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Comments on the Greek Capacity Mechanism

The Green Tank submitted to the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy detailed comments in the public consultation on the Greek government’s proposal for a permanent, market-wide capacity mechanism.

The time has come: Lignite phase-out

Talk by Nikos Mantzaris titled “The time has come: Lignite phase-out!” in the context of the open discussion KOSMOSLabs which was entitled “Νo more coal, challenges and opportunities for coal free economy”, on May 6th, 2019.

Request for closure of lignite power plant Amyndeo

A request towards the Greek Ministry of Environment and Energy to shut down lignite power plant Amyndeo was submitted today by the Green Tank and ClientEarth, an organization of environmental lawyers.

Bill on the seaside: Building on quicksand

Opinion piece by Ioli Christopoulou on a bill submitted by the government to the Greek Parliament, which includes catastrophic provisions for the seaside and the coastal zone.

Ιnstitutional provisions for biodiversity conservation

A presentation by Ioli Christopoulou titled “Biodiversity conservation: The need for protection & main institutional provisions” was delivered during an educational seminar for members of the judicial sector in Crete, on April 10, 2019.

The road towards Just Transition goes through Brussels

Nikos Mantzaris from the Green Tank participated in the 4th Working Group Meeting of the Coal Regions in Transition platform which took place in Brussels on April 8-9, 2019.

Distortions from the lignite sale

Comment on the negative impacts of the PPC lignite sale on the Greek electricity market and the consumers.

Towards Sustainable Development

An engaging talk by Ioli Christopoulou on March 18, 2019 at the Café Scientifique Athens entitled: “The path towards Sustainable Development: Policy, Challenges, Examples”.

Pressure on the European Commission regarding the Greek Capacity Mechanism

Comment on lignite subsidies for Ptolemaida V and other plants via the Greek Capacity Mechanism.

Question to the European Commission on the Greek Capacity Mechanism

Comment following the urgent question submitted by the Spanish MEP Florent Marcellesi on the ongoing negotiations for the Greek Capacity Mechanism.