Cyprus could process Israeli gas

Cyprus is weighing a proposal for a gas pipeline from Israel to the island, where it would be processed and exported by ship to Europe as Russia’s war in Ukraine compounds an energy crisis,


Threat of power cuts avoided

Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC) trade unions suspended strike action scheduled for Wednesday that would have caused power cuts after Labour Minister Kyriakos Kousios intervened. He arranged for unions to discuss grievances


Lights go out before Christmas

Open-ended scheduled power cuts will begin Wednesday following a Transmission System Operator (TSO) decision to safeguard the stability of the Cyprus grid during strike action. In comments to state radio CyBC, TSO


Energy grid held to ransom

Union-led workers at the Electricity Authority of Cyprus do not seem to have understood the free-market concept of competition. Instead, they are again manipulating the pre-election period to push through selfish demands


EAC strike could cause blackouts

The power supply could be endangered by electricity authority staff deciding to pull the plug on six out-of-date steam turbines at the Dhekelia power station that pollutes the environment. In comments to


Electricity bills deflate slightly

Cypriot consumers will see their electricity bills deflate slightly as a 2.2% reduction is expected on their December fees, as fuel prices drop internationally. In statements, the Electricity Authority’s (EAC) spokesperson Christina

Cyprus can supply natural gas to EU faster

President Nicos Anastasiades believes Cyprus could transport natural gas sooner to Europe if Brussels invested in constructing the necessary infrastructure. In an interview with Germany’s Die Welt newspaper, he argued the EU


Government blasts EAC strike as anti-consumer

Cyprus Electricity Authority staff staging a 12 hour-strike Wednesday were accused of exploiting the pre-election period at the public’s expense. Trade unions are protesting the government’s “unwillingness to hire the necessary staff

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