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Greece Seals Natural Gas Privatisation Deal with Azeri Company

Azeri state energy company Socar signed on Saturday afternoon in Athens the agreement for the acquisition of a 66 percent stake in Greece's natural gas transmission network operator DESFA. The ceremony took place in the presence of Energy Minister Yiannis...

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...

Greece's Poor Will Have Electricity

In the aftermath of deaths in households where power had been turned off for non-payment, leading people to turn to makeshift stoves and other heating devices, the Greek government has promised once again that it's trying to make sure...

Greek Poor To Get Electricity Back

Greece said it will turn the power back on in households where people can't afford to pay their electric bills following the carbon monoxide death of a girl whose had turned to using a makeshift stove, and after a...

Greek Environment Ministry Opens the Way for New Cruise Centre at Piraeus Port

Piraeus port is on its way to acquiring a "Cruise Centre" for larger cruise ships after Environment, Energy and Climate Change Minister Yiannis Maniatis signed an order approving the environmental terms for its construction. The new cruise centre will built...

Israel-Cyprus-Greece Energy, Water Deal

Silvan Shalom, Israeli Minister of Energy and Water Resources, characterized the signing of the cooperation memorandum on energy and water resources between Israel, Cyprus and Greece as a fact of “historical significance”. The memorandum will be signed on Aug. 8...