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G20 holds energy conference in Argentina

Buenos Aires, Jun 13 (efe-epa).- Energy sector representatives from the G20 countries are attending on Wednesday this year's second meeting in Argentina to address the energy transition.

 Photo provided by the G20 press team showing experts and officials attending a G20 conference to address the energy transition, Bariloche, Argentina, June 13, 2018. EPA-EFE/G20

Photo provided by the G20 press team showing experts and officials attending a G20 conference to address the energy transition, Bariloche, Argentina, June 13, 2018. EPA-EFE/G20

Buenos Aires, Jun 13 (efe-epa).- Energy sector representatives from the G20 countries are attending on Wednesday this year's second meeting in Argentina to address the energy transition.

Access to electricity in Latin America and the Caribbean, access to information about the energy sector and the use of subsidies to promote new energy technologies are some of the topics that will be discussed during the meeting taking place in the Patagonian town of Bariloche, organizers said.

The first conference on the energy transition took place in Buenos Aires in February as part of the preparatory meetings for the G20 summit of heads of state and government, which will take place here in November.

Wednesday's meeting between government officials and invited guests from the member countries takes place one day before the G20 energy ministers summit.

"This meeting will allow us to discuss some topics that are crucial to reach a common position between the G20 countries," the secretary of Energy Planning of the Argentine Ministry of Energy, Daniel Redondo, said during the opening ceremony.

According to the G20, one of the main objectives of tomorrow's summit is to "diversify the economy and strengthen energy security until it becomes possible to improve air quality and mitigate climate change."

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