THE Hon Ian Macfarlane MP, Minister for Industry Tourism and Resources has hosted the 8th Meeting of APEC Energy Ministers (EMM8) in Darwin, Northern Territory.
The EMM8 Meeting focused on the challenges facing APEC economies in meeting growing energy demand in a secure, sustainable and equitable manner.
The Department of Industry Tourism and Resources (DITR) said the meeting would look to advance policies and technologies that promote clean energy and energy efficiency while reducing the impact on the environment and addressing climate change objectives.
The theme for EMM8 was “Achieving Energy Security and Sustainable Development through Energy Efficiency, Conservation and Diversity”.
Energy Working Group, Industry Forums and workshops will be held to support the EMM8 agenda and provide opportunities for information exchange, bilateral meetings and policy development, according to the DITR.