Archive for: December, 2014

 
«For a transition of Greece –and W. Macedonia in particular- towards a post-lignite future: Challenges and potential»

«For a transition of Greece –and W. Macedonia in particular- towards a post-lignite future: Challenges and potential»

ΕΛ Saturday 6 December 2014, 11am, “Melina Merkouri” Centre, Irakleidon 66, Athens During the past decades, domestic lignite resources have played a dominant role in fuelling Greece’s economic development. Even now, half of the electricity produced in the interconnected System comes from lignite plants, ¾ of which are located in the Region of Western Macedonia. Developments during the past 10-15 years have started to challenge lignite’s dominance: Some lignite deposits are approaching depletion (especially in the South of Greece) New renewable and natural gas plants have been installed, gradually reducing lignite’s market share Compliance with the EU’s Climate Strategy means Συνέχεια →