The construction of the pipeline that will transport natural gas to the Kardia substation, from Trikala, Imathia and the Main Pipeline of the National Network, was discussed in the first exploratory contact of the Public Gas Company (DEPA) and the National Gas System Operator, with the Mayors of Kozani, Eordaias and Amynteou, in the presence of Regional Governor D.. Of Macedonia George Kasapidis.
At the meeting that took place in the building of the Region in the SPA, The Governor stressed that the aim of the project is to supply the new High Efficiency Electricity-Heat Cogeneration Unit with natural gas. (ΣΗΘΥΑ) of PPC, at the Kardia substation, from where the District Heating will be supplied with thermal energy Kozani, Ptolemaida and Amyntaio.
The initial design envisages the completion of the project by its end 2023, however requested, if this is technically possible, the project to be completed one year earlier, in order from the winter season 2022-23 to be able to cover the district heating of cities. As Mr. said. Kasapidis, This is a large project and a parallel pipeline to TAP, which has the advantage of being powered by Natural gas from many different sources.
As Mr.. Kasapidis, in all local communities, through which the pipeline will pass, Information will be provided to the residents and the interested landowners, in order for the necessary negotiations to take place and for the expropriations. According to the Regional Governor, DESFA officials assured that no problems will be created and that they are willing to answer all questions and concerns of residents, for the benefit of the project, but also the local community.
For their part, the Mayors of Kozani, Eordea and Amynteou agreed in the coming days to meet with representatives of local communities and especially in the Municipality of Eordea where is the main volume of the project to inform citizens in detail about the obligations they will have when crossing the pipeline through their fields.
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