Cyprus Energy Agency

CEA works for a just, inclusive, and climate-resilient Cyprus, that is governed by the principles of sustainability.

Cyprus Energy Agency

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. It supports the Covenant of Mayors for Climate & Energy initiative, and it has a vision of a just, inclusive, and climate resilient Cyprus, governed by the principles of sustainability.

Up to today, CEA has participated in more than 70 EU/National projects that cover a wide range of topics, such as:

  • Climate change mitigation and adaptation
  • Energy efficiency
  • Just transition
  • Sustainable mobility
  • Energy communities
  • Renewable energy sources
  • Circular economy
  • Sustainable tourism
  • Education and awareness
  • Financing and project facilitation

CEA is also an active member of:

  • the Enterprise Europe Network, helping companies innovate and grow sustainably
  • Energy Cities, the European Association of Local Authorities in Energy Transition
  • EIT CLIMATE-KIC, the European knowledge and innovation community, working to accelerate the transition to a zero-carbon economy
  • EREK, the European Resource Efficiency Knowledge Centre aiming to support companies as they strive to become more energy efficient

CEA coordinates a 3.4 M€ funded project (EEA and Norway grants) on youth employment with 10 international partners. CEA also leads a contract for Project Development Assistance (funded by the European Commission) to be provided to the Ministry of Education, Culture, Sport, and Youth of Cyprus in order to trigger investments of 7.5 Μ € in upgrading 25 school buildings into Nearly Zero Energy Buildings.

Since 2022, CEA coordinates and supports four investments approved for funding under the National Recovery and Resilience Plan of Cyprus, to promote energy transition and climate adaptation in local authorities, to tackle energy poverty for disabled people and to mainstream the installation of publicly accessible EV charging stations.


CEA is managed by an eleven-member Management Board, the members of which are:

  • 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.


CEA receives advise by the “Advisory Committee”, which offers its assistance and experience in the meetings of the Board of Directors and its technical support in the activities of the Agency. 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),
  • Cyprus Union of 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 (CUT),
  • Cyprus Power Transmission System Operator (TSO),
  • Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC).


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