Solar is growing cheaper than fossil fuels, especially for smart electricity consumers connected to smart grids. With help from the LIFE programme, Cyprus is learning to roll out solar photovoltaics in ways that save money for both households and utilities. The peer-reviewed journal Energy has recently detailed findings by George E. Georghiou and his team at University of Cyprus.Read More...[English]
The University of Cyprus, in collaboration with the National Network of Research and Technology (GRNET) and the University of Crete, secured a total budget of 1.014.785€ from the Interreg Greece-Cyprus cooperation program for the implementation of a research program called "Energy Saving in Public Universities with Data Centers"Read More...[Greek]
The 6th International Conference on Renewable Energy Sources and Energy Efficiency (RESEE2018) follows the five successful editions held in Nicosia (2007, 2009, 2011, 2013, and 2016). The aim of the conference is to bring together all the key stakeholders interested in renewable energy sources and energy efficiency to share and discuss advances and developments in this field. It is therefore aimed at assisting researchers, scientists, manufacturers, companies, communities and agencies to keep abreast on new developments in their specialist fields and to join forces in finding alternative energy solutions to current issues. The thematic areas of the conference cover all topics of renewable energy as well as energy efficiency in all sectors.Read More...[English]
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy was created in order to play a key role in research and technological development activities in the field of sustainable energy within Cyprus and at international level with the aim of contributing to the achievement of the relevant energy and environment objectives set out by EuropeRead More...[English]
Basking in more than 3300 hours of sunlight per year, Cyprus has the highest solar power potential in the European Union but currently imports most if its energy. An EU-funded project is helping the Mediterranean country better harness the power of the sun to meet its growing electricity needs and spur research and innovation linked to this renewable - and clean - resource.Read more... [English]
University of Cyprus and Aglantzia Municipality join forces to develop the innovative research project "HYBUILD"Read More...[Greek]
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy provides new classes of courses in the training program "Desgner and Installer of PV systems"Read more...[Greek]
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy was created in order to play a key role in research and technological development activities in the field of sustainable energy within Cyprus and at international level with the aim of contributing to the achievement of the relevant energy and environment objectives set out by Europe.Read more...[English]
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus (UCY) has secured funding from the program Balkan-Mediterranean 2014-2020. The “Balkan-Mediterranean 2014-2020” is a new cooperation programme that brings together five countries, three EU member states (Bulgaria, Cyprus and Greece) and two candidate countries, Albania and the Former Yugoslav Republic of Macedonia.Read more...[English][Greek]
FOSS has secured National / European competitive funding for research projects, amounting to € 14 million.Read more...[Greek]
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy, of University of Cyprus, receives significant funding from the European Union.
Aiming to enhance research and promote international cooperation in the sector of Renewable Energy Sources.
FOSS Research Centre for Sustainable Energy is contracted by JRC to undertake study on the future electricity grid of Cyprus.
Innovative Research by University of Cyprus PhD Student Wins Best Student Paper Award at the World's largest Conference for PV, 19th June 2015.
SolarPark Korea CEO Visits PV Technology Laboratory, University of Cyprus, 16th June 2015.
PV-NET International Conference "Promotion of PV Technology - Challenges and Opportunities", 8th May 2015.
Implementation of smart meter platform in the Mediterranean region.
A team from the FOSS Research Centre of Sustainable Energy of the University of Cyprus (UCY) has won the top prize at the biggest conference for photovoltaics in Europe, the 29th European PV Solar Energy Conference and Exhibition (EU-PVSEC) which took place between 22 and 26 Sep. 2014 in Amsterdam, Netherlands.
Mott MacDonald's Solar Energy Team has initiated an official collaboration with the PV Technology Laboratory of the University of Cyprus - one of the most recognised and respected academic teams in Europe with respect to real-time monitoring and operational analysis of a wide variety of PV installations (fixed and tracker systems, mono-crystalline, poly-crystalline, thin film and other high efficiency solar cell technologies) from a wide range of global manufacturers.
Lanitis Green Energy Group - CONERCON and the University of Cyprus PV Technology Laboratory strengthen their collaboration!