Regarding an article in the newspaper KATHIMERINI for the extension of the operating time of the lignite units, PPC clarifies the following:
There is no change in the plan to withdraw the lignite units, as it has been presented since its December 2019 and is implemented normally. The decision of Gen.. Of the Environment Directorate of RIS for the operating hours of the existing lignite units refers to hours that will have been exhausted by the scheduled time of their withdrawal.
Specifically, the withdrawal schedule of PPC lignite units is as follows:
2021: Heart 3-4 (withdrew)
2022: Megalopolis 3, St.. Dimitrios 1-4
2023: St.. Dimitrios 5, Honey 1, Megalopolis 4
2025: Ptolemy 5 (conversion to VAT)