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COVID-19: What are the next day scenarios for the energy and industry sector in Greece

6 May 2020 Online Event

The Hellenic Association for Energy Economics, in cooperation with, is happy to host another Virtual Event, titled “COVID-19 | What are the Next Day scenarios for the energy & industry sector in Greece”.

The Covid-19 crisis has become a major economic crisis, which has been deeply destabilizing for governments, companies, and equity markets. In a worldwide level, the industry & energy sector are facing unprecedented challenges with a deep fall in consumption and wholesale prices.

As the pandemic constantly changes the needs of producers, companies & consumers with excessive speed, the Virtual Discussion will highlight how the Greek industry sector is adjusting to a world where consumption patterns are rapidly changing and where energy market is facing increased uncertainty as the country adjusts to a prolonged period of COVID-19 lockdown.  

Moreover, the Discussion will look at the banking system’s targeted measures, which will support the Greek economy, as well as at the initiatives of the Ministry of Energy that will strengthen the energy sector.

Topics to be covered:

  • The strategic plan of the Ministry of Energy that will support the consequences of COVID-19
  • The after-effects of the deep fall in consumption and wholesale prices
  • Is the Greek Banking system in the position to counter the economic impact of the Coronavirus, in the short and long-run?
  • How can the Greek Banking sector preserve financial stability and resilience for the future?
  • The new market & business needs; What are the implications for the Greek industrial sector?

Wednesday, May 6th, 2020

16:00 - 17:00 (EEST)

A virtual discussion with

Gerassimos Thomas, Deputy Minister of Environment & Energy, Energy & Natural Resources, Hellenic Republic
Vassilis Karamouzis, GM, Corporate and Investment Banking, National Bank of Greece
Athanasios Savvakis, President, Federation of Industries of Greece; Chairman, Hellenic Energy Exchange
Kostas Andriosopoulos, Professor in Energy Economics, ESCP Business School & Vice-President, DEPA


Dimitris Pefanis, Director,

The discussion will be held in Greek. After the end of the event the minutes will be available in English.

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