Greece

renewable projects

Applications rise for new renewable energy projects in Greece during February with 3.2 GW

16 March 2022 - Applications for new renewable projects licenses in Greece rose once again in February, after a drop in October.

ELPE biggest solar power plant Greece 303 MW PV portfolio Florina

Hellenic Petroleum completes biggest solar power plant in Greece, acquires 303 MW PV portfolio in Florina

28 February 2022 - Greek refiner ELPE concluded the construction of the largest PV plant in Greece, a 204 MW project in Kozani

Renewables lowered wholesale electricity prices in Greece by 26 percent

Wholesale electricity prices in Greece would be 36 percent higher without renewables

14 February 2022 - Aristotle University has analyzed the prices of the day-ahead market in order to see the impact of the wind and solar

First floating PV plant Greece Terna global market 4 8 GW 2026

First floating PV plant to be built in Greece by Terna – global market to reach 4.8 GW by 2026

19 January 2022 - Floating PV technology is making its first steps in the Balkan region, with companies in Greece, Albania, Romania and Montenegro investing

interconnections

Greece’s IPTO plans new power interconnections in Balkans

12 January 2022 - Greece's transmission system operator IPTO plans new power interconnections in the Balkans to improve flows and security of supply

auctions

Greek wind, PV projects of over 10 MW with storage to take part in joint auctions

04 January 2022 - A new ministerial decree specifies the categories of renewable energy projects that will take place in individual or joint auctions

5 building blocks enabling Greece rapid transition green energy

5 building blocks enabling Greece’s rapid transition to green energy

01 January 2022 - Determined to get ahead of the curve as the world is facing a climate emergency, Greece is shutting coal plants and accelerating its energy transition

Greece revives neglected Mesochora hydropower project

Greece revives long-neglected Mesochora hydropower project

23 December 2021 - The construction of hydropower plant Mesochora was halted two decades ago, mostly due to environmental concerns

Greece EU state aid Amfilochia plant renewables islands

Greece gets EU nod for state aid for Amfilochia plant, renewables in islands

21 December 2021 - Greece will support the construction of the Amfilochia pumped storage plant and the development of renewables in non-interconnected islands

Greek power network operators surge investments in 2021

Greek power network operators report surge in investments in 2021

16 December 2021 - Investment in the Greek electricity network increased substantially in 2021 in order to help the country make its energy transition

GEK Terna raise EUR 300 million via green bonds obligation cut emissions

GEK Terna to raise EUR 300 million via green bonds with obligation to cut emissions

06 December 2021 - Greek construction and energy giant GEK Terna is preparing to sell common sustainability-linked bonds with a target of EUR 300 million

Renewable energy projects 95 GW compete Greece

Renewable energy projects of 95 GW compete for completion in Greece

02 December 2021 - An overwhelming number of renewable energy projects received a production license or a producer certificate in Greece so far

Greek EUR 2.27 billion aid scheme renewables approved EU

Greek EUR 2.27 billion aid scheme for renewables approved by EU

25 November 2021 - The European Commission gave a green light for a EUR 2.27 billion support mechanism for renewable energy in Greece

Energy communities strong factor decarbonizing Greece coal regions

Energy communities are strong factor in decarbonizing Greece’s coal regions

23 November 2021 - The number of energy communities is increasing in Greece in areas where coal mines and power plants are being shut down, the Green Tank said

Greece first Climate Law end lignite use by 2028

Greece’s first Climate Law to end lignite use by 2028

19 November 2021 - Ambitious new sectoral energy and climate goals will be included in Greece’s first Climate Law,...

Greece ban sale gasoline diesel cars in 2030

Greece to ban sale of new gasoline, diesel cars in 2030

09 November 2021 - Greece's draft Climate Law envisages a ban on the sale of new cars with internal combustion in 2030, five years earlier than the EU's target

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