On June 4, 2021, Nikos Mantzaris participated in the event “Lignite Phase Out – A Policy Choice at What Cost?”, which was organized, on the occasion of the World Environment Day, as part of the Postgraduate Course “Spatial, Economic, Social and Legal Dimensions of Development and the Environment of the Mountain Areas”, of the National Technical University of Athens.
Ioanna Theodosiou participated in the event titled “ Non- profit energy communities: Their role in energy democracy and the socially Just Transition of Western Macedonia”.
Opinion piece by Ioanna Theodosiou about the new reality Renewable Energy Communities need to confront.
Interview of Nikos Mantzaris with Antonis Mavridis, journalist of ERT Kozani, regarding the resources of Greece’s Just Transition Development Program (PDAM), the conversion of Ptolemaida 5 until 2025, and the soundness or not of the choice to use fossil gas as the fuel for district heating in W. Macedonia.
The Green Tank participated in the public consultation for the concept paper of the Greek Just Transition Development Programme (PDAM), submitting comments and specific recommendations.
Nikos Mantzaris participated in an online discussion organized by SYRIZA -Progressive Alliance MEP Petros Kokkalis on Thursday, April 22, 2021 about the prospects in Greece’s lignite regions through the use of the resources of the EU Just Transition Mechanism as well as those of the Recovery and Resilience Fund.
Article by Nikos Mantzaris on the opportunity arising from the escalation of carbon prices to fund the Just Transition of Greece’s lignite regions through the public revenue from auctioning of CO2 allowances.
The Green Tank submits to the public debate its comments on Greece’s National Recovery and Resilience Plan.
The European NGOs call on the Commission to strongly reaffirm the principles on which the TJTPs should be developed.
The Green Tank submitted comments and specific recommendations on the Territorial Just Transition Plan of Western Macedonia.