Greek energy policy probe raises concerns

More needs to be done to curb demand, promote renewables, says International energy agency

Greece must focus much more on improving demand side energy efficiency and cutting consumption if it wants to reduce greenhouse gas emissions, a report from the International energy agency (IEA) has concluded. Although significant progress has been made, such as by promoting public transport through the expansion of the Athens metro, "efforts need to be strengthened" to curb emissions, it says. Energy intensity in Greece is currently "a serious concern", it adds.

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