Guidelines for the simplification of the permitting procedures for small decentralised and/or distributed electricity production

Source: IEA/IRENA Renewables Policies Database
Last updated: 2 March 2018

The Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism has authorised through the Electricity Law (article 38-(1) and (4B) to issue guidelines to CERA (Cyprus Energy Regulatory Authority) in order to implement certain policies. 

  • Establish a framework for easier permitting of stand-alone PV up to 10 MW; 
  • the procedure of permitting should be easy and should involve interested parties to perform installations according to framework defined by CERA and notify CERA after the installation and operation.