PM set to prolong coal use, sparking complaints about energy policy U-turn

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Energy, Environment, KINAL, Mitsotakis, New Democracy, SYRIZA
Photo via PPC
Photo via PPC

A decision to prolong the use life of several coal-burning power stations has put Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis on the spot, as opposition parties accuse him of being personally responsible for the energy crisis he is purporting to address.

Mitsotakis said that the authorities were seriously considering running two existing coal-fired power stations and one currently under construction on lignite until 2028, postponing the end of coal burning beyond the scheduled date of 2025. The prime mi...

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