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Cyprus Energy Agency

Country:
Cyprus
Address:
10 - 12 Lefkonos Street
1011 Nicosia
Cyprus
Contact person:
Savvas Vlachos, Director

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

CEA has become an information point for the local society, providing education and vocational training. It participates in projects in partnership with local, European and international organizations, contributing to innovation, research and sustainable development.

It enhances the role of local authorities in sustainable energy planning, providing technical support for developing and implementing actions to mitigate and adapt to climate change.

CEA also participates in the Cypriot Consortium that coordinates the Regional Innovation and Entrepreneurship Plan of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology for the Levantine region (Climate-KIC RIS), focusing on education, networking, and the development and promotion of innovative solutions for the shaping of a low-carbon economy.

Up to today, the Cyprus Energy Agency has participated in more than 40 EU/National co-funded projects that cover a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Sustainable Energy Action Plans
  • Building Capacity for public and private sector
  • Biofuel production from sea microalgae
  • Training and certification of installers and energy managers
  • Use of RES
  • Energy retrofit residential buildings
  • Energy efficiency of residential and public buildings and sport facilities
  • Training and active involvement of students and local society
  • Technical support for the implementation of energy projects
  • Ideation events, support climate innovators and much more
  • Youth employment – Green jobs
  • Sustainable Tourism
Support services:
Best practices, Consultancy/one to one consultations, Energy and material audit, Guides, handbooks, information material, Support in obtaining Environmental Certification and labelling scheme, Training
Resource expertise:
Energy, Waste
Sectoral expertise:
Construction, Office and administration, Other, Waste management and recycling

Other members

ADEME

Advance London: Circular Economy SME Support Programme

AIP-CCI, Associação Industrial Portuguesa-Câmara de Comércio e Indústria