Troika Rejected 15% Reduction on Oil Heating Tax

Greece’s creditors have reportedly rejected the government’s proposal concerning the reduction for special consumption tax on heating oil by 15%. According to ekathimerini, troika ...

Award to Cypriot Researcher for Power Optimization

Markos Asprou, a Ph.D. student at the University of Cyprus and a researcher at the KIOS Research Center for Intelligent Systems and Networks, has...

Oil, Gas Report Coming End of Year

The Greek Ministry of the Environment, Energy and Climate Chance announced that it expects the seismological research and estimation by the Norwegian company PGS...

Negotiations Over Gazprom’s Gas Prices

A second round of critical negotiations, following the preliminary talks in Moscow earlier this summer started in Athens on August 28 concerning  the reduction...

Putin Says Greek Investments Risky

Days after Greek Prime Minister Antonis Samaras wrote him a letter asking for Russia to reduce prices paid for Russian gas, Russian President Vladimir...

Santorini Left in The Dark Again

The Greek island of Santorini, one of the most popular tourist destinations in Greece, was plunged into darkness once again at 9:00 p.m. on...

Power Failure Leaves Santorini Dark

Set to welcome a record 1.9 million tourists this year, Santorini's big year ran into a problem on Aug. 13 when a fire broke...

Fire Causes Blackout in Santorini

Santorini and Thirasia have been facing a blackout since noon because of a fire which broke out at 12.00 at the Public Power Corporation’s...

Samaras Asks Putin To Lower Gas Prices

On the heels of signing the major Trans Adriatic Pipeline deal to bring gas from Azerbaijan into Europe through countries including Greece, Prime Minister...

Greek Rooftops Going Green

The sea of white-and-grey roofs across Greek cities, particularly Athens, could be changing color, at least for drab municipal buildings. The project Green Roofs in...

Greece Aims to Be Energy Hub

Giannis Maniatis, Minister of Environment, Energy & Climate Change, referred to the steps taken so far for the exploitation of hydrocarbons, as well as...

Greece Has Role in Balkans Security

With conflicts in the Middle East and Egypt not far from its borders, intelligence agents in the region – including Greece – need to...

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