The Conference

The Public Power Corporation SA (PPC SA) organized, in the context of the 82nd Thessaloniki International Fair (TIF), the Strategic Conference:

Investment Οpportunities in Southeastern Europe:

Trends and Challenges in the Energy Sector

that took place on Saturday, the 9th of September 2017, from 09:00 to 16:00, at the Macedonian Museum of Contemporary Art, Thessaloniki International Fair, in Thessaloniki.

Under the auspices of the Ministry of Environment and Energy.

The Conference was organized in cooperation with the Thessaloniki International Fair and the Institute of Energy for South-East Europe. It was part of the official program of the 82nd TIF. Its goal was the illustration of investment opportunities and challenges in the energy sector of Southeast Europe.

The Public Power Corporation SA aspires to play prominent and leading role not only in the reconstruction of the energy environment, but also in development prospect. Through its imperative leading role in strengthening the competitiveness of the Greek economy, PPC SA aims to signal the foundation of investment expansion in order to maximize synergies and to upgrade the energy grids.

Additionally, it stipulates the promotion of Greece’s geographical location as an energy hub and entry point to the Balkans and Europe, and the opportunities presented by the dynamic transformations of the energy map in the wider region.

Conference topics included:

  1. Trends and Developments in the European Electricity Market
  2. SE Europe Electricity Market Prospects and Investment Opportunities
    • Production in SE Europe : Perspectives and Challenges
    • RES sector: Sources and Storage
    • Electricity Market: Investments and Funding Instruments

The Conference was implemented with the scientific support of the Hellenic Institute of Entrepreneurship & Sustainable Development according to certified quality standards and sustainable events management: ISO 9001, ISO 14001, and ISO 20121.

For more information, please contact Mr. Vassilis Kafiris, tel. 2106617777 (ext. 132), Mr. Dimitris Neofotistos, tel. 2105121021, email: and Mrs. Despoina Travlou, email