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1. 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. ...

2. 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....

3. 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......

4. 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....

5. Zero-emission buildings by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/zero-emission-buildings-by-2030

In a bid to combat climate change, the European Parliament has approved a plan to make buildings more energy-efficient and eco-friendly. The revised Energy Performance of Buildings Directive,...

6. Putin's blackmail fails to halt green transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/putin-s-blackmail-fails-to-halt-green-transition

Ursula von der Leyen, the president of the European Commission, stated on Tuesday that Vladimir Putin's attempts at "blackmail" have backfired, hastening the EU's shift toward green energy. ...

7. Over 1,000 tons of discarded tires pile up across Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-1-000-tons-of-discarded-tires-pile-up-across-cyprus

Today, more than 1,000 tons of tires lie scattered in open spaces throughout Cyprus, posing a significant problem for the environment and public health....

8. Themis Themistocleous signals potential 2024 interest rate cut

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/themis-themistocles-signals-potential-2024-interest-rate-cut

In their ''Year Ahead 2024'' forecast, analysts at Swiss financial giant UBS anticipate a slowdown in the strength of the US economy throughout 2023. ...

9. €16 billion in energy investments for 2021-2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/€16-billion-in-energy-investments-for-2021-2030

Cyprus' investment footprint in the energy sector is small but not insignificant, with expected investments in the sector amounting to over €16 billion for the decade 2021-2030, experts said at the third and fourth sessions of the 11th energy symposium, organised by FMW and the Institute of Energy of South East Europe in Nicosia on Tuesday....

10. Assessing the dual impact of government's support measures

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assessing-the-dual-impact-of-government-s-support-measures

Recent days have witnessed crucial discussions surrounding measures to support households and businesses, a pressing necessity given the prevailing circumstances....

11. Cyprus could meet 40% of its energy needs through solar power by 2030

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-could-meet-40-of-it-energy-needs-through-solar-power-by-2030

Cyprus is on track to meet 40% of its energy needs through solar power by 2030, according to Francesco La Camera, the Director-General of the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA)....

12. Middle East turmoil shifts energy and diplomatic priorities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/middle-east-turmoil-shifts-energy-and-diplomatic-priorities

The tumultuous situation in the Middle East, prompted by Hamas's aggressive attack on Israel and Tel Aviv's military response, is reshaping the priorities of the Netanyahu government and the balance in the South-Eastern Mediterranean....

13. Europe grapples with alarming air pollution crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/europe-grapples-with-alarming-air-pollution-crisis

Europe is currently in the throes of a severe public health emergency, marked by dangerously high levels of air pollution prevalent across nearly all regions of the continent. ...

14. Arrest of UK researcher for spying fuels UK's China policy reevaluation

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/arrest-of-uk-researcher-for-spying-fuels-uk-s-china-policy-reevaluation

The arrest of a British parliamentary researcher on suspicion of spying for China has reignited a fierce debate about the future of the United Kingdom’s relationship with Beijing....

15. Cyprus boosts energy sector with €104m revamp

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-boosts-energy-sector-with-€104m-revamp

The Republic of Cyprus has submitted a revised Recovery and Resilience Plan to the European Commission, incorporating the REPower EU chapter with an additional allocation of €104 million....

16. Greece's wildfire crisis: Severity and root cause

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/greece-s-wildfire-crisis-severity-and-root-cause

Roaring fires have ripped through Greece, belching thick clouds of choking smoke and forcing tens of thousands of people to flee....

17. Tourism to drop by 10% in the Mediterranean

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/tourism-to-drop-by-10-in-the-mediterranean

According to tourism agencies and experts, the high summer temperatures in Southern Europe could permanently change tourist habits, with more travelers choosing more relaxed destinations or taking their vacations in spring or autumn to avoid excessive heat. ...

18. Cyprus changes tack with plan for gas link to Israel

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-changes-tack-with-plan-for-gas-link-to-israel

Cyprus hopes to develop plans for a pipeline linking it to Israel's east Mediterranean gas fields during talks which start next month, the island's top energy official told Reuters...

19. California: Electricity bills based on your paycheck

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/california-electricity-bills-based-on-your-paycheck

Most of the time, what you pay for electricity or water or gas depends on how much you use. Leave the air conditioner and the lights on all night, and your electricity bill will spike. Take long, relaxing bubble baths every day, and your water bill will climb....

20. Cyprus exits enhanced surveillance ten years after crisis

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-exits-enhanced-surveillance-ten-years-after-financial-crisis

Ten years after the financial crisis Cyprus has exited the European Commission’s excessive imbalances procedure (EIP), on the basis of EU documents issued under the spring package of the 2023 European Semester...

21. Limassol hosts desalination conference

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/limassol-hosts-desalination-conference

'Desalination for the Environment, Clean Water and Energy conference and exhibition' begins Tuesday in Limassol with the participation of more than 300 delegates from around the world and 30 exhibitors...

22. Criticism grows as Europe pushes to restrict cars in cities

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/criticism-grows-as-europe-pushes-to-restrict-cars-in-cities

In an effort to ease traffic congestion and curb greenhouse gas emissions causing climate change, municipalities from Barcelona to Brussels have embarked on what has been called a “transportation revolution.”...

23. EU's natural gas consumption drops by 19.3%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-s-natural-gas-consumption-drops-by-19-3

The EU consumption of natural gas has dropped by 19.3% in the period August 2022 - January 2023, compared with the average gas consumption for the same months (August - January) between 2017 and 2022, according to information from member state official sources and reported by Eurostat, the statistical service of the EU....

24. Pilides: Government to push for more home solar panel installations

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/pilides-government-to-push-for-more-home-solar-panel-installations

The Government does not intend to stop the measure that encourages the installation of solar panels in homes, but to enhance it, the Minister of Energy, Trade and Industry Natasa Pilides pointed out on Friday....

25. The red warning from the beaches of Protaras

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/the-red-warning-from-the-beaches-of-protaras

First and foremost, let me state that I am not an environmental expert. As an active citizen, I am recording my concerns about the changes brought about by climate change...

26. Electric charging points in Nicosia unveiled today

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/electric-charging-points-in-nicosia-unveiled-today

The promotion of electric vehicle charging infrastructure will create the green and sustainable cities and communities of tomorrow said the Minister of Transport, Communications and Works, Yiannis Karousos,...

27. First LNG tanker from US arrives in Germany

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/first-lng-tanker-from-us-arrives-in-germany

The first regular shipment of liquefied natural gas from the United States arrived in Germany on Tuesday, part of a wide-reaching effort to help the country replace energy supplies it previously received from Russia....

28. Humanity hits eight billion mark

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/humanity-hits-eight-billion-mark

A baby born somewhere on Tuesday will be the world's eight billionth person, according to a projection by the United Nations....

29. Petrides: 'We will not impose new fuel taxes'

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/petrides-we-will-not-impose-new-fuel-taxes

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides stated that no new fuel taxes will be imposed, an obligation that should be met by the end of the year....

30. EU countries approve energy windfall levies, turn to gas price cap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-countries-approve-energy-windfall-levies-turn-to-gas-price-cap

European Union countries agreed on Friday to impose emergency levies on energy firms’ windfall profits and began talks on their next move to tackle Europe’s energy crunch – possibly a bloc-wide gas price cap....

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