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Australia to co-sponsor Pacific Energy Summit in April 2013

New Zealand to host Pacific energy summit  AAP August 29, 2012  INTERNATIONAL energy superpowers could assist Pacific nations to establish renewable energy, with New Zealand set to host a summit bringing all sides together.

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Murray McCully, who is in Rarotonga attending the Pacific Islands Forum, says the Pacific energy summit will take place in April 2013.

It would be co-sponsored by Australia, the World Bank and Asian Development Bank and co-hosted by the European Union.

Renewable energy was a main talking point when New Zealand hosted the forum last year, and Mr McCully says the summit would be its legacy in ensuring the talk turns into action….

August 30, 2012 - Posted by | AUSTRALIA - NATIONAL, energy

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