Symi is located in the South-east Aegean Sea. It has a population of about 2,650 people. During the tourist season, there are approximately 20,000 tourists on the island. Symi's main economic activities are tourism and fishing.
The main energy source is a powerplant using petrol engines to generate electricity. However, there also are renewable sources on the island. There is a ferry to and from the island, to get to Rhodes, it takes about 1 h and 12 h to Pireaus.
The island's population usually travels by bus, bike, and car. The main source of energy consumption is the buildings on the island, which consume a lot of energy for heating and cooling.
Clean energy transition
Symi has a plan for the transition from petrol to clean energy sources.