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Vision

VISION

"To contribute actively to saving energy resources, protecting the environment and improving the quality of life"

OBJECTIVES

«Promotion of Renewables energy sources, sustainable transport, improve it energy efficiency and Contribution to the mitigation and adaptation climate changeor"

THE ENERGY AGENCY

The Cyprus Energy Agency is an independent, non-governmental, non-profit organization founded in 2009. The establishment and operation of the Energy Agency was co-funded by the European Commission through the Intelligent Energy for Europe Program and the Union of Cyprus Communities for three years.

The Energy Agency has become a point of awareness and awareness of the local community, while providing education and vocational training. It participates in research projects in cooperation with local, European and international organizations, contributing to innovation, research and sustainable development.

It strengthens the role of local authorities in energy planning issues by providing technical support for the development and implementation of actions to address and adapt to climate change.

It participates in the Cypriot joint venture that coordinates the Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship Plan of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for the Levantine Region (Climate-KIC RIS), aiming at education, networking and the development and promotion of innovative solutions for shaping an economy low carbon.

MANAGEMENT BOARD

The Energy Agency is run by a XNUMX-member Board of Directors, which consists of:

  • Union of Cyprus Communities (2 members),
  • Commissioner for the Environment,
  • Department of the Environment of the Ministry of Agriculture, Rural Development and Environment,
  • University of Cyprus,
  • Cyprus Consumer Association,
  • Cyprus Scientific and Technical Chamber,
  • Federation of Employers and Industrialists of Cyprus,
  • Association of Renewable Energy Companies of Cyprus (2 members),
  • Federation of Environmental Organizations of Cyprus.

ADVISORY COMMITTEE

The Energy Agency is advised by the "Advisory Committee" which offers its assistance and experience to the meetings of the Management Board and its technical support to the Agency's activities. The members of the Advisory Committee are the following:

  • Region of Crete - Energy Center
  • Technical University of Crete - Department of Environmental Engineering
  • Cyprus Chamber of Commerce and Industry (CCCI)
  • Union of Cyprus Municipalities
  • European Photovoltaic Industry Association (EPIA)
  • Agência Regional da Energia e Ambiente da Região Autónoma da Madeira (AREAM)
  • Cyprus Standardization Organization (CYS)
  • Cyprus University of Technology (TEPAK)
  • Cyprus Power Transmission System Operator (TSO)
  • Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC)