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1. ''Government'' moves to license casino at controversial airport

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-moves-to-license-casino-at-controversial-airport

The ''government'' in the Turkish-occupied northern part of Cyprus is reportedly moving forward with plans to grant a ''license to operate'' a casino within the controversial Tympou airport, according to the local newspaper Avroupa....

2. US fund eyes investment in Greece-Cyprus-Israel sea link

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/us-fund-eyes-investment-in-greece-cyprus-israel-sea-link

The US sovereign wealth fund, SWF, is keen on joining the Greece-Cyprus-Israel Great Sea Interconnector project. ADMIE, the Transmission System Operator for the Hellenic Electricity Transmission System, confirmed SWF's interest, which could involve funding or loans....

3. ''Cyprus has the potential to become a model of sustainability in Europe''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-has-the-potential-to-become-a-model-of-sustainability-in-europe

In a recent interview during the first-ever Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held at the Hilton in Nicosia, environmental economist and sustainability advocate, Professor Cameron Hepburn, delved into the pressing need for Cyprus to embrace a green transition...

4. Dr. Hepburn: ''Cyprus has the dirtiest and most expensive grid in the EU''

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/dr-hepburn-cyprus-has-the-dirtiest-and-most-expensive-grid-in-the-eu

During his presentation at the Green Agenda Cyprus Summit held today at the Hilton Nicosia, Professor of Environmental Economics at the University of Cyprus, Cameron Hepburn, discussed Cyprus' energy transition and its decoupling from fossil fuels to achieve zero emissions and protect the environment. ...

5. Parliament cancels smart meter contract to save EU funds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/parliament-cancels-smart-meter-contract-to-save-eu-funds

The Cypriot Parliament has unanimously accepted the President's referral of a law passed on April 25 that exempts innovative small and medium-sized......

6. Cypriot maritime leader honored with IMO Gender Equality Award

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cypriot-maritime-leader-honored-with-imo-gender-equality-award

Despina Panayiotou Theodosiou has been honored with the International Maritime Organization (IMO) Gender Equality Award for her outstanding contributions to promoting gender equality and women's empowerment in the maritime industry. ...

7. Electrocution of vultures sparks concern

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electrocution-of-vultures-sparks-concern

Environmental groups and wildlife experts are upset about vultures getting electrocuted in Cyprus. They're urging the EAC to do something about it....

8. Polish security uncovers bugging devices ahead of Ministerial meeting

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/polish-security-uncovers-bugging-devices-ahead-of-ministerial-meeting

Polish security agencies uncovered surveillance devices in a meeting room scheduled for use by ministers on Tuesday, heightening concerns over potential espionage activities....

9. Few coal plants to survive stricter US regulations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/experts-predict-few-coal-plants-to-survive-stricter-us-regulations

New climate rules imposed by Joe Biden’s administration requiring huge cuts in carbon pollution from coal-fired power plants will accelerate the decline of an industry that until recently provided most of America’s power, experts say, potentially even dealing a death blow to coal in the US....

10. EAC chairman George Petrou dives into energy storage advancements

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eac-chairman-george-petrou-dives-into-energy-storage-advancements

George Petrou, the newly appointed chairman of the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), faces a daunting task as he takes the helm during a turbulent......

11. Minister stands against early fees for Great Sea Interconnector

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/minister-stands-against-early-fees-for-great-sea-interconnector

Cypriot electricity consumers should not be burdened with a surcharge before the operation of the electricity interconnector linking Greece and Cyprus and the consequent reduction of electricity costs, Minister of Energy, Commerce and Industry George Papanastasiou said on Monday....

12. Wind and solar could power Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East by 2050

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/wind-and-solar-could-power-eastern-mediterranean-and-middle-east-by-2050

The significant potential and great potential of wind and solar energy in the Eastern Mediterranean and Middle East (EMME) region up to 2050 is revealed......

13. Europe's heat-related deaths surge by 30% in 20 years, report finds

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-s-heat-related-deaths-surge-by-30-in-20-years-report-finds

Scorching weather has baked Europe in more days of “extreme heat stress” than its scientists have ever seen....

14. Cyprus struggles as 70% of green power goes to waste

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-as-70-of-green-power-goes-to-waste

In a pivotal discussion held yesterday by the Parliamentary Committee on Energy, Trade, Industry, and Tourism, the pressing issue of energy storage from renewable sources and hydrogen took center stage....

