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Significant reduction in power bills coming in February

Significant reductions in electricity bills for household consumers in February were announced by the Public Power Corporation (PPC) and other power providers on Saturday. In the announcement, it was noted that the final consumer price depends on the amount of the electricity consumption subsidy announced every month by the Ministry …

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Electricity prices fall sharply in Greece

Wholesale electricity prices fell below 100 euros/MWh in Greece for the first time in 18 months. Electricity prices for tomorrow, Wednesday, January 18, were set at 86.77 euros/MWh in the Greek Energy Exchange, falling below the 100-euro barrier for the first time since August 2021, media report. Market analysts attributed …

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Gov’t announces subsidies for electricity, natural gas for December

Greece’s Ministry of Environment and Energy announced on Friday the subsidies for electricity and natural gas for the month of December. Electricity subsidies for households and businesses depend on the monthly consumption, while the natural gas aid is only for households and is horizontal, that is independent of residence size …

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Parliament approves bill on taxing electricity surplus profits

The Greek Parliament approved on Wednesday an amendment to tax surplus profits of electricity suppliers. According to the regulation, surpluses are defined as the difference between the “Reasonable Average Retail Price” to be determined by ministerial decision based on costs and a reasonable profit margin, and the actual price that …

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Greece proposed construction of power line to Austria, Germany

Greece has submitted a proposal for the construction of a direct electricity interconnection with Austria and Germany, with an initial capacity of 3.0 gigawatts, Environment and Energy Minister Kostas Skrekas revealed at the Renewable and Storage Forum on Thursday. “It is not an easy project but there is great need …

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Significant decrease in electricity prices expected in November

A significant decrease in electricity prices is expected as of November, following the reduction of both electricity prices on the energy exchange and international natural gas prices, the market reportedly estimates. These are the nominal prices which – according to the legislation – are announced by the suppliers every month. …

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“Blackout” on Sporades islands following damage at Skiathos substation

A power outage has hit the Sporades islands since 7:30 on Thursday morning, following a strong rainfall at night. The electricity problem has occurred due to a damage at the large substation on the island of Skiathos where the large submarine power pipeline ends. According to local media skiathoslife.gr, it …

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