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1. Heatwave pushes Cyprus' electricity to the limit

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/heatwave-pushes-cyprus-electricity-to-the-limit

As temperatures soar in Cyprus, the nation is gearing up for a significant spike in electricity demand, officials say....

2. Consumer protection urges photovoltaic market research

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/consumer-protection-urges-photovoltaic-market-research

The Consumer Protection Service of the Ministry of Energy emphasizes the importance of thorough market research for consumers considering the installation of photovoltaic systems....

3. Confusion clouds real estate policies in Cyprus

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/confusion-clouds-real-estate-policies-in-cyprus

In the current real estate landscape, confusion reigns supreme, even surpassing the realm of uncertainty, according to an op-ed written by Andreas Andreou, CEO of APS Andreou Property Strategy - Chartered Surveyors. ...

4. 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....

5. Over 3800 households apply for 'Photovoltaics for All' project

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/over-3800-households-apply-for-photovoltaics-for-all-project

According to data from the Renewable Energy Fund, 3863 applications have been submitted by households to participate in the "Photovoltaics for All" project....

6. President Christodoulides' candid year-one address

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/president-christodoulides-candid-year-one-address

In a televised address marking the completion of his first year in office, President Nikos Christodoulides highlighted the achievements and priorities of his administration. Emphasizing transparency and accountability, the President outlined the following key areas of focus:...

7. How to apply for the photovoltaic project for your home

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/how-to-apply-for-the-photovoltaic-project-for-your-home

The Greek Ministry of Energy has launched Category A3 of the grants scheme to promote the use of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Combined Heat and Power (CHP) systems in residential buildings for 2024-2025. ...

8. Government to receive €1.2B for green transition and resilience plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-to-receive-€1-2b-for-green-transition-and-resilience-plan

Cyprus is set to receive a total of 1.2 billion euros from the Recovery and Resilience Plan (RRP). ...

9. Businesses can now register for renewable energy funding programs

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/businesses-can-now-register-for-renewable-energy-funding-programs

Businesses interested in participating in grant schemes to encourage the use of Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Energy Efficiency (EE) are now able to register, according to the Management Committee of the Renewable Energy Sources (RES) and Energy Saving (EE) Fund....

10. Cyprus secures €40M boost for green energy storage

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/cyprus-secures-€40m-boost-for-green-energy-storage

The Republic of Cyprus has secured €40 million from the Just Transition Fund for energy storage facilities, addressing the inflexibility of its electricity system in storing excess energy from renewables....

11. Government's 'Photovoltaics for All' plan sparks debate on eligibility and funding

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/government-s-photovoltaics-for-all-plan-sparks-debate-on-eligibility-and-funding

The Government Grant Scheme for transitioning citizens to renewable energy sources and promoting energy-saving initiatives in homes for the period 2024-2025 is currently open for public consultation until January 19, 2024. ...

12. Cyprus redefines sustainability with new renewable energy grants in housing

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-redefines-sustainability-with-new-housing-grants

In an exclusive announcement, the Ministry of Energy, Trade, and Industry is reaching out to stakeholders for their input on the innovative ''Grant Scheme for Renewable Energy and Energy Saving in Housing 2024-2025.''...

13. Politics Blog: King Charles and Anastasiades

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/politics-blog-king-charles-and-anastasiades

I came across the news that King Charles had bestowed an honor upon Anastasiades, and I must admit, at first I felt a shiver, then I was suddenly engulfed by a wave of both national and emotional sentiments....

14. Nicosia Hospital powers up as photovoltaic park installation underway

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/nicosia-hospital-powers-up-as-photovoltaic-park-installation-underway

In a significant development, the initial phase of the photovoltaic park installation at Nicosia General Hospital, managed by the State Health Services Organisation (OKYPY)...

15. Stephanis leads the charge in €17.7M commercial venture

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/stephanis-leads-the-charge-in-€17-7m-commercial-venture

Alexandros Stephanis & Co Ltd is making waves in the real estate scene with a visionary €17.7 million mixed commercial and residential development....

16. Onasagoras: Ouzo diplomacy and halloumi hurdles

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/onasagoras-ouzo-diplomacy-and-halloumi-hurdles

In Erdogan's visit to Athens, Mitsotakis asked him - within the framework of Greek hospitality, of course - what they would serve him, and the Turkish President responded, "a small glass of ouzo and a piece of halloumi from the dead zone, thank you."...

17. Assessing George Papanastasiou's 9-month energy impact

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/assessing-george-papanastasiou-s-9-month-energy-impact

Last March, when the newly elected President of the Republic, Nikos Christodoulides, announced his Cabinet, one portfolio that drew attention was the Ministry of Energy....

18. 'Photovoltaics for All' scheme launches €30M fund

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/photovoltaics-for-all-scheme-launches-€30m-fund

The public will be able to start submitting applications on January 2024 for a scheme to install photovoltaics, dubbed "Photovoltaics for All", with a budget of €30 million, which is expected to correspond to 6,000 applications....

19. How Kotsovolos fits into PPC's master plan

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/how-kotsovolos-fits-into-ppc-s-master-plan

The acquisition of "Kotsovolos" propels PPC's transformation into an integrated provider of products and services, reshaping the retail electricity market. By securing "Kotsovolos," PPC gains the means to offer a comprehensive range of services, from electricity and natural gas to cutting-edge energy solutions....

20. 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....

21. EU seeks centralized energy storage solution

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/eu-seeks-centralized-energy-storage-solution

As part of the Save and Upgrade plan, only eight applications have been submitted thus far for the installation of home storage systems. It's important to note that these grants exclude new homes, which are expected to meet almost zero energy consumption standards....

22. Cyprus' 'Photovoltaics for All' cuts electricity costs by 50%

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-photovoltaics-for-all-cuts-electricity-costs-by-50

In a bold move to expedite the transition to green energy, the Ministry of Energy is gearing up to unveil a groundbreaking solar energy production initiative that promises to reshape the balance between conventional and green energy sources....

23. Cyprus struggles with renewable energy and storage gap

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/cyprus-struggles-with-renewable-energy-and-storage-gap

Only 15% of Cyprus' total energy production comes from Renewable Energy Sources (RES), highlighting the country's significant lag in this sector....

24. Overcoming obstacles in Cyprus' green transition

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/overcoming-obstacles-in-cyprus-green-transition

Undoubtedly, the fact that it no longer requires a building permit as a prerequisite for installing a photovoltaic system on residential roofs could be characterized as a positive development in our long-standing effort to turn towards green development....

25. The real estate industry's crucial turning point

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/the-real-estate-industry-s-crucial-turning-point

The European Parliament recently approved a new bill that aims to tackle climate change by reducing carbon emissions. This new legislation has significant implications for the property markets in Cyprus and Greece, where there is a large stock of buildings over 30 years old and requiring energy upgrades....

26. Lawmakers discuss special energy plans for refugees and large families

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/news/lawmakers-discuss-special-energy-plans-for-refugees-and-large-families

Lawmakers in Cyprus are urging relevant agencies to create two special plans for the installation of photovoltaics, energy-saving, and subsidizing electric mobility for refugees and large families....

27. Why does the EAC block the installation of solar panels?

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/why-does-the-eac-block-the-installation-of-solar-panels

"The weaker the government, the stronger the bureaucracy," said the French anthropologist Gustave Le Bon. And he didn't say it by accident....

28. 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....

29. Greece at the forefront of cutting-edge photovoltaics

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/business/greece-at-the-forefront-of-cutting-edge-photovoltaics

The world’s first factory to produce the new third-generation photovoltaics, which can deliver electricity from almost anywhere the sun shines, will be created in Thessaloniki, northern Greece, as part of a major European project....

30. Nikos Christodoulides’ program for the next five years

https://knews.kathimerini.com.cy/en/comment/opinion/nikos-christodoulides-program-for-the-next-five-years

Cypriots will go to the polls on February 5 to elect the 8th President of the Republic. The campaign began very early compared to previous elections and will intensify during the remaining few weeks. ...

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