BRICS working group on energy to meet in Visakhapatnam

BRICS working group on energy to meet in Visakhapatnam

New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) A two-day meeting of the BRICS Working Group on ‘Energy Saving and Energy Efficiency’ will be held on July 4-5 in Visakhapatnam, an official said here on Sunday.

This will be the first meeting of the group for which participation from all BRICS countries — Brazil, Russia, India, China and South Africa — has been confirmed.

During the two-day deliberations, the BRICS countries will make presentations on measures taken by them in the field of energy saving and energy efficiency, a statement said here.

India will also showcase its efforts in energy saving, energy efficiency, in particular the LED street lighting programme and PAT (Performance Achievement and Trade) programme for Industrial energy efficiency, the statement said.

The five member-countries will also deliberate on a work plan on development of cooperation in energy saving and energy efficiency within the BRICS nations.

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