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May 15, 2019

Greece secures EUR 178 million for first power link between Crete and mainland

Greece has secured a EUR 178 million long-term loan to finance the construction of the first power interconnector between the mainland and the country’s largest island Crete. The new 132…

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April 26, 2019

PPC Renewables to acquire 45% stake in Volterra’s 4 wind farms in Greece

Greece’s PPC Renewables, a subsidiary of the country’s majority state-owned power utility, Public Power Corporation (PPC), and Volterra, a subsidiary of AVAX Group, have agreed the joint development and operation…

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April 12, 2019

Norway’s Equinor looking into offshore wind in Greece

Norway’s oil and wind energy company Equinor is in an early stage of identifying opportunities concerning offshore wind in Greece, according to a statement from the company, formerly Statoil. “Due…

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April 9, 2019

GE completes Fokida wind farm in Greece

GE has completed its first wind farm project in Greece. The Fokida wind farm is the first of a series of three wind farms GE is constructing for Nostira Renewable…

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April 3, 2019

Greece to offer 456 MW in mixed wind and solar capacities in April 15 auction

Greece’s energy regulator, RAE, will offer 456 MW in the country’s first mixed renewable energy auction on April 15, having received eight applications for a total of 637.78 MW in…

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March 7, 2019

Greece to auction 600 MW in wind, solar capacities

Greece’s energy regulator, RAE, will offer 600 MW in renewables capacities in the first joint tendering procedure for both wind and solar photovoltaic (PV) capacities next month, with bids to…

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February 8, 2019

Greece sees 191.6 MW in new wind capacity connected to grid in 2018

The Greek Wind Energy Association’s (ELETAEN) latest data shows that 191.6 MW in new wind energy capacity was connected to the grid last year. This was an increase of 7.2%…

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February 1, 2019

Greece discussing microgrids, energy storage systems with Tesla

U.S. automotive and energy company Tesla, Inc.’s executives have met with Greek Minister of the Environment and Energy Giorgos Stathakis to discuss possible cooperation on modernizing Greek islands’ power grids…

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January 31, 2019

Cyprus completes draft NECP, Greece to focus on fighting energy poverty

Cyprus, one of seven EU member states that have failed to submit their draft National Energy and Climate Plans (NECP) until 2030 to the European Commission by the December 31,…

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January 25, 2019

PPC secures EUR 255 million loan to upgrade electricity distribution network

Greece’s Public Power Corporation has secured EUR 255 million to upgrade the electricity distribution network operated by the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO), its subsidiary. The upgrade is part…

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January 16, 2019

MITEF Greece Startup Competition introduces Energy and Mobility Track

The deadline to file entries for the MIT Enterprise Forum (MITEF) Greece Startup Competition, which this year introduces the Energy and Mobility track, is January 31. The MITEF Greece Startup Competition…

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December 18, 2018

Greece sells 221.6 MW in renewables capacities, larger solar projects to be reoffered in January

Greece auctioned off around 221.6 MW in combined renewables capacities on December 10, selling approximately 61.94 MW in solar photovoltaic (PV) capacities and 159.65 MW in onshore wind energy capacities,…

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