In the middle of the Aegean Sea, between the Saronic Gulf and the Western Cyclades, the uninhabited islet of 4,300 acres of Agios Georgios (or Saint George) located 12 miles from Sounio and 20 from Hydra, was meant to be the point where a benchmark project for Greece’s energy transformation and development was carried out.
How far from “zero point” are we, eventually? How did we get to the point where climate change constitutes the greatest threat to humanity? The scientific community agrees: Climate change is a profound crisis for humankind, the consequences of which are anticipated to be devastating.
There has recently been widespread concern that electricity pricing in Greece is considerably higher than energy pricing in Europe as a result of Renewable Energy Sources. This view claims that Greek consumers, households and businesses bear a “heavy cost” which among other things undermines the country’s growth potential.
The example of Epirus Waste Treatment Plant that produces energy from municipal waste. Integrated waste management constitutes a priority for Europe and one of its biggest bets. The challenge is even greater for our country, which is at the bottom of the scale among the European countries in terms of waste management.