CYPRUS RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

In Cyprus, electricity from renewable sources is promoted through subsidy combined with a net metering scheme. Access of electricity from renewable energy sources to the grid shall be granted according to the principle of non-discrimination. With regard to the use of the grid renewable energy shall be given priority. Grid development is a matter of central planning (Transmission Grid Development Plan 2007-2016 by the Cypriot TSO). CYPRUS RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

There is number of policies aiming at promoting the development, installation and use of RES installations. CYPRUS RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

ELECTRICITY

Support schemes

Cyprus promotes renewable electricity generation through a subsidy and a net metering scheme.

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Grid issues

In general, the entitlement of plant operators to grid connection to and development is subject to the general legislation on energy. According to the general legislation, plant operators are contractually entitled to the connection of a renewable energy plant to the grid without any plant operator being discriminated against. Furthermore, they are entitled to the expansion of the grid, if such an expansion is necessary to connect a plant to the grid. Plant operators are also entitled to priority access and dispatch of electricity from renewable sources.

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Policies

Cyprus has integrated the European Directives into national legislation. As Cyprus is a small isolated island, some measures are not feasible. CYPRUS RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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HEATING AND COOLING

Support schemes

 At the moment, there is no support scheme for RES H&C.

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Policies

Cyprus has integrated the European Directives into national legislation. As Cyprus is a small isolated island, some measures are not feasible. CYPRUS RENEWABLE INCENTIVES

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TRANSPORT – MOBILITY

Support schemes

 At the moment, there is no support scheme for RES-T in Cyprus.

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Source and more information on: RES LEGAL

Further information

  • Διαχειριστής Συστήματος Μεταφοράς Κύπρου (ΔΣΜ) DSM-TSO – Transmission system operator
  • +357 226 116 22
  • DSM website
  • info(at)dsm.org.cy
  • Ρυθμιστική Αρχή Ενέργειας Κύπρου (ΡΑΕΚ) – Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority (CERA)
  • +357 22666363
  • CERA website
  • info(at)cera.org.cy
  • Υπουργείο Εμπορίου, Βιομηχανίας και Τουρισμού – Ministry of Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MCIT)
  • MCIT website