Climate Change & Energy

De-lignitization, European Green Deal & Greece

Interview of Nikos Mantzaris with Nina Maria Paschalidou on the show “ECOagents” of on February 13, 2021 regarding the de-lignitization and the transition of lignite regions to the post-lignite period.

Policy Brief: The European Climate Law

An extended presentation of the provisions of the EU climate law, the developments so far and the opinions of all interested parties are presented in the Policy Brief presented by The Green Tank.

Τhe dynamic entry of renewables and the role of energy storage

Article by Machie Tratsa on renewables and energy storage referring to the main points of the Green Tank’s latest report titled “Energy Storage Technologies: Challenges and Outlook” as they relate to batteries and the conversion of lignite plants to clean energy storage facilities in the form of heat.

Energy Storage Technologies: Challenges and Outlook

The main characteristics, the comparative advantages and disadvantages of the main electricity storage technologies, as well as the opportunities for their financing through the new EU budget are presented in the new technology review by The Green Tank.

The future of Ptolemaida 5 and CCSU

Article by Nikos Mantzaris in «Chronos», describing the reasons why the choice to continue the lignite operation of Ptolemaida 5 in conjunction with Carbon Capture and Storage or Utilization technologies (CCSU) is wrong.