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Tesla Sets Sights on Greek Island Energy Self-sufficiency

Tesla Inc appears to be in talks with Greek officials in order to move ahead with a plan for the transition of the Greek islands to cleaner forms of energy.

Greece Aims to Back Hotels Converting to Renewable Energy

The Greek government is looking to support hotels in Greece converting to renewable energy sources (RES).

Power Grid Operator Launches Tender for Phase 3 of Cyclades Energy Link

The Independent Power Transmission Operator announced a call for tenders for the third phase of an energy link project set to provide power to the Cyclades.

WWF: Majority of Greek Islanders Open to Renewable Energy Systems

The residents of 15 Greek islands want to revert to renewable energy sources, according to a study carried out by WWF Greece.

Greek PM Launches Island – Mainland Power Grid Link

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras inaugurated the first phase of a 245-million-euro underwater power cable link project, initially connecting five Cycladic islands to the mainland.

Thessaloniki to Host Greek – Serbian Business Forum

More than 150 Greek and 70 Serbian enterprises will participate in the Greek – Serbian Business Forum to be held on March 19 in Thessaloniki.

Greece has High Hopes for More Chinese Visitors

Secretary General for Tourism Policy and Development Georgios Tziallas attended the Greek-Chinese Entrepreneurship Conference, which focused on tourism.

Smart Island Forum to Push for Innovative Sustainability Projects

The European Parliament will host the 2nd Forum of Smart European Islands in efforts to engage and exchange with island stakeholders on innovative projects.

Tilos 1st Greek Isle to Run on Renewable Energy

The Dodecanese island of Tilos will be the first in Greece and the Mediterranean to run completely on renewable energy as of May 2017.

Tourism, Technology and Energy Top Greece-Israel Relations

Tourism, technology, energy and transport topped the agenda of talks between Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras, who was in Israel on Wednesday, for bilateral talks, with his Israeli counterpart Benjamin Netanyahu.

Aktina Travel Expands into Energy, Joins ‘Global Oil & Gas’ Event

Leading Greek tour group Aktina Travel announced that it will be participating as both an exhibitor and sponsor in this year’s “Global Oil & Gas Black Sea and Mediterranean” exhibition, to be held at Athens’ Metropolitan Expo on September 23-24.

Mckinsey Study: New National Growth Model For Greece

The Greek tourism sector contributed (directly and indirectly) some 27 billion euros to the Greek GDP in 2010 and could increase that contribution to 45 billion euros annually by 2021 through a series of initiatives and investments, according to the study “Greece 10 Years Ahead”...