Sustainability of distribution networks to achieve the Energy Transition
EDA THESS was honored with the Award for “Sustainable Development of Natural Gas Distribution Networks” during the Green Awards Ceremony held in the framework of the Thessaloniki Metropolitan Summit hosted by The Economist.
The Annual Ordinary General Assembly of EDA THESS shareholders was concluded, approving the total management of the Company, the financial statements as well as the distribution of 19.5 mln € profits to the shareholders for Fiscal Year 2020. During the meeting, the General Assembly resolved on the election of the new Members of the Board of Directors.
The growth prospects driven by the implementation of the major investment program of EDA THESS was the central issue at the meeting held at the Ministry premises between the Deputy Minister of the Interior, Macedonia – Thrace, Mr. Stavros Kalafatis and the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras.
A meeting was held between the President of the Union of Greek Municipalities, Mr. Dimitris Papastergiou and the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras, during which issues related to the energy upgrade of buildings and the improvement of the environment with the further penetration of natural gas were discussed.
An honorary award was conferred by the HAF Squadron Commander, Lieutenant Colonel Mr. Georgios Tzikas to the General Manager of EDA THESS Mr. Leonidas Bakouras, in recognition of the substantial and effective work of the Company with regard to the completion of the connection of the Air Force (HAF) Headquarters to the natural gas distribution network.
The Board of Directors of EDA THESS approved the results of the first half of 2021.
The General Manager of the company, Leonidas Bakouras, talks to energypress about the ways through which EDA THESS managed to achieve a penetration rate of 64% in its Licensed Areas.
EDA THESS’ development strategy relies on investments in advanced infrastructure and natural gas technologies that render distribution networks crucial for decarbonization.
The contract for the disbursement of the funding of the program “Replacement of oil heating systems with natural gas systems in houses of Thessaly Region with a budget of 6,12 million euros”, was signed between the Minister of Environment & Energy, Mr. Konstantinos Skrekas, and the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras.