Turkey protests Greece, Cyprus and Israel’s plans for the EuroAsia Interconnector

By |2021-03-16T00:39:28+03:00March 16th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

Turkey has protested a recent agreement reached between Israel, Greece and Cyprus advancing plans to build a 2,000-megawatt undersea electricity cable (the so-called EuroAsia Interconnector) connecting the three, the Anadolu Agency reported Monday. Turkey formally protested against the agreement, arguing that the route of the planned cable, expected to be funded by the EU, transgressed [...]

Athens- London (latest) row over the Parthenon marbles- The Greek Ministry of Culture responds to Boris Johnson

By |2021-03-14T18:34:47+03:00March 14th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

It was the fist interview of the British Prime Minister with a European newspaper since he took office about two year ago. Boris Johnson talked exclusively to the Greek newspaper Ta Nea. He was asked about his counterpart’s, Kyriakos Mitsotakis’, offer to return the Parthenon marbles in Athens in exchange for lending other Greek artefacts [...]

The retail market in Greece in the aftermath of COVID-19: Winners and losers

By |2021-03-11T13:03:23+03:00March 10th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

by Dika Agapitidou, Director, JLL – Athens Economics ltd* It is common to see savings surge and consumption decline in times of acute uncertainty; therefore, it comes as no surprise that the pandemic outbreak, swiftly followed by restrictions on circulation and market activity, undermined the performance of both retail and food & beverage. In turn, [...]

The Green transition of the Blue economy: Goals and opportunities in Greece

By |2021-03-19T11:15:59+03:00March 4th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The green potential of the blue economy is not yet reached. This is the strong belief of the European Union that plans to allocate substantial funds to address the problem in the coming years. Talking to the “Blue Economy Forum: The Way to Green Recovery”, Virginijus Sinkevičius European Commissioner of Environment, Oceans and Fisheries outlined [...]

EEG: Large-scale energy storage projects in Ptolemaida and Megalopolis

By |2021-03-02T00:43:53+03:00March 2nd, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The EUNICE ENERGY GROUP (EEG) announced it will proceed to the immediate implementation of its two major energy storage projects in Ptolemaida and Megalopolis. The group got the "green light" for the fast response energy storage projects, PTOLEMAIDA BESS and ARCADIA BESS, by the Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE). The investment amounts to 600 million [...]

Porto Carras Grand Resort: Opens in April with five-star facilities

By |2021-02-26T13:45:31+03:00February 26th, 2021|Online news / Blog|

The iconic Porto Carras Grand Resort, on the western coast of Sithonia Halkidiki, on northern mainland Greece,  announced its opening under in April 2021. The resort in Greece is nestled on the slopes of Meliton, overlooking the expansive blue of Toroneos Gulf, stretching across 1,763 hectares of verdant landscapes and along 9 km of sandy, [...]

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