Poros to be Greece’s third ‘green’ island
Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis announced that the island of Poros will be included in the GR-Eco Islands sustainability program, following the islands of Astypalaia and Halki, speaking at the 28th Conference of the Parties to the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change (COP28), in Dubai on Friday.
This will be pursued in collaboration with the UAE's Masdar, one of the world's largest renewable energy companies, added Greek government sources.
The agreement for the funding of Poros' green transformation was signed by the Greek Environment and Energy Ministry and Abu Dhabi Future Energy Company PJSC - Masdar, at COP28's Greek Pavillion. It was signed in the presence of Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis and the president of both COP28 and Masdar, Dr Sultan Al Jaber.
Elaborating on why Poros was chosen, the Greek premier noted that it is a small...