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EAC received the Gold Award for Protector of the Environment

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The Cyprus Electricity Authority was awarded with a Gold Award for Protector of the Environment, by the Cyprus Center for Environmental Research and Education (CYCPEE), after an evaluation of special criteria . environmental management”.

The EAC, it is added, “has now entered a stable trajectory to reduce its ecological footprint and its efforts exceed regulatory requirements, proving the Organization's responsible attitude towards the environment and society in general”.

Among other things, it is stated that in the context of the wider energy-environmental planning, it is expected, before the end of the year, that another 8MW PV park will be put into operation, whose generated energy will be included in the EAC's production mix, contributing to further reduction in the price of electricity.

Other actions that have also been completed or are underway include the installation of PV systems in EAC buildings, the replacement of all energy-intensive lighting in the vast majority of municipalities and communities across Cyprus with LED lighting, saving significant energy, the installation of PV systems in 405 schools pan-Cypriot and expansion of the network of electric energy charging stations (e-charge) with the installation of new systems for charging cars promoting electric mobility.

The organization, it is stated, “is committed and has proceeded with all the necessary actions to switch to natural gas, once it becomes available, which will further reduce the environmental of the footprint and the related operating costs, contributing to the containment of the price of electricity”.

“The specific award also reflects the alignment of EAC's environmental efforts with the wider strategy to ensure its sustainable development”, it is noted.

The publication of the first sustainability report, which has been posted on the Organization's website (www.eac.com.cy ), in the Sustainability category, presents with complete transparency the actions and results of the Organization in this direction.

Source: KYPE

Source: reporter.com.cy

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