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Property owner beats PPC worker cutting power due to debts

A property owner on the island of Syros beat a worker at the Public Power Company when he attempted to cut the power due to debts. However, the alleged attacker’s family says that the worker pushed back the 71-year-old man. The worker was submitted to hospital where doctors treated his …

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Huge landslide in Amyntaio lignite coal mine, dozens evacuated (videos, pictures)

A huge landslide occurred in the lignite coal mine of Amyntaio in Western Macedonia on Saturday morning. Big masses of soil were detached and moved some 40 meters. Dozens of residents of the nearby village Anargyroi have been evacuated. The problem seems to be a chronic one, with authorities to …

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Power union GENOP believes ‘climate change’ is a myth, hails Trump’s decision

One of most powerful Greek unions, the one of workers at Public Power Company, GENOP-DEH, claims ‘climate change’ is a ‘construct’ created by certain business interests. In a statement issued on Sunday, conspiracy theories believer GENOP hails US President Donald Trump for his decision to withdraw the US from the …

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Public Power Company PPC hires an Artistic Director for its choir… #NoWords

Greece’s Public Power Company hired an artistic director for its choir. It sounds like a bad musical the moment the PPC announced to retrieve retrospectively €735 million euros from electricity consumers as  outstanding debt have reached 2.2 billion euros. In a job opening that run from March 24 to April …

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Survivor’s testimony confirms scenarios about the helicopter crash

Survivor Sergeant major Vassiliki Plexida described the conditions preceding the helicopter crash on Wednesday morning. Her testimony confirms the initial suggestions of the UH-1H crash that caused the death of four officers of the Greek Army. “We were flying low when we fell into fog. the visibility was extremely limited, …

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Lenders press Greece to sell 40% of PPC lignite units and energy producing plants

Greek Interior Minister – an Energy minister in first SYRIZA government – Panos Skourletis accused on Monday international lenders of reneging on a 2015 bailout deal by trying to force a fire-sale of its main electricity utility Public Power Corporation (PPC/DEH) to serve “domestic and foreign business interests.” Later, a …

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Greece’s PPC to hire collection agencies to pursue overdue payments

Greece’s Public Power Company (DEH) intends to hire a private collection agency to manage arrears to the public utility, Chairman and CEO Manolis Panagiotakis announced on Wednesday. “They promised us a 10-percent collectability increase,”the PPC CEO told a committee at the Greek Parliament. As expected Panagiotakis’ announcement triggered an outrage …

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Black out in Cyclades: Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros without electricity

A blck out occurred on the island group of Cyclades in the central Aegean Sea leaving thousands of people in Paros, Naxos, Ios, Sikinos, Folegandros and other islands without electricity. According to Greek Public Power Company (DEH), a short circuit in the transformer of the power plant on the island …

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