First meeting of BRICS Ministers of Energy scheduled for 20 November

On 20 November, Moscow will host a meeting of BRICS Ministers of Energy as part of the 4th International Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency Forum (ENES 2015). Energy companies will have representatives on the national delegations.

The ministers plan to discuss the joint development and implementation of energy efficient technology, the formalisation of energy cooperation, monitoring global energy trends and forecasting energy consumption rates.

The ministerial meeting will be preceded by consultations between the senior officials of the BRICS energy agencies. Representatives from the five countries' energy companies will discuss ways to strengthen the energy dialogue within the BRICS framework.