Ambassador Pyatt’s Statement to Press Launch of Alexandroupoli FSRU (Floating Storage and Regasification Unit) Port of Alexandroupoli, Greece

Tuesday, May 3, 2022 Kalimera.  Let me say what a fantastic honor it is to have this event here in Alexandroupoli be my final engagement as American Ambassador to the Hellenic Republic.  In 2017, I came to Alexandroupoli and we began a systematic effort on behalf of the United States government to lift our engagement ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks for the Atlantic Council Energy Report Panel and American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce Energy Committee

Athens, Greece April 4, 2022 As delivered Thank you Niko for the invitation.  Minister Skrekas, thank you for coming out early this morning.  Elias, it’s good to see you.  And Katerina, congratulations.  I agree with the vast majority of what you said so I’m going to keep my remarks very brief. I want to start, though, ... Read More»

Statement on East Med Energy Cooperation

U.S. Embassy Spokesperson Athens, January 10, 2022 At a time when Europe’s energy security is–more than ever–a question of national security, we are committed to deepen our regional relationships and promote clean energy technologies. The United States continues to strongly support regional efforts that enhance and promote cooperation and regional stability, including the 3+1 mechanism ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at “Energizing Greece” Official Launch

Ambassador Pyatt: "In the future, Alexandroupoli will also have a critical role to play in the energy transition.  We strongly welcomed the bold vision Prime Minister Mitsotakis outlined at Glasgow, where he talked about Greece becoming a hub for the transfer of clean energy in the Mediterranean, a leader in decarbonization of the maritime sector, ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at Ameresco Wind Park Launch Ceremony

Ambassador Pyatt: "We saw some fantastic examples of this last week in Glasgow, where President Biden unveiled several new programs, including the Clean Energy Demand Initiative, the First Movers Coalition, and the Agricultural Innovation Mission for Climate.  I’m very glad, Minister, that Greece is participating in many of these, including the Global Methane Pledge and ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Keynote Remarks at 6th HAEE Energy Transition Symposium

Ambassador Pyatt: "We strongly believe, as Minister Dendias and other Greek leaders have emphasized, that energy management should be an avenue for cooperation, not conflict.  That’s why the United States strongly supports Greece’s efforts to deepen its ties with Israel and Cyprus through the 3+1 framework.  We were proud to host the 3+1 Technical Working ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks: “The U.S. Perspective for Southeast Europe’s Energy Role”

Southeast Europe Energy Forum Panel American-Hellenic Chamber of Commerce MET Hotel, Thessaloniki  September 10, 2021 As Delivered I can be relatively brief, and let me just start by saying first of all, huge congratulations both to the Atlantic Council but also to our partners in AmCham – Niko,  Alex and everybody else – for what ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at The 25th Economist Roundtable with the Government of Greece 

Ambassador Pyatt: "The United States looks to Greece as an essential partner.  Whether it’s working to support the countries of the Western Balkans continuing to move towards Euro-Atlantic institutions, stabilizing the Eastern Mediterranean and leveraging the opportunities for energy, for economic cooperation, building on the vision which lies behind our 3+1 cooperation — and I ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at 5th Cretan Energy Conference 

Ambassador Pyatt: "I’m confident that the close alignment between the Biden-Harris administration and Prime Minister Mitsotakis’ government on climate and the green economy will create many more opportunities for U.S.-Greece collaboration in renewables, energy storage, grid infrastructure, e-mobility, and the circular economy.   Building on the strong foundation of our energy partnership, the sky is the ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at WINDMission Greece Conference 2019

Deree – The American College of Greece, Athens Tuesday, October 15, 2019, 10:30 a.m. Thank you very much!  Kαλημέρα. Thank you to The Voice of Renewables and the Hellenic Wind Energy Association for inviting me to speak this morning.  And a special thank you to Claudia and The American College of Greece for hosting this ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks Opening the Prometheus Lecture

Aikaterini Laskaridis Foundation March 4, 2019, 15:00 Good afternoon.  It’s wonderful to be back in this beautiful Laskaridis Foundation Library.  I want to start by thanking Rector Kotios and University of Piraeus Dean Sfakianakis for inviting me back to participate in this annual Prometheus Energy Lecture.  Special thanks also to Professor Aristotle Tziampiris for his ... Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s conversation w/Tom Ellis at Athens Energy Forum

The United States believes that geopolitical competition has returned to the Eastern Med, and in that context, we are looking for friends and partners. This trilateral is a very important manifestation of that, and we see the East Med pipeline as a strategically significant project. Read More»

Ambassador Pyatt’s Remarks at HAEE Conference

Hellenic Association of Energy Economic (HAEE) Conference 12:00 p.m. Wyndham Grand Athens Hotel May 3, 2018 Thank you, Kostas, I’ll speak from the podium.  I get in less trouble that way. Let me first say what a pleasure it is to have the opportunity to speak with some of my Ambassadorial colleagues who have been ... Read More»

Ambassador’s Remarks at Hellenic Association for Energy Economics (HAEE) Conference

Metropolitan Hotel, Athens, Greece May 18, 2017 As Delivered Good morning ladies and gentlemen. I would like to thank the Hellenic Association for Energy Economics and Kostas Andriosopoulos for inviting me to speak today on Greece’s energy sector, a critically important component of the Greek economy. I’m honored to be here with Minister Stathakis, former ... Read More»
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