Cyprus planning first green bond

Cyprus could issue its first green or sustainability bond next year and aim to raise at least €500 mln, an official from the debt management agency told Reuters. Proposals for such a


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


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,

Cyprus wants nat gas in green transition

Energy Minister Natasa Pilides favours natural gas being recognised as a bridge fuel to facilitate its future use by Cyprus during the green transition from fossil fuels to renewable sources. On Tuesday,

Green, digital transition to revamp economy

Finance Minister Constantinos Petrides said the Cyprus economy would become more robust by going through the green and digital transition. In his speech at the Digital Agenda Summit held Wednesday in Nicosia,

Green recovery meets energy efficiency

Commission President Ursula von der Leyen’s ambitious recovery and resilience plan are doable, unlike many ideas, strategies and declarations churned out from Brussels in the past. The difference this time is that