Greece is World’s Second in Solar Energy Production Potential
The latest report by the International Energy Agency (IEA) ranks Greece second in solar energy production potential.
Scientists Found a Way to Generate Electricity from Thin Air
The University of Massachusetts Amherst's team of engineers has been successfully generating electricity from the air around us. “Nearly any material can be turned into a device that continuously harvests electricity from humidity in the air”, according to the university. The...
Global Sales of Electric Cars Expected to Leap 35% this Year
The electric car industry is expected to break another sales record this year, according to a new report from the International Energy Agency (IEA). The report states that over 10 million electric cars were sold globally in 2022, with projections...
Germany Quits Nuclear Power, Closing its Last Three Plants
Germany has closed its final three nuclear power plants, officially ending the country's long-standing nuclear energy program that has lasted over 60 years. The German government's stance is clear: nuclear power is not environmentally friendly or sustainable. Steffi Lemke, the...
“End of the Fossil Age” is Imminent Analysts Claim
The end of the fossil fuel age is imminent, according to a report released on Wednesday. The authors of the report argue that "clean energy" sources are increasingly replacing fossil fuels in the light of climate concerns and the...
Greece, Cyprus and Israel Vow to Create Energy Corridor to Europe
Cyprus, Greece and Israel can provide a key energy corridor to Europe through a planned electricity cable connecting their power grids and a potential natural gas pipeline, diplomats from the three nations said on Friday. Cypriot Foreign Minister Constantinos Kombos,...
Greek Island of Halki Now Self-Sufficient on Energy
The Greek island of Halki has become the first municipality in the country where residents are actually producing the energy they consume. Halki is a little island in the Dodecanese archipelago, located just 6 km (3.7 miles) west of Rhodes....
New Enzyme Turns Air into Electricity
Researchers have recently found a new enzyme that turns atmospheric hydrogen into electricity. The research published in the journal Nature explains atmospheric hydrogen oxidation by enzymes. The research team, led by Dr. Rhys Grinter, Ph.D. student Ashleigh Kropp, and Professor...
Iran Claims World’s Second-Largest Lithium Deposit
Iran’s Ministry of Industry, Mines, and Trade claimed on Monday that the Iranian province of Hamedan holds 8.5 million tons of lithium. This new reserve of lithium surpasses Chile's 9.2 million metric tons of lithium, as recorded by the U.S....
Sen. Menendez: Greece Leads by Example on Energy
Bob Menendez, Chair of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, praised Greece, saying that Greece "leads by example" in energy diversification. In a pre-recorded message at the 1st East Macedonia & Thrace Forum, held in the northeastern Greek city of Alexandroupolis...
Greece, Bulgaria Sign Deals that Could ‘Change the Energy Map’
Greece and Bulgaria signed two deals that could "change the energy map of south-eastern Europe, the Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis said on Thursday. The Greek premier met with the President of Bulgaria, Ruben Radev, in Athens and signed two memoranda...
Internet Contributes 1.6 Billion Annual Tons in Greenhouse Gas
The Internet has quickly become an integral part of everyday life, with ITU estimating that 5.3 billion people (66 percent of the world’s population) on Earth are now connected. That's a jump from 54% in 2019 and represents 1.1...
Greek Islands and Renewable Energy: A Green Future
Greek islands are attracting significant investments in renewable energy. But switching to renewable energy is a challenge for islands whose grids are isolated from the mainland. There are also environmental concerns. By Evan Bourtis Near the coastline of Crete, winding roads...
Greece has ‘High Expectations’ from Gas Deposits Off Crete
The government in Greece said Tuesday it has "high expectations" from the exploration of natural gas in the maritime area off Crete. Greece began gas exploration starting with seismic surveys in November 2022 conducted by the ExxonMobil/HelleniQ Energy joint venture...
Greece to Build Gas-fired Power Plant at Alexandroupolis
Greece announced on Saturday the construction of a gas-fired power plant in the northern port town of Alexandroupolis. Alexandroupolis plays a key geopolitical, energy, and development role and will continue to do so, Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis said at...