Greece to double coal output to reduce Russian gas use


Greece’s government says it plans to double production of lignite, or brown coal, in the coming two years despite the pollution it causes as Athens aims to reduce its dependence upon Russian gas. – AFP pic, April 7, 2022.

GREECE’s government said today it plans to double production of lignite, or brown coal, in the coming two years despite the pollution it causes as Athens aims to reduce its dependence upon Russian gas.

Greece depends upon Russia for 40% of its natural gas and since Moscow invaded Ukraine in February it has been searching for alternatives to ensure normal supplies.


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