Decarbonisation of the Cyprus Maritime Sector – Overview

  In their efforts to reduce emissions to net-zero and create resilient maritime hubs, the British High Commission, the Cyprus University of Technology, the Cyprus Energy Agency and Chrysalis LEAP, co-organised an event titled “Decarbonisation of the Cyprus Maritime Sector”. The event, which took place at the Limassol Nautical Club, on September 24th, 2020 was held under the auspices of the Shipping Deputy Ministry of Cyprus. The event is part of the Net-Zero Emissions Resilient M...
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Our work on World Bank’s climate blog – Dr Th. Zachariades

Message from Dr Theodoros Zachariades, collaborator of the EIT Climate-KIC Hub in Cyprus and Associate Professor at the Energy, Environment and Water Research Centre of the Cyprus Institute. Dear colleagues and friends,   We started working on identification and assessment of green economic recovery measures for Cyprus a few months ago. People at the World Bank thought that our approach may be suitable for other countries, so they provided feedback and offered to host it in their b...
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«Γειτονιά Αειφόρου Κινητικότητας» στον Στρόβολο

One of our laboratory's many activities promoting sustainable development as captured by a local newspaper (text in GR). Την περασμένη Παρασκευή 18 Σεπτεμβρίου 2020, ομάδα κατοίκων των οδών Φειδίου, Στέλιου Μαυρομμάτη και Αντρέα Ζάκου, συμμετείχε σε ανοιχτό εργαστήρι στο Πολιτιστικό Κέντρο Στροβόλου, το οποίο πραγματοποιήθηκε στο πλαίσιο της πρωτοβουλίας για τη δημιουργία μιας «Γειτονιάς Αειφόρου Κινητικότητας» στον Δήμο Στροβόλου. Το εργαστήρι συνδιοργανώθηκε με τη στήριξη του Ενεργειακο...
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Hubs of Innovation and Entrepreneurship for the Transformation of Historic Urban Areas

  The Municipality of Nicosia and the Cyprus energy Agency participate as partners in the project HUB-IN (Hubs of InnovationandEntrepreneurshipfor theTransformationofHistoricUrbanAreas) which is funded by the Horizon 2020 programme. HUB-IN's vision revolves around promoting urban regeneration and revitalization of urban historic centers with innovation and entrepreneurship acting as catalysts, while maintaining the uniqueness of the cultural and social values that characterize...
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Decarbonisation of the Cyprus Maritime Sector – 24/09 @ 15.00

The Cyprus University of Technology and the British High Commission in collaboration with EIT Climate-KIC, invite you to attend a lecture on the "Decarbonisation of the Cyprus Maritime Sector". The event will be held on September 24th, 2020 at the Limassol Nautical Club between 15.00 and 17.30. The agenda is as follows: 15:00 – 15:30:    Coffee and Registration 15:30 – 16:30:    Lecture and Round Table Discussion with Ms Diane Gilpin, Smart Green Shipping, Ms Olivia Flynn, DfT Ma...
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e-KLIM.A. – Ημερίδα με θέμα τις καλές πρακτικές για τη κλιματική αλλαγή

Το έργο e-KLIM.A., με θεματική τις καλές πρακτικές για τη κλιματική αλλαγή σε συνεργασία με το ΕΙΤ Climate-KIC και το έργο Energy Communities – Energy Poverty, διοργανώνει ημερίδα στις 8 Σεπτέμβρη 2020 και ώρα 10:00 στην Βίλα Καζούλη (Λεωφ. Κιφησίας 241) Το πρόγραμμα της ημερίδας είναι διαθέσιμο εδώ.
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Training and Testing of a Single-Layer LSTM Network for Near-Future Solar Forecasting

by Naylani Halpern-Wight 1,2,*,†,Maria Konstantinou 1,Alexandros G. Charalambides 1 andAngèle Reinders 2,3 Abstract Increasing integration of renewable energy sources, like solar photovoltaic (PV), necessitates the development of power forecasting tools to predict power fluctuations caused by weather. With trustworthy and accurate solar power forecasting models, grid operators could easily determine when other dispatchable sources of backup power may be needed to account for fluctuations i...
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Review of the Renewable Energy Directive and the Energy Efficiency Directive

Υποβολή σχόλιων προς την Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή αναφορικά με τους χάρτες πορείας για την ανασκόπηση των Οδηγιών για τις Ανανεώσιμες Πηγές Ενέργειας και την Ενεργειακή Απόδοση English text follows. Η Ευρωπαϊκή Επιτροπή έχει εκδώσει χάρτες πορείας αναφορικά με την  ανασκόπηση των Οδηγιών για τις Ανανεώσιμες Πηγές Ενέργειας (2018/2001/EU) και την Ενεργειακή Απόδοση  (2012/27/EU and 2018/2002/EU). Οι  χάρτες πορείας είναι διαθέσιμοι στους ακόλουθους συνδέσμους : https://ec.europa.eu/info/law/better-...
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EuroSun 2020 – With 4 weeks to go, here are 4 great reasons to register!

  With less than 4 weeks until the online EuroSun 2020 conference start, here are 4 great reasons why you should register today! 1. An interesting, varied and dynamic technical programme With technical sessions in the mornings and afternoons covering a wide range of solar energy topics, there is something new for everyone to learn about. Posters will be on display for the duration of the conference, with dedicated time slots to video-chat with poster authors. 2. Speeches to ...
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‘What could Hubs — as Thriving Communities — do locally to trigger systemic change towards climate neutrality in their country and for Europe?”

An article written by Annalisa Spalazzi (@Anya_Spa) about the role Hubs have in the systemic fight towards climate neutrality. Annalisa analyzes "what- through the sensemaking interpretation — can make a “Hub” a Thriving Community, able to catalyse transformative change" and many more. For the full article click here. You can follow Annalisa on Twitter (Anya_Spa) to tag along the many adventures she goes through in the road of systemic change towards climate neutrality.
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