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EuroAsia Interconnector Cyprus-Crete-Attica link a step closer to implementation with EU funding

Financing request for €355 mln in EU grants submitted to ‘Connecting Europe Facility’ (CEF)
18 June 2019

Nicosia, June 18, 2019 – EuroAsia Interconnector, the official Project Promoter of the European Project of Common Interest (PCI 3.10) has proceeded with the application for a grant from European Union funds for the construction of the…

Land lease agreement paves the way for construction of the EuroAsia Interconnector converter station in Cyprus

Cyprus government signs 33-year lease agreement for the start of construction works for the HVDC converter station
06 June 2019

Nicosia, June 6, 2019 – The land concession agreement for the construction of the HVDC converter station for the EuroAsia Interconnector, which connects the electricity networks of Cyprus, Israel, Crete and Attica in Greece, with a transfer…

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European Commission and Cyprus authorities reiterate support for timely implementation of EuroAsia Interconnector as a Project of Common Interest
27 February 2019

NICOSIA, February 27, 2019 – The European Commission, the Cyprus authorities and the official Project Promoter have reiterated their support for the timely implementation of the EuroAsia Interconnector electricity interconnection linking Cyprus,…

2018

‘Quantum Cable’ to revolutionise global telecoms

17 January 2018

* 160Tbps super-fast fibre-optic subsea data cable to handle up to 60% of the world’s internet traffic at peak timeNICOSIA, January 17, 2018 – Global telecommunications will undergo a drastic and revolutionary change with the…

2017

EuroAsia Interconnector secures Cyprus government environmental approval

13 December 2017

The EuroAsia Interconnector, the official EU Project Promoter of the 2,000MW electricity interconnector between Israel, Cyprus, Crete - Attica, Greece and Europe, has secured Cyprus government environmental approval.

The supervising authority,…

EuroAsia Interconnector concludes strategic alliance agreement with Elia Grid

11 December 2017

NICOSIA/BRUSSELS - The EuroAsia Interconnector, the official EU project developer of the 2,000MW electricity interconnector between Israel, Cyprus Crete - Attica, Greece and Europe, has concluded a strategic alliance agreement with Elia Grid…

Address by EuroAsia Interconnector Chairman and CEO Nasos Ktorides at the European Parliament

06 December 2017

Mr Miguel Arias Canete, EU Commissioner for Climate Action and Energy

Dear members of the European Parliament and guests

The often-used phrase, “May you live in interesting times” is differently attributed to a Chinese saying to…