The Centre was formed pursuant to a Memorandum of Association (MoA) signed among BIMSTEC Member States on 22nd January 2011. The Centre is located in Bengaluru, India, wherein it also functions as the Secretariat of the BIMSTEC Grid Interconnection Coordination Committee. The BEC would coordinate, facilitate, and strengthen cooperation in energy sector in BIMSTEC region by promoting experience sharing and capacity building.
To create, manage and evaluate energy related data-base relevant to the region; and taking into view various on-going activities suggest a road map for meaningful intra-BIMSTEC cooperation.
To prepare and operationalise a framework for networking among the national level institutions in the region.
To prepare the groundwork, such as feasibility studies, data collection etc. for intra-BIMSTEC energy related projects.
To study, compile and disseminate the prevailing policies of the BIMSTEC member countries in different areas of energy sector.
To enhance cooperation for capacity building and sharing of experiences on best practices, including reforms, regulation and energy efficiency.
BIMSTEC Energy Centre, Swayambhu Hall Building, CPRI Campus, Prof. Sir. C.V.Raman Road, Sadashivnagar PO, Bengaluru-560080, India