METE SA, in cooperation with Horizon Mining (company of Copelouzos Group ), has already expressed an interest in entering into a lease agreement for the prospecting and operating rights for the lignite deposit at the lignite mine of Vevi, in the Prefecture of Florina, following a call for expressions of interest issued by the Ministry of Energy and Climate Change.  Following the developments in the Balkans in the energy sector closely, the company has, through its subsidiary established in Bitola, been expanding in the lignite mining sector and the metallurgical industry in general. METE SA has also obtained a prospecting license for the exploitation of quartz deposits in the Prefecture of Florina and it anticipates growth in this activity.