Renewable Energy

US Ambassador Vows to Strengthen US-Greece Strategic Relationship

    “The cooperation between Greece and the United States must become even stronger and I know that it is President Biden’s intention to further deepen the Greek-American strategic relationship,” stated US Ambassador to Greece Geoffrey Pyatt on Wednesday. The ambassador made...

Volkswagen to Turn Greece's Astypalaia into Green Energy Island

The Greek island of Astypalaia will be the site of a major new investment enterprise, helmed by the Volkswagen corporation. Greek PM Kyriakos Mitsotakis and officials from the German automaker will announce on Wednesday the details of a plan to bring...

Greece Breaks National and European Renewable Energy Records

On September 14th, according to WindEurope, wind power covered 40% of Greece's energy use, the highest percentage covered by wind power in Europe. According to national data released on the same day, wind and solar power sources provided for 51%...

Greece Ahead of Germany, France and the UK in Share of Renewable Energy Produced

A surprisingly positive development was made public on Thursday in regard to Greece's efforts to step away from forms of energy which are detrimental to the environment and shoot for the EU's targets in the use of renewable energy. According...

First Energy Leadership Summit to Take Place in Athens in June

Athens will be the location this upcoming June for the launching of the first Annual Energy Leadership Summit. The news came in an announcement made last week at a Transatlantic Leadership Network conference in Washington. The Energy Leadership Summit aims...

EU Commission Approves Greek Renewable Electricity Auction Scheme

The European Commission has found a Greek auction scheme for the production of electricity from renewable sources and high efficiency co-generation to be in line with EU State aid rules. The scheme will further EU energy and climate goals whilst...

Tilos Becomes the First Greek Island to Achieve Energy Autonomy

The Greek island of Tilos became the first in the Mediterranean to be fully self-sufficient for its energy, thanks to strong investment in renewables. Its success is a lesson for all island communities in Greece. With a population of just...

Greece's Tilos Set to Be the First Mediterranean Island to Be Powered by Renewable Energy

The Greek island of Tilos currently relies on electricity from the neighboring island of Kos which is transferred to the island via a submarine cable making power cuts frequent. But Tilos is soon to be the first if its...

EBRD to Provide €300 Million to Boost Greece's Renewable Energy Sector

The European Bank for Reconstruction and Development (EBRD) is investing in Greece by providing funds that are to go to helping develop Greece's renewable energy sector. According to a publishing on Friday by powerengineeringint.com, "EBRD is to provide $318m (€300m)...

Solar-Powered Phone Charging Stations Provide Free Electricity for Refugee Camps in Greece

Cell phones are a vital lifeline for refugees to stay in contact with loved ones, browse through photos of those they cannot see face to face and also for communication regarding their asylum seeker claims. Electricity is scarce in the...