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Smart and sustainable island “Many things are
going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea

Smart and sustainable island - “Many things are going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea”

Nikolaos Komineas is one of the driving forces behind the carbon-neutral transformation of transportation and energy supply on the Greek island of Astypalea. In an interview, the mayor outlines his motivation and gives an insight into the details of the conversion.

Smart and sustainable island - “Many things are going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea”
“I was in the right place at the right time,” says “Nikos”, who can be seen here receiving the keys of an ID.4 from Volkswagen Group CEO Herbert Diess.
Smart and sustainable island - “Many things are going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea”
Smart and sustainable island - “Many things are going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea”
Astypalea is on the way to becoming a smart, sustainable island – with direct public involvement. For example, a decision was recently made to build a solar farm and a wind turbine.
We have to try things out and seize opportunities. Such as with 5G technology.
Nikolaos Komineas
Mayor of Astypalea
Smart and sustainable island - “Many things are going to happen for the first time, anywhere in the world, on Astypalea”
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