Greek Public Gas Corporation (DEPA) is close to a decision to lease a liquefied natural gas (LNG) tanker and moor it near the country’s sole LNG terminal in Revythoussa during the two critical winter months (mid-December to mid-February), as a precaution in case of energy crisis similar to last year’s.
It is expected that the lease will cost up to six million euros, which will be covered through a special supply security surcharge included in consumers’ gas bills. DEPA and Greek Regulatory Authority for Energy (RAE) will most likely reach a decision on the matter in the next few days, although it is entirely possible that additional storage space will not be used at all in case of mild winter.
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