Costas Skrekas announced that the interest of the people for the new "I save – I am autonomous ", leads the government to speed up the procedures for launching the program. "Until the end of summer, we will announce the new even more targeted program, in our effort to reduce the environmental footprint of households and the financial burden of the family budget "noted the Minister of Environment and Energy, speaking to the NEWS.
The Minister of Environment explained that in the new program "I save – Autonomous "the following criteria will be taken into account:
- the age of construction of the building
- the percentage of energy upgrade
- the grade days – that is, the days of cold and extreme heat –
- along with income criteria, for the evaluation of applications.
"Through this important action we aim, also, in the fight against energy poverty ", write down.
Prioritization of underground cables
Mr.. Skrekas underlined that "we have made HEDNO a priority for the undergrounding of cables in areas with a high risk of damage or accidents during the winter and summer.. Why there may be a risk of blackouts in the network in winter due to snowfall or strong winds and respectively in summer due to fires.
We promote a project with an initial budget of height 200 million. euro, a large part of which we have proposed to be financed from the resources of the Recovery Fund. At the same time, we are accelerating the program of modernization and gradual digitization of the country's electricity network., with investments of amount 3,5 billion. euros over a decade ".