Placing Cyprus on the Map of Green Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Nicosia, 22 August 2016 The consortium comprising Cyprus University of Technology (CUT), Chrysalis LEAP and the Cyprus Energy Agency (CEA) has been successful in its application to participate in the Regional Innovation Scheme (RIS) of Climate-KIC, the main European Initiative for Climate Change and Sustainable Development. Climate-KIC is one of the 5 Knowledge and Innovation Communities of the European Institute of Innovation and Technology (EIT), which includes well known European univer...
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Climathon is coming to Limassol

The Sustainable Energy Laboratory of the Cyprus University of Technology will be hosting Climate-KIC's Climathon, an event that will run simultaneously on the 28th of October in 121 countries. The aim of Climathon is to bring together the challenges of the world’s cities with the people who have the passion and ability to solve them. Following the recent reports in the local press (see articles in Phileleftheros and in Sigmalive), the challenge will be to find innovative solutions on how to p...
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Financing of Energy Retrofits

Dr Alexandros Charalambides will be chairing the "Financing & Funding"  Session of  the "Intelligent Building Europe" track of the European Utility Week to be held in Barcelona next November. The session will address how energy retrofit projects are financed - from public grants to private investments - and what instruments are available for the buyer. More details on the session can be found at the following link: http://programme.european-utility-week.com/hub-sessions-programme/intelligent...
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Collaboration for Building Integrated Photovoltaics

We are pleased to announce that the Sustianble Energy Laboraroty in collaboration with N.K NeoKypro Ent. Ltd. is tackling the first official photovoltaic façade installation in Cyprus at one of the University's buildings. The project itself will also endorse the use and installation of Building Integrated PhotoVoltaics (BIPV) and the promotion of nearly Zero-Energy Buildings (nZEBs). Assistant Professor Alexandros Charalambides, Director of the Sustainable Energy Laboratory of CUT will lead the ...
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Welcome Antigoni and Renos

The staff of the Sustainable Energy Laboratory would like to welcome the two new summer interns, Antigoni and Renos. Antigoni Tsiarta has received a BSc in Civil Engineering from Cyprus University of Technology on June 2015. After her graduation she did a 4-month internship in Switzerland through IAESTE program as a Research Assistant. Her research was focusing in material testing (slender elements made from high performance concrete prestressed with CFK fibers) performing fatigue, durabilit...
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Σπίτι στη φύση – Παρουσίαση ΤΕΠΑΚ

Οι ερευνητικές δραστηριότητες του Τμήματος Επιστήμης και Τεχνολογίας Περιβάλλοντος, παρουσιάστηκαν στην εκπομπή "Σπίτι στη φύση" στο ΡΙΚ1 την Κυριακή 29/05/2016. Μπορείτε να παρακολουθήσετε την εκπομπή στην ιστοσελίδα: http://www.cybc-media.com/vod2/index.php/component/jmsmusic/?view=song&song_id=8258
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Internship in “Multiple-criteria decision analysis”

There are currently two position openings for an internship at the Sustainable Energy Laboratory in the field of "Multiple-criteria decision analysis using artificial intelligence on energy related data", within the scope of the research project ENERFUND. ENERFUND is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme and poses itself the ambitious objective to enhance funding investments for deep renovation of buildings, working on three components: public awareness and trust, funding sche...
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PhD Graduation – Solar Energy Prediction

Dr Rogiros Tapakis successfully defended his PhD Thesis on Wednesday, 4th of May. His PhD Thesis was entitled "A Computational Methodology for very Short-Term Forecasting of Solar Irradiance and Photovoltaic Power Output". Rogiros started his PhD in 2011 under the supervision of Assistant Professor Alexandros Charalambides and the two external members of his evaluation committee were Professor Theocharis Tsoutsos of the Technical University of Crete and Assistant Professor Andreas Kazantz...
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ENERFUND – An ENErgy Retrofit FUNDing tool

ENERFUND is a European project aiming to develop and promote a tool for stakeholders to make intelligent decisions with regard to energy renovation strategies and financing deep renovation of buildings. ENERFUND is funded by the European Union’s Horizon 2020 programme and poses itself the ambitious objective to enhance funding investments for deep renovation of buildings, working on three components: public awareness and trust, funding schemes and incentives and trustworthy retrofitting opportu...
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