Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis is visiting the island of Halki on Friday to inaugurate the GR-eco project that provides lower electricity bills, a reduction of environmental pollution and an energy and telecommunications infrastructure upgrade.
The benefit is estimated at a total of 180,000-250,000 euros per year, while “green” energy from photovoltaics replaces electricity production using oil from the Rhodes power plants, resulting in a reduction of carbon dioxide emissions by 1,800 tons per year.
The inaugurated projects were agreed in a memorandum of cooperation signed last July at the Environment and Energy Ministry with the companies participating in the project. The Public Power Corporation (PPC) covered the cost of equipment for the construction of the photovoltaic station and installed four charging systems for PPC blue electric vehicles on the island. Akuo Energy and Omexom / Vinci Energies were responsible for licensing, developing and constructing the photovoltaic park.
The event will be attended by Environment and Energy Minister Costas Skrekas, the Secretary General of Energy and Mineral Resources Alexandra Sdoukou, the Ambassador of France to Greece, Patrick Maisonnave and other officials.