Greece switches its biggest islands to mainland electricity grid

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    Diesel power generators are being switched off in the Aegean, as Greece connects its biggest islands to the mainland electricity grid.

    The aim is to lower costs and carbon emissions, in line with Greece’s renewable energy target for 2030.

    Al Jazeera’s John Psaropoulos reports from Naxos in the South Aegean Sea.

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    In This Story: Greece

    Greece is a country in southeastern Europe with thousands of islands throughout the Aegean and Ionian seas. Influential in ancient times, it’s often called the cradle of Western civilization. Athens, its capital, retains landmarks including the 5th-century B.C. Acropolis citadel with the Parthenon temple. Greece is also known for its beaches, from the black sands of Santorini to the party resorts of Mykonos.

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