The Member of Parliament SYRIZA PS. Π.Ε. Kozani Mr.. Kalliopi Vetta tabled a parliamentary question on the subject: "Great concern in the Regional Unit of Kozani for the investment plans in Lake Polyphytou".
In the question, reference is made to the history of applications for the creation of two very large photovoltaic parks by a private company and two smaller ones by PPC Renewables SA.. at Lake Polyphytou.
The specific investments create, on the one hand, major problems for existing productive and recreational activities, such as fishing, ecotourism and water sports, Secondly, burden the lake ecosystem while, end, questions are raised about the fact that development plans for the development of the area are not taken into account.
Subsequently, reference is made to the joint memorandum of the three mayors of the neighboring areas (Serbs, Velventou, Kozani), which points out the complete ignorance about the licensing of PV parks in Lake Polyphytou. Afterward, The content of the resolutions of the municipal councils that submit their objections to the specific investment plans is presented..
End, the following questions are asked:
1. How the objections of the residents and the institutions will be taken into account;
2. How to ensure the compatibility of the proposed investment plans with other development proposals (e.g. in the primary sector, ecotourism) submitted by local bodies for Lake Polyphytou;
3. The possibility of strengthening the participation of local authorities in the licensing process of such investments is being considered.;
4. How does the State deal with the issues of licensing of floating photovoltaics in relation to the ecosystem characteristics of the natural and artificial lakes of the country and the functions that are developed or are planned to be developed in them (e.g. fishing, recreation, tourism, sport) or around them and in the seashore zone;