15. Tensions mount over 'Great Sea Interconnector'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/tensions-mount-over-great-sea-interconnector

The Greek Energy Minister, Theodoros Skylakakis, expressed frustration at the Delphi Economic Forum regarding the tactics employed by the Cypriot government concerning the final investment decision on the Great Sea Interconnector power cable. ...

16. Electricity bills to rise by 2.5% in April

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/electricity-bills-to-rise-by-2-5-in-april

An increase of 2.5% is expected in electricity bills for April compared to March. Christina Papadopoulou, the Press Spokeswoman for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), explained to...

17. Cyprus faces electricity market struggles amid smart meter setback

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-faces-electricity-market-struggles-amid-smart-meter-setback

Cyprus faces significant hurdles in its electricity sector, notably in establishing a fair and competitive market. This impacts consumer choice of suppliers and efforts to transition to cleaner energy sources at home....

18. Suspect nabbed in high-stakes cable heist

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/suspect-nabbed-in-high-stakes-cable-heist

Authorities have cracked down on a brazen cable theft operation, culminating in the arrest of a 33-year-old suspect from Limassol, thrusting the sleepy village of Kandou into the spotlight of criminal intrigue. ...

19. Cyprus' industrial output soars with 4.2% surge

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-industrial-output-soars-with-4-2-surge

Cyprus’ Industrial Production Index surged to 99.5 units (base year 2021=100), marking an annual increase of 4.2% compared to the same period in 2023, according to data released on Thursday by the Statistical Service of Cyprus. ...

20. Illegal photovoltaic systems threaten Cyprus' electricity grid

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/illegal-photovoltaic-systems-threaten-cyprus-electricity-grid

In a recent interview on SPOR FM, Christina Papadopoulou, the spokesperson for the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC), addressed concerns over the proliferation of illegal photovoltaic systems installed by individuals in homes....

21. Government implements measures to alleviate rising prices

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-implements-measures-to-alleviate-rising-prices

In response to concerns over price hikes, the government has unveiled a set of targeted and broad-ranging measures aimed at alleviating financial strain for citizens. ...

22. Finance Ministry to shield vulnerable homes from price hikes

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/finance-ministry-to-shield-vulnerable-homes-from-price-hikes

The forthcoming measures are set to target specific areas, not just spread thinly across the board, in the fight against rising prices....

23. Government mulls support extension amidst rising costs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-mulls-support-extension-amidst-rising-costs

The Council of Ministers convenes on Thursday for an extraordinary session to approve a new package of targeted measures to alleviate pressures from price hikes....

24. Cyprus aims for Vasilikos LNG terminal completion by 2024

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-aims-for-vasilikos-lng-terminal-completion-by-2024

Cyprus aims to complete construction of the Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) terminal in Vasilikos by the end of 2024, according to Energy Minister George Papanastasiou on Monday....

25. Chinese Ambassador stresses cooperation for Vasiliko LNG success

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/chinese-ambassador-stresses-cooperation-for-vasiliko-lng-success

The main body of the Vassiliko LNG project could be completed at the end of 2024 or early in 2025, as long as various parties can truly work together with......

26. UN's silent visit leaves Cyprus guessing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/un-s-silent-visit-leaves-cyprus-guessing

Maria Angela Olguín Cuellar kept her cards close to her chest, according to the "briefing" from the Presidential Palace......

27. EAC fined €28,000 for employee's death

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/eac-fined-€28-000-for-employee-s-death

The Larnaca District Court has handed down a fine of €28,000 to the Cyprus Electricity Authority for violations of safety and health regulations, resulting in the death of one of its employees and posing risks to others....

28. Greek and Cypriot banks forge partnerships for regional infrastructure projects

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greek-and-cypriot-banks-forge-partnerships-for-regional-infrastructure-projects

The Cypriot banking sector is poised to support significant projects with regional geopolitical implications....

29. High-Level consortium official to visit Cyprus amid LNG terminal project stalemate

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/high-level-consortium-official-to-visit-cyprus-amid-lng-terminal-project-stalemate

A senior official from the consortium responsible for the construction of the liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal at Vassilikos is expected to visit Cyprus this week, announced George Papanastasiou...

30. Energy Minister calls for EU 'solar bank' to energize solar industry

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/energy-minister-calls-for-eu-solar-bank-to-energize-solar-industry

In a proposal during the EU Council of Transport, Telecommunications, and Energy yesterday, Cypriot Minister of Energy, Commerce, and Industry George Papanastasiou...

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