The review titled “Energy Communities & Self-production in Greece and its Lignite Areas” by The Green Tank presents the more recent developments based on the data by the General Commercial Register (GEMI) and the Hellenic Electricity Distribution Network Operator (HEDNO) up to December 2023
The Green Tank voted positively in the 6th Written Procedure of the Monitoring Committee of Greece’s Just Development Transition Program, regarding the Green HiPo project, a part of an Important Project of Common European Interest (IPCEI) in the field of the value chain of hydrogen technologies.
The Green Tank voted positively on four new actions to strengthen entrepreneurship in the lignite regions of the country that were specialized by the Administrative Authority of the Just Development Transition Program, submitting also comments and recommendations
Mini documentary for the just transition and youth engagement in Greece’s lignite regions through the EU ETS produced in the framework of the Life ETX project and the Human Stories campaign in a collaboration between The Green Tank and Carbon Market Watch.
At the initiative of Electra Energy Cooperative and EKPOIZO, 16 Energy Communities and Civil Society Organizations, including The Green Tank, sent a joint letter to the Minister of Environment and Energy and RAEWW, highlighting two key issues for the further development of the institution of energy communities.
The sixth newsletter of the Green Tank for the developments of the last six months (July – December 2023) related to the Just Transition of lignite regions in Greece and in Europe has been published.
Ioanna Theodosiou and Nikos Mantzaris from the Green Tank participated in the second annual meeting of the Monitoring Committee held in Ptolemaida, where they had the opportunity to exchange views on the implementation process with members of the Special Service for Just Development of Transition (EYDAM), the European Commission as well as other members of the Monitoring Committee.
Nikos Mantzaris participates in a panel discussion about regional NECPs in the Annual meeting of the Initiative for coal regions in transition in the Western Balkans and Ukraine.
Op-ed by Ioanna Theodosiou for the Greek newspaper Avgi – Sunday edition.
Nikos Mantzaris on ERT3 news show “Synora” with journalist Kalli Zarali.