G7 Energy 2017


The G7 Energy Ministers have met on 9-10 April in Rome.

The main purpose of the meeting is to follow up on the progress on energy security since the launch of the “Rome Energy Initiative for Energy Security” in 2014.


Main Topics

Energy security

  • Energy security, natural gas and GNL global market
  • Cybersecurity
  • Ukraine’s support
  • Electricity and renewables sources integration
  • Energy efficiency

New energy drivers

  • Energy related employment in energy transition
  • Research and innovation in cleantech & Mission

Governing Energy Transition

  • Inefficient fossil fuel subsidies
  • Alternative fuels and decarbonisation of transport

Global issues

  • Energy access in Africa and related investment

Ahead of the Ministerial meeting, the side event on “Africa 2030: Empowering the continent through innovation, green tech solutions and capacity building” has been focussed on accelerating the deployment of innovative sustainable energy solutions in Africa.


Further information 

 Go to the Italian version of this page

 Go to the Italian G7 Presidency Website



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