Article of EDA THESS to energypress.gr special edition for 2023
The established annual Excellence Award ceremony organised for the children of EDA THESS employees by the Unit of Human Resources in Thessaloniki and Thessaly took place in a festive and optimistic mood.
In full consistency with its Development Program, EDA THESS supplied Kastraki of the Municipality of Meteora, which is located at the foot of the "sacred" rocky complex of Meteora and has been designated, together with the entire area of Meteora, as a Natural and Cultural World Heritage Site by UNESCO.
Athens, 19 December, 2022 - Depa Infrastructure, an Italgas Group company active in natural gas distribution in Greece, today completed the acquisition of the remaining 49% of Thessaloniki - Thessalia Gas Distribution S.A. (EDA Thess) held by Eni Plenitude.
Ms. Maria Spyraki, MEP, Rapporteur of numerous legislative interventions on energy and New Democracy candidate for Thessaloniki, visited the headquarters of EDA THESS in the context of the working meeting held with the General Manager, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras and executives of the Company. Issues related to the EU Methane Emissions Regulation, the Energy Efficiency of buildings, renewable gases and the Sustainability of the Company and its Infrastructure were at the top of the agenda.
The critical importance of developing infrastructure that will produce added value in the present and in the future was the key focus of the General Manager of EDA THESS, Mr. Leonidas Bakouras, during his speech at the conference of voria.gr on "Energy crisis & Northern Greece: Challenges, opportunities and prospects".
Mr. Leonidas Bakouras, General Manager of the Natural Gas Distribution Company of Thessaloniki - Thessaly (EDA THESS), talks about the company's growth track despite the challenges of 2022, outlines the Company’s investment plan until 2026 and analyzes the role of natural gas and renewable gases in the energy transition.
With a view to further strengthening the effective cooperation and coordinated actions to cope with the energy crisis, EDA THESS organised workshops with the Technical Associations and Supply Companies (Distribution Users), to inform existing and potential consumers about the benefits of natural gas, the proper use of natural gas installations and the importance of EDA THESS infrastructure.
EDA THESS had a strong presence at the 86th TIF in a time of multiple challenges, due to the high energy costs and the energy transition
The agreement between EDA THESS and "Hydranthos" for the connection of the new Hydroponic Cultivation Greenhouse Unit to the distribution network of EDA THESS leads to a record high, increasing the distributed natural gas volumes by 17 million Nm3 annually. The strong investing activity in the Region of Thessaly serves as a catalyst not only for the growth of the broader area but also for the strengthening of the productive fabric of the whole country.