'This is a sellout': Anger as Greece approves power plant sales | Greece News | Al Jazeera

'This is a sellout': Anger as Greece approves power plant sales

Greece's Eurozone partners and creditors have ordered Public Power Corporation to share access to their abundant coal resources in the name of fair competition.

by

    Union leaders in Greece fear hundreds of jobs could be lost when the country's biggest public electricity company sells some of its power stations.

    MPs have already approved the sale, which is a condition of Greece receiving its third bailout from international lenders in August.

    Al Jazeera's John Psaropoulos reports from the city of Megalopolis on the Megalopoli Power Plant, a company which introduced electricity to southern Greece in 1970.


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    Interactive: Coding like a girl

    What obstacles do young women in technology have to overcome to achieve their dreams? Play this retro game to find out.

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    America's Guns: Secret Pipeline to Syria

    How has the international arms trade exacerbated conflict in the Middle East? People and Power investigates.

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    I remember the day … I designed the Nigerian flag

    In 1959, a year before Nigeria's independence, a 23-year-old student helped colour the country's identity.