In the creation of an Energy Community for TOEB, The Region of Western Macedonia will proceed immediately, with the aim of reducing energy costs and greening agricultural production.
Today, Wednesday 25 August, The second meeting was held for this purpose, in the amphitheater of the Region, in the presence of the Regional Governor of Western Macedonia George Kasapidis, of the Mandated Advisor for TOEB issues Manos Thomas, of the President of the Photovoltaic Investors Association of Western Macedonia Antonis Siambanopoulos and representatives of TOEB of the Region.
The Regional Governor developed to the attendees the planning of the Regional Authority and the importance it gives to the irrigation networks and the TOEBs in the agricultural sector, whose main goal is to increase irrigated agricultural land in Western Macedonia, with sub-objectives:
- The maintenance of irrigation networks.
- The energy upgrade and independence of TOEB and consequently the reduction of energy costs of irrigation and the zeroing of the carbon footprint in the produced products.
- The construction of new dams and the creation of new TOEB and irrigation networks.
In this context, The proposal of Mr. was also presented. Kasapidis for the establishment and development of the Energy Community of TOEB of Western Macedonia, τονίζοντας παράλληλα πως μόνο με τη συνεργασία και τον ολοκληρωμένο σχεδιασμό θα έχουμε θετικό πρόσημο για την ανάπτυξη του πρωτογενή τομέα.
The President of the Photovoltaic Investors Association of Western Macedonia Antonis Siambanopoulos, presented to the representatives of TOEB the technical details of the proposal, while pointing out the benefits and requirements of this positive project for our Region.
End, It was decided to start the procedures for the establishment of the Energy Community with the TOEBs that already have relevant decisions of their Boards of Directors., while a deadline was given until next Friday 3 September, for the respective decisions of the rest of TOEB.