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2024

The H2020 Smart5Grid project opens new research pathways for innovations in digitalization of the power grids via 5G communication technology

In April 2024, the conclusion of the Innovation project Smart5Grid (Demonstration of 5G solutions for SMART energy GRIDs of the future), funded by the EU Horizon 2020 program, marked the beginning of exciting new possibilities for the digitalization of the electrical and power grid sector. By leveraging the advancements in wireless communication networks, such as […]

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Intelligent technologies for facilitating the green and digital transition of buildings in Cyprus

According to European Commission, buildings are responsible for approximately 40% of energy consumption and 36% of greenhouse gas emissions, which mainly result from construction, usage (through lighting, heating, and cooling systems, domestic appliances), renovation and demolition. Improving