Energy technology

New package of energy support measures ahead

The government will unveil a package of measures this autumn to support vulnerable households, families with more than three children and people living in areas of higher energy needs who are forced to spend a significant part of their income on energy, Environment and Energy Minister Thodoros Skylakakis said in an interview with the Athens-Macedonian News Agency.

Fire breaks out in residential East Attica town

A fire broke out in the seaside East Attica town of Artemida on Thursday morning and while it was burning close to homes in the residential area of Agios Ioannis, the fire service has brought it under control.

According to state broadcaster ERT, the blaze is still burning in an expanse of dry brush and weeds at the end of Ioanninon Street but is no longer threatening homes.

German Minister wants Sanctions for countries like Bulgaria

Countries that receive uranium (nuclear fuel) from Russia for their nuclear power plants should face sanctions, German Economy Minister Robert Habeck said on his return from a two-day visit to Kyiv, DPA reported. During his talks in Ukraine, the main issue, he said, was "the supply of uranium for nuclear fuel rods to Europe from Russia."