Category: environment


Measures in energy market are balanced, Hatzidakis says

Τhe measures announced for the energy market are balanced and provide relief to enterprises and vulnerable groups, Environment and Energy Minister Kostis Hatzidakis underlined on Monday, speaking to ANT1 TV. Following announcements from the Public Power Corporation (PPC) and Elpedison of discounts to electricity bills in compliance with the recommendations of the government and the […]

Earthquake measuring 5.6 on Richter scale shakes Parga

A powerful earthquake measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale shook the coastal town of Parga in western Greece at 2:49 on Saturday, according to the Geodynamic Institute of Athens. The epicentre of the quake was 14 km east-northeast of Parga at a focal depth of 10 km and was the same one that had caused […]

Greece had warm winter but less so than in the rest of Europe

The winter of 2019-2020 was warm for most of Greece, based on data collected by the automatic meteorological stations of the Athens National Observatory. Despite being warmer than average, the rise in temperatures did not match that seen in other European countries which, according to the European Commission’s Copernicus Climate Change Service, experienced the warmest […]