On February 18, 2019, the Green Tank participated in a consultation with World Bank experts on the development of a just transition plan for the post-lignite era in Western Macedonia, following an invitation by the mayor of Kozani.
Opinion piece by Nikos Mantzaris analyzing three alternative scenarios following the failure of the Greek lignite sale.
Response by Nikos Mantzaris to George Adamidis, President of the trade union of PPC workers (GENOP-DEI).
Interview of Nikos Mantzaris on January 31, 2019 to kozani.tv regarding the distortions caused by the insistence to proceed with the PPC lignite sale and the two letters NGOs sent to three EU Commissioners.
Comment following the failed sale of Greece’s lignite highlighting the cost that the sale will have for the country and the consumers.
Comment on the two joint NGO letters to three EU Commissioners on the need to cancel the Greek lignite sale.
Comment regarding the need to call off the Greek lignite sale.
On January 24, 2019, the Green Tank together with European NGO networks European Beyond Coal, Climate Action Network and Client Earth sent two letters, one to Commissioners Cañete και Šefčovič and a separate one to Commission Vestager in which they argue for the urgent need to cancel the Greek PPC lignite sale.
Comment on the UNFCCC COP24 in Katowice, Poland and the inconsistency between the proposed Greek Energy and Climate Plan with the ambition needed to mitigate climate change.
Statement on the need for the Greek Capacity Mechanisms to comply with the recently agreed new EU rules on the electricity market.