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Greece Sees Huge Increase in Renewable Energy Applications

Greece's ambitious 2030 renewable energy target of 23.5 GW has led to an enormous increase in projects being applied for in the country. Greece's Renewable Energy Landscape According to Greek energy news portal, Energypress, applications submitted to power grid operator IPTO...

First Wind-Powered Cargo Ship Sets Sail

A cargo ship powered by wind set sail from China to Brazil on Monday in a real-world test of the WindWings technology. The Pyxis Ocean, owned by Japanese firm Mitsubishi and charted by shipping firm Cargill, is powered by sail-shaped...

“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...

Greek Island of Tilos Wins EU Environmental Award

The small Greek island of Tilos has been awarded an EU RESponsible Island Prize for its efforts to use local renewable energy.

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%...

Largest Wind Farm in Greece Opens on Evia Island

Greek Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis officially opened the largest wind power complex in Greece at Kafireas, on the island of Evia, on Tuesday. The 300-million-euro facility, constructed by Enel Green Power, composed of seven wind farms with a total installed...

Energy Giant Proposes Massive Floating Wind Farm in the Aegean

Norwegian energy giant Equinor, formerly the state-owned company Statoil, has made a proposal to the Greek government to create a floating wind farm. The project would be located in the center of the Aegean Sea and would be capable of...

Greece Records Second Best Year in Wind Power Installations in 2016

Greece recorded the second best annual performance after the 2011 record in 2016 with new wind power unit installation with a power of 238.55 MW, the Greek Wind Power Energy Association (ELETAEN) said in a report. The report said that...