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Major Power Disruption in Southeast Europe, Greece Not Affected

A major disruption in the electric power transmission system of Southeastern Europe occurred on Friday afternoon, Greece's Independent Power Transmission Operator (ADMIE) announced late on Friday night. This outage had, as a result, the separation of the system of Southeastern...

Crete Connects to Mainland Greece’s Electricity Supply

Greece announced on Wednesday the completion of the construction of an electricity interconnection between Crete and the Peloponnese which will provide the island with a cheaper and more secure energy supply. The mammoth project included laying two new submarine cables...

Experts Warn Crete Will Experience Power Blackouts This Summer

Greece’s Electricity Distribution Network Operator (DEDDIE) sent a clear warning on Friday that Greece's largest island, Crete, will experience power blackouts in the summer unless special measures are taken. DEDDIE sent an open letter to the Public Power Corporation, the...

Power Grid Brings Greece, FYROM Together

They may be at loggerheads over the name dispute, but Greece and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia are moving closer when it comes to generating electricity. A cross-border meeting between officials from the Greek power company ADMIE and its...

Tavern Owner Shoots at Power Supply Crew Who Came to Dismantle a Cable

The Hellenic Electiricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) reported an incident that took place at noon on Monday in the region of Ano Liosion when a man fired gunshots at the team that had arrived at his tavern to dismantle...

PPC Management Meets Greek MEPs on Free CO2 Emission Certificates

Public Power Corporation's (PPC) management expressed the company's demand for free emission certificates of carbon dioxide to Greece as of 2016 at a meeting with Greek MEPs who were also briefed on the company's positions regarding the liberalization of...

50-Cent Tax to Cover "free electricity"

According to the newspaper "To Vima," the Ministry of the Environment is seeking options in order to ensure that vulnerable households will retain their electricity supply. The Minister Yiannis Maniatis proposed  the introduction of a 50-cent levy on all electricity bills  in...