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In this page you can find answers to Frequently Asked Questions.

  • What are the responsibilities of the Transmission System Operator?

    The basic responsibilities of the Cyprus TSO is the operation of the Electrical Energy Transmission System and the objective management of the electricity market in the competitive environment, supporting and promoting at the same time the generation of electricity from renewable energy sources. The Cyprus TSO coordinates actions for maintaining continuity of supply to consumers for an  efficient, coordinated, safe, reliable, and economically viable Transmission System. In addition, the Cyprus TSO prepares a ten year plan, which ensures the long-term development of the Transmission System.

  • What is the relationship between the Cyprus TSO and the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism?

    The Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism is the Ministry responsible for managing issues relative to the Energy Sector. Thus, the cyprus TSO and all organisations and authorities active in the energy sector, are directly related to the Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism.

    Although the Cyprus TSO is an independent entity in legal terms and does not come under the jurisdiction of the Ministry, the Cyprus TSO and all electricity market participants closely co-operate and follow the directions and decrees of the Minister of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism, issued from time to time.

  • Which is the procedure followed for the connection of a Producer or a Consumer to the Transmission System?

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  • What is the relationship between the Cyprus Transmission System Operator (Cyprus TSO) and the Electricity Authority of Cyprus (EAC)?

    According to the Law regulating the Electricity Market of 2003, Cyprus TSO is the οperator of the Transmission System, which is owned by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus. The Cyprus TSO is an independent in legal terms Entity. The Director of the TSO is appointed by the Council of Ministers, whilst the Cyprus TSO staff is transferred from the Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

  • Whο is the Transmission System Operator (TSO) in Cyprus?

    The Cyprus Transmission System Operator is an independent legal entity of the Republic of Cyprus, established in 2004 after the decision of the Cyprus Government to harmonise with the European Directive concerning common rules for the internal electricity market. The Budget of the Cyprus TSO is approved by the House of Representatives.    

  • What is the Electrical Distribution System?

    According to the Law regulating the Electricity Market of 2003, the term ”distribution system” means the electrical distribution network operated at medium and low voltage. This network does not  include any equipment operated at a voltage equal or greater than 66.000 Volts.

    The owner and operator of the Distribution System is the Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

  • What is the Electrical Transmission System?

    According to the Law regulating the Electricity Market of 2003, the term ‘transmission system” means the system comprising the high voltage electric lines and substations, which are used for the transmission of electricity from one power station to a substation, or to another power station, or between substations and includes any equipment and apparatus.

    The Transmission System is operated by the Cyprus TSO and owned by the Electricity Authority of Cyprus.

  • Where shall the applications for connection to the Transmission Network and Distribution Network be directed, to the Cyprus TSO or EAC? Who is responsible and who issues terms?

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