04 Apr '12, 11pm

Greece 2050 Green Energy Roadmap Key to Its Economic Recovery, Country Says

Greece 2050 Green Energy Roadmap Key to Its Economic Recovery, Country Says

Greece is confident that its considerable green energy goals and roadmap will lead it out of its economic troubles. Those plans, which include a €20-billion solar power initiative, are also supposed to lead it to 100% green electricity by 2050. Greece Wants to Become Major Solar Energy Player Lucas Papademos, who was speaking at a renewable energy and infrastructure development summit in Athens yesterday, said that he wants the country to become the EU’s largest exporter of green energy. Its Project Helios initiative is a big part of that, and is supposed to bring Greek solar energy from 206 MW of capacity in 2010 to 2.2 GW (2,200 MW) of capacity by 2020 to 10 GW (10,000) MW of capacity by 2050. Through this plan, Greece hopes to bring in €20 billion of investment and become a net solar power exporter . “No other OECD country has reduced its deficit by so much so quickly. ...

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