March 1, 2018

Innovative renewable energy storage project, possible solution for Med islands

Cyprus is going to be a testing ground for an innovative pilot-project for community energy storage system (ESS) which aims to increase grid-connected renewable energy storage on the island and…

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Cyprus, Greece and Jordan agreed on renewable energy packet

January 24, 2018

Cyprus, Greece and Jordan agreed on renewable energy cooperation

At their first-ever trilateral meeting, leaders of Cyprus, the host of the summit, Greece and Jordan agreed on strengthening regional cooperation in energy sector, particularly in renewable energy. Cypriot President Nicos…

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Cyprus, schools, PV system, roof

November 23, 2017

With photovoltaic panels hundreds of schools in Cyprus will go green

Hundreds of schools in Cyprus will get photovoltaic system installed in the foreseeable future. The national Council of ministers has just approved a proposal that is seen as a big…

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October 20, 2017

EU gives Cyprus more time to close down landfills

Once again Cyprus is given additional time to close down the illegal landfills in Vati and Kotsiatis. Cyprus was faced with fines over the delay to shut down the landfills,…

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October 17, 2017

Work on Israel-Cyprus-Greece 1520 km electricity link to start in 2018

Work on an electric cable linking the power grids of Israel, Cyprus and Greece is to start in the first quarter of 2018 and is expected to last until 2022….

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June 30, 2017

Campaign against plastic waste on Cyprus’ beaches launched

Two initiatives for waste collection and recycling in the tourist sector have been recently announced in Cyprus, amid tourist season. Campaign to fight plastic waste in the country was launched…

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May 13, 2017

1.5 MW EBRD financed solar power plant in Cyprus goes online

A 1.5 MW solar power plant was inaugurated in Cyprus on May 11 as the first of five plants planned to form a solar power farm in Nisou just outside…

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February 22, 2017

Government of Cyprus to establish renewable energy agency

The government of Cyprus is planning to establish the renewable energy agency that will draft and implement a national renewable action plan. Legislation to enable this is in the process…

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January 20, 2017

Northern Cyprus ratifies energy agreement with Turkey

The unrecognized Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus has ratified an agreement with Turkey on the construction of an underwater electrical cable. The protocol, which includes cooperation in electricity, oil, natural…

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December 14, 2016

EU Commission tells Cyprus to clean-up waste management legislation

Cyprus must adopt and update plans in the field of the waste management in order to move faster towards a circular economy. Otherwise it will face proceeding at a high…

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