In record time, since the initial announcement, Velestino was supplied by natural gas bythe Gas Distribution Company of Thessaloniki - Thessaly S.A. (EDA THESS) and the firstconsumers have already enjoyed its benefits.
A meeting was held between the Municipality of Larissa and EDA THESS, which was attended on behalf of Municipality by Mayor Mr. Kalogiannis, Deputy Mayor of Technical Works, Infrastructure and Civil Protection Mr. Soultis and Chairman of Municipal Council Mr. Tachos while on behalf of EDA THESS, General Manager Mr. Bakouras and Director of Development & New Connections Ms. Kalogirou.
EDA THESS participated in the 3rd Development Conference which was held between 11-12 November 2017 in Volos on the subject of "Planning the next 20 years in Magnisia Prefecture". On the second day of the conference, a speech was given by the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras.
A Special Achievements in GIS Award was presented to the Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki-Thessalia S.A. (EDA THESS) for the design, development and implementation of a new Geographic Information System. The award was given during ESRI World Conference that took place in San Diego, USA, from 10 to 14 July 2017, with over 16,000 participants.
On Monday 18.09.2017 the expansion project of the natural gas distribution network in the area of Nea Mesimvria is getting started, in Municipality Unit of Ag. Athanasios of Thessaloniki, in the framework of the implementation of Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki - Thessaly SA (EDA THESS) Development Plan, in order to be supplied with natural gas by December of this year.
The expansion projects of the gas distribution network in Lagkada, will be started in the next 10 days by Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki - Thessaly S.A. (EDA THESS), in the context of the implementation of the Company's investment plan, in order to supply the city of Lagadas with natural gas in this year's heating season.
The operating results of Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki-Thessalia SA (EDA THESS) for the 1st half of 2017 demonstrate company's intense growth path, which is also an operating model. This is the basic message emanating from Mr. Leonidas Bakouras, General Manager of EDA THESS and from company's executives during the first presentation to journalists regarding the company's progress, after the successful completion of its legal and functional unbundling.
The Municipal Authority of Rigas Fereos Municipality signed the natural gas connection contracts for the Municipal buildings in Velestino, at a meeting that took place with the Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki-Thessalia S.A. (EDA THESS). The meeting was attended by the Mayor of Rigas Fereos Mr. Dimitrios Nasikas , the General Manager of EDA THESS Mr. Leonidas Bakouras and the Manager of Development and New Connections Ms. Efthymia Kalogirou.
A Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the General Manager of EDA THESS Mr. Leonidas Bakouras and Mr. Andrea Stegher, Marketing Global Solutions Senior Vice President.
EDA THESS S.A. successfully participated in the 1st National Convention on Climate Change, that was organized on 09-10 June in Karditsa town by the Regional Union of Thessaly Municipalities, under the presidency of Mr. Georgios Kotsos, and co-organized by the Technical Chamber of Greece - Regional Department of Central & West Thessaly, chaired by Mr. N. Papageorgiou, the Technical Chamber of Greece - Regional Department of Magnesia, chaired by Ms. Nancy Kapoula, the geotechnical Chamber of Central Greece chaired by Mr. Konstantinos Kalogiros, and the Thessalian Studies Company chaired by Mr. Ioannis Kalles.
Under the sponsorship of the Gas Distribution Company Thessaloniki-Thessalia, as part of the Corporate Social Responsibility actions, the opening of a children's painting exhibition took place on Tuesday 30/5/2017 entitled "Driving safety through the eyes of children" organized by the Hellenic Police, in cooperation with the NGO "Alliance for Greece".