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India's [[National Grid (India)|National Grid]] is synchronously interconnected to Bhutan, and asynchronously linked with Bangladesh and Nepal.<ref name="CERC">{{cite web|title=Grid Security – Need For Tightening of Frequency Band & Other Measures|url=http://www.cercind.gov.in/2011/Whats-New/AGENDA_NOTE_FOR_15TH_CAC_MEETINGHI.pdf|website= Central Electricity Regulatory Commission|accessdate=2 December 2016}}</ref> An interconnection with Myanmar,<ref>{{cite web|last1=Bhaskar|first1=Utpal|title=India is now one nation, one grid|url=http://www.livemint.com/Politics/jIOljqqvinQqqngk7BYLZP/Southern-transmission-line-connected-to-National-Grid.html|website=Livemint|accessdate=2 December 2016|date=1 January 2014}}</ref> and an undersea interconnection to Sri Lanka ([[India–Sri Lanka HVDC Interconnection]]) has also been proposed.
India has been exporting electricity to [[Energy policy of Bangladesh|Bangladesh]] and Nepal and importing excess electricity from Bhutan.<ref>{{Cite web| title=India To Export Another 500 MW Power To Bangladesh In Next 12 Months: NLDC| url=http://www.business-standard.com/article/news-cm/india-to-export-another-500-mw-power-to-bangladesh-in-next-12-months-nldc-115071400538_1.html | accessdate= 15 July 2015}}</ref><ref>{{Cite web | title=Table 13, Monthly operation report, March 2015 | url=http://www.nldc.in/attachments/article/265/Monthly%20Report%20March%202015.pdf | work= | publisher=POSOCO, Govt. of India | date=March 2015 | accessdate=April 24, 2015 | deadurl=yes | archiveurl=https://web.archive.org/web/20150524081145/http://www.nldc.in/attachments/article/265/Monthly%20Report%20March%202015.pdf | archivedate=24 May 2015 | df=dmy-all }}</ref> In 2015, Nepal imported 224.21 MW of electric power from India, and Bangladesh imported 500 MW500MW.<ref>https://brage.bibsys.no/xmlui/bitstream/id/419902/14083_FULLTEXT.pdf</ref><ref>http://southasiajournal.net/prospect-of-a-saarc-power-grid/</ref> Bangladesh wants to import 10,000 MW power from India where substantial power capacity is unable to generate electricity for lack of power demand.<ref>{{cite web|url= https://energy.economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/power/bangladesh-looks-to-increase-power-import-from-india/65441365 |title= Bangladesh looks to increase power import from India|accessdate=17 August 2018}}</ref>
Bangladesh, Myanmar and Pakistan are producing substantial natural gas and using for electricity generation purpose. Bangladesh, [[Oil and gas industry in Myanmar|Myanmar]] and Pakistan produce 55 million cubic metres per day (mcmd), 9 mcmd and 118 mcmd out of which 20 mcmd, 1.4 mcmd and 34 mcmd are consumed for electricity generation respectively.<ref>{{cite web|url= https://www.cia.gov/library/publications/the-world-factbook/ |title= Select 'Energy' sections of Pakistan, Burma, Bangladesh, Nepal, Bhutan & Sri Lanka. The world Fact book.|accessdate=17 February 2013}}</ref><ref>{{cite web|url= http://www.thenews.com.pk/Todays-News-2-315979-LNG-The-whole-truth |title= LNG: The whole truth in Pakistan.|accessdate=3 May 2015}}</ref> Whereas the natural gas production in India is not even adequate to meet its non-electricity requirements.<ref>{{cite web|url= https://openknowledge.worldbank.org/bitstream/handle/10986/30923/9781464811548.pdf?sequence=5&isAllowed=y |title= How Much Do Power Sector Distortions Cost South Asia?| publisher=World Bank Group|accessdate=27 December 2018}}</ref>