Cyprus’ power grid in trouble

A lack of desire and disregard have left Cyprus consumers at the mercy of hiking energy prices while the country’s grid is on the verge of crisis, say environmentalists. While consumers struggle

Natural gas power plant green-lighted

A long-awaited private natural gas power plant, adding to Cyprus’ energy capacity and helping to reduce CO2 emissions, is expected to be greenlighted after long delays. Larnaca District Officer, Odysseas Hadjistefanou, said

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


EAC €150 mln deal for nat gas power unit

Cyprus Electricity Authority announced a €150 mln deal with Greek firm Terna to construct a natural gas power generating unit at the Vasiliko plant. The authority said the “new, modern and efficient”

EIB funds cleaner new Cyprus power plant

The European Investment Bank has approved €76 mln to finance the construction of a new power plant outside Limassol by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus for cleaner energy transition. According to an