Fossil fuels vs renewables in Greece amidst the energy crisis

In 2022, amidst the energy crisis, it was a playing field for fossil fuels and renewables in Greece. At the online event “Navigating the Just Transition: is coal really making a comeback?“, organized by the CEE Bankwatch network, Nikos Mantzaris presented the stakes and the outcome of this “battle”, drawing on The Green Tank’s analysis on fossil gas imports and consumption, as well as on trends in electricity production.

You can watch the presentation on our YouTube channel.

The online event was held on February 27, 2023.

Other participants included:

Sarah Brown, senior energy and climate analyst at Ember, who recently published their European Electricity Review for 2022

Alexandru Mustata, coal and gas campaigner at Europe Beyond Coal

Rebekka Popp, policy advisor in E3G’s fossil fuel transition team