THE Hellas can leverage its high potential to develop a strong and competitive market renewable energy sourcesbut to achieve this goal stability in the market is necessary as well as a clear regulatory framework to ensure investor confidence in the long term, emphasized its CEO BayWa re of GreecePhilip Kunz, at the 4th Solarplaza Summit Greece which took place recently in Athens.
As mentioned in a related announcement, regarding the critical issue of energy storage, the head of BayWa re in Greece explained that it is necessary to secure revenue from all available energy markets (e.g. energy sales market, balancing market, provision of reserves) and for all types of storage systems. He also said that equal treatment should be ensured for both “pure storage” and RES-combined storage units. In addition, he added that it is necessary to establish a framework that will provide at any time the possibility of injecting or absorbing energy from the electrical network.
Mr. Kunz emphasized: “The Greek market has great potential, but at the moment it is characterized by great uncertainty. BayWa re has been present in the country for almost 10 years, and today it is developing 17 projects with a total capacity of 1.6 GW, believing firmly in the country’s perspective to play a key role in the future of renewable energy at European and global level. We believe that the ministry’s next steps will ensure a framework of fairness and transparency for access to the grid, and we are happy that we will be able to continue to we contribute with our worldwide experience and our innovative solutions so that Greece becomes the champion of RES in the near future”.