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.
The fruitful cooperation between the National Transmission System Operator and the Distribution Company was the main topic raised in the meeting held at the Company’s premises between the CEO of DESFA, Mrs Maria Rita Galli and the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras.
EDA THESS recognizes as key components of its business identity, the optimization of its operations to provide a high level of services, the assurance of the operational independence in the full range of its activities and the enhancement of the cooperation with stakeholders.
According to the approved Development Program 2021 - 2025 of EDA THESS, investments of € 10 million for the next five years are foreseen in the Municipality of Volos that concern construction works for the expansion and reinforcement of the gas distribution network and the connection of new consumers.
At the core of EDA THESS development strategy lies the implementation of best practices, in full compliance with the principles of Sustainable Development that are expanded to the whole range of its activities. The Company aims to offer added value to all stakeholders while saving energy resources for the next generations.