EastMed doubts dent Cyprus energy plans

Cyprus’ dreams of becoming an energy hub have taken a step backwards after Nicosia confirmed the construction of the EastMed gas pipeline is a longshot. In comments to state radio CyBC, newly

EU solidarity goes both ways

When Ioannis Kasoulides took the helm at the Foreign Ministry this week, one got a sense of assurance that Cyprus foreign policy would stay on track and in line with the rest


Wishing for a green Christmas

There was no surprise the government’s car scrappage scheme was oversubscribed tenfold, with more than 3,000 motorists jumping at the opportunity for a state grant to replace their old banger with an


Cyprus second largest dip in energy use

During the pandemic, Cyprus was among the top countries in the EU with the largest reduction in both primary and final energy consumption, according to Eurostat. Compared with the 2017-2019 average, primary

Cyprus resumes energy search

Cyprus has resumed searching for oil and gas after more than a year due to coronavirus with US energy giant ExxonMobil conducting appraisal drilling in block 10 of its Exclusive Economic Zone

EAC energy inefficiency

An article in the FT pointed out that in the UK, one recent study estimated that 54% of electricity supply is lost before power reaches the consumer because of the inadequacies of


Nemesis drill safeguards Cyprus energy search

Multinational exercise Nemesis 2021 took place in Cyprus’ exclusive economic zone (EEZ) to test safety and security procedures amid Turkey intervention threats around energy exploration. Aeronautical units and military personnel from Cyprus,

Sunny Cyprus toils to boost green energy

“We have 340 sunny days per year,” Georgia Mouskou said as sunlight streamed through her windows. “But we’re still not betting on renewable energies in Cyprus.” Faced with her skyrocketing electricity bill,

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