COMPANY

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Corporate Identity


COMPANY REGISTERED SEAT

PUBLIC POWER CORPORATION S.A.
30 CHALKOKONDYLI St.
104 32 ATHENS


Overview of Company's activities


PPC is Greece’s largest electricity generator and the principal supplier of electricity in Greece.

PPC holds assets in lignite mines, power generation and distribution. Its power portfolio consists of conventional thermal plants (lignite, gas and oil fired), and hydroelectric power plants, as well as Renewable Energy Sources (RES) installations, accounting for approximately 60.6% of the total installed capacity in the country.

Specifically PPC is the first company in Greece to install RES (in 1982), and is active through its subsidiary company “PPC Renewables S.A.” (PPCR), with a portfolio of wind farms, small scale hydroelectric plants and photovoltaics.

In 2017, PPC’s generation of 32.6 TWh coupled with the 1.9 TWh that it imported, covered 56.7% of total demand. PPC’s energy mix comprised of generation from lignite (50.3%), oil (14.8%), natural gas (23.5%), hydroelectric (10.6%) and renewable energy sources (0.8%).

The nearly 7.2 mil. customers of PPC, consumed 86.7% of the total electricity supplied to end-customers in Greece in 2017.

The Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, often referred to as the “Interconnected System”, spreads over the mainland of Greece. The Ionian islands, along with certain Aegean islands in close proximity to the mainland, are also included in the Interconnected System, to which they are connected through submarine cables.

In the Interconnected System, approximately one third of the generation capacity is located in northwestern Greece, in close proximity to the lignite mines, which are the primary fuel source. In the last 3 years, two new, state of the art gas-fired plants were constructed, namely Aliveri V and Megalopolis V, in the southern part of the Interconnected System as well as the new hydroelectric power plant of Ilarion.

All remaining islands, which are referred to as the“Non-Interconnected Islands”, are served by autonomous oil-fired power plants. In most of the islands, demand is also covered by RES. The largest power plants in the Non-Interconnected Islands are located in Crete and Rhodes (with total thermal capacity exceeding 1,000 MW).

The following table shows selected PPC’s operating data for the years 2015, 2016 and 2017:

 

YEAR ENDED 31ST DECEMBER

2017

2016

2015

Installed Capacity (GW)

12,1

12,1

13,0

Percentage of total installed capacity in Greece (1)

60,6%

61,4%

64,0%

Net Generation (TWh) (2)

32,6

30,3

34,1

Generation market share (3) (average annual)

63,0%

62,7%

71,9%

Electricity sold to end customers (TWh) (4)

43,8

45,6

49,2

Supply market share (5)  (average annual)

86,7%

91,8%

96,4%

Customers (in mil.)

7,2

7,3

7,4

Number of employees on payroll

17.519 (6)

18.902

18.356

1.   If installed capacity of PVs household installations is taken into account the relevant figures are 59.5% for 2017, 60.3% for 2016 and 62.8% for 2015.

2.   Net electricity generation equals gross generation of electricity less energy consumed internally in the generating process.

3.   Generation market share is defined as the percentage of the electricity generated by PPC over the total electricity generated in Greece each year.

4.   Including domestic sales and exports.

5.   Supply market share is defined as the percentage of the electricity supplied by PPC to end-customers in Greece over the total electricity supplied to end-customers in Greece each year.

6.   Number of permanent employees on payroll, following IPTO’s ownership unbundling



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