Govt brings energy saving to forefront as cost of support set to skyrocket

PoliticsGreek Politics Tags: Cost of living, Energy, New Democracy
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The energy price spike prompted by the indefinite shutdown of Russian gas supplies to northern Europe has sharpened the minds of policy makers in Athens, who are belatedly looking to energy-saving measures to moderate the cost of support measures.

Benchmark natural gas prices soared by 30 pct following the news that the NordStream 1 pipeline is to be shut off indefinitely. With the EU’s energy ministers set to meet on September 9 to discuss bloc-wide interventions, the government in Athens is und...

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