Consumption record expected, industry on switch-off standby

03/08/2021

Electricity consumption today is expected to exceed yesterday’s level of 10,700 MWh, a ten-year high, and reach close to 11,000 MWh, which would represent an all-time high, as the prolonged heatwave peaks. Industrial consumers are awaiting switch-off orders from power […]

Non-auction PV, wind unit exceptions over at end of ’22

03/08/2021

A recent measure enabling small-scale PV installations of up to 500 KW without competitive procedures for tariffs, under the condition that applicants do not already possess two projects of such technology, has sparked renewed activity in the sector around the […]

Details of new energy efficiency subsidies plan published this week

03/08/2021

The energy ministry’s plan for the latest edition of the “Saving at Home – Becoming Autonomous” […]

Imports, lignite, technical issue avoidance key to grid stability

02/08/2021

The role of electricity imports, mobilization of power utility PPC lignite-fired power stations that have been […]

Gas

DEPA Commercial turnover down 47.8% due to pandemic

02/08/2021

Gas company DEPA Commercial has forecast an increase in natural gas volume-based sales of over 20 […]

Energy minister calls emergency meeting, heatwave set to peak

02/08/2021

Energy minister Kostas Skrekas is due to visit power grid operator IPTO’s control center in Athens […]