Energy policy

New era begins in energy efficiency for buildings

A regulation that came into force as of Jan. 1 ushers in a new era in energy efficiency in buildings in Türkiye.

According to the regulation, all buildings to be constructed larger than 5,000 square meters in size will be required to be B energy efficiency class and meet 5 percent of energy they consume from renewable resources.

IMAD notes decline in energy consumption in autumn

In September, most Slovenian companies expected to cut production by the end of the year in the face of the energy crisis. This has been reflected in electricity consumption, which was much lower last month year-on-year, said the Institute of Macroeconomic Analysis and Development (IMAD). The same goes for natural gas consumption in recent months.

Attica Region: Actions to save up to 60% energy

The Region of Attica places - as it emphasizes - special importance to the protection of the Environment and taking into account the conditions that have been shaped by the energy crisis, it is intensifying actions such as the energy upgrade of building infrastructure and the replacement of the existing energy-consuming sodium lamps with LED lamps.

Greek Dev. Min.: The Greek government’s support measures will be targeted

The Greek Minister of Development and Investment, Adonis Georgiadis, spoke on MEGA channel about the energy crisis and the support measures for households and businesses.

Georgiadis spoke about Russia's decision to close the gas pipeline, creating repeated problems for the European economy and energy.

Gas, electricity prices hiked

Natural gas and electricity prices have been hiked, authorities have announced, citing rising costs globally.

Electricity prices for households were increased by 20 percent, effective Sept. 1, the Energy Market Regulatory Authority (EPDK) said in a statement.

Under the new tariff, households will pay 173.5 Turkish Liras/100 kilowatts per hour.