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Greece rushes to exit coal amid carbon price surge

Nikos Mantzaris discusses with journalist Cristina Brooks the developments leading to the recent decision by PPC and the Greek government to move forward the lignite phase out by 3 years, to 2025, and how Greece’s last lignite plant, Ptolemaida 5, can be converted into a sustainable renewables-based energy storage facility providing cheaper electricity than a fossil gas plant which is currently PPC’s default plan for the post-lignite future of Ptolemaida 5.

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✅ Greece's lignite phase out will have been completed by 2025, the Minister of Environment & Energy confirmed at the #delphiforum!
📌 However, questions arise from the statements on the future of Ptolemaida 5...

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✅Η απολιγνιτοποίηση θα έχει ολοκληρωθεί μέχρι το 2025, επιβεβαίωσε ο Υπουργός Περιβάλλοντος & Ενέργειας στο #delphiforum !
📌Όμως, ερωτηματικά δημιουργούν οι δηλώσεις για το μέλλον της Πτολεμαΐδας 5... ⤵️

✳️Ποιες οι προτάσεις ώστε οι ενεργειακές κοινότητες να συμβάλλουν στη δίκαιη μετάβαση των λιγνιτικών περιοχών & στη συμμετοχή των τοπικών κοινωνιών στην ενεργειακή μετάβαση;
➡️Διαβάστε το άρθρο γνώμης της @ioannath1 δημοσιεύτηκε στο @energypress_gr ⤵️ https://thegreentank.gr/2021/05/10/energy_communities_proposals/

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