Climate Change & Energy

Trends in electricity production – February 2023

Renewables surpassed the combined production from lignite and gas in the first two months of 2023. There was a large reduction in gas, an increase in net imports and a decrease in electricity demand, however below the levels of Greece’s European goals.

Trends in Greece’s fossil gas consumption & imports – January 2023

There were zero imports of Russian gas for domestic consumption from the Turkstream pipeline in January 2023 in Greece. In the first 6 months (August-January) of the 8-month reduction period set by the ΕU, Greece is at -22.6% compared to the 5-year average, exceeding the EU target of -15%, and at -32% compared to the same period last year.