SSN(ACE as Secretariat)|
|7. Civilian Nuclear Energy||
||(ACE as Secretariat)|
The detailed work programme, fund sourcing, budget and other implementing arrangements shall be prepared by the above mentioned energy organizations based on this plan of action approved by the ASEAN Senior Officials Meeting on Energy (SOME) and the ASEAN Minister’s of Energy Meeting (AMEM).
The ASEAN Centre for Energy (ACE) is tasked to facilitate and technically coordinate the work of the implementing organizations, such as, in the conduct of project preparation, feasibility studies, sourcing of funds and other services that the Member States, through SOME and the ASEAN Secretariat, may consider necessary. The SOME, jointly with the ASEAN Secretariat through ACE, shall coordinate, manage and monitor the implementation of this plan. The ASEAN Secretariat shall further provide the program coordination and other requirements with the other ASEAN coordinating bodies and the ASEAN dialogue partners.
2015 – 2020
2010 – 2015