Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras met with the State Grid President Shu Yinbiao, immediately after his arrival in Beijing.
The two sides discussed the possibilities for the course of the Independent Power Transmission Operator, as the Chinese Energy Giant is the strategic investor in IPTO since December 2016.
In addition, discussion revolved around a series of possible investment projects for which the Chinese company shows strong interest, in areas such as renewable sources, networks and the interconnection of the islands.
Finally, special mention was made of the EuroAsia Interconnector project, the submarine cable that will serve as the energy connector among Crete, Cyprus, Israel. A project that the Chinese side, through its participation in the IPTO and its role in the EuroAsia Interconnector’s overall planning, is exploring ways to proceed with and complete a great project for the entire South East Mediterranean region./IBNA