Opinion article by Nikos Mantzaris on the new Just Transition Mechanism aiming at supporting the transition of EU regions with high carbon intensity. The article was first published in Greek in energypress.gr on January 17, 2020 under the title: How Just is the Just Transition Mechanism?
Shortly before the dawn of the new decade, Ioli Christopoulou presents the 8+1 environmental trends from Greece and the world that marked 2019.
Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris on the drawbacks of the operation of Ptolemaida 5 as a lignite power plant and the possibilities of converting it to a thermal energy storage facility.
Participation in the research conducted by the team of journalists “The Manifold”, around the challenges of Just Transition to the post-lignite era in Greece.
Journalists Socrates Moutidis and Panagiotis Tsartsianidis attempt to give an X-ray of the situation in Western Macedonia immediately after the Greek prime minister’s historic announcement in New York “to close all lignite units the latest by 2028”, in their TV show in www.kozani.tv.
Interview by Nikos Mantzaris to Dimitra Krayianni and the newspaper “Tharros” regarding the challenges of the transition of the region of Western Macedonia to the post-lignite era.
Analysis and thoughts provided by Nikos Mantzaris of the Green Tank on the historic 2028 lignite phase out decision announced by the Greek Prime Minister in the climate summit in New York and what it means for the deployment of renewables.
Comments by Nikos Mantzaris in Theodore Chondrogiannos’ detailed story on the multifaceted issue of proper RES sitting and especially wind farms at a time when high RES penetration is absolutely essential for the viability of the country’s electricity model.
Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris on the main political asks related to the transition of lignite regions in Greece to the post-lignite era.
Thoughts and proposals by Nikos Mantzaris on what citizens can do in their everyday life to reduce their carbon footprint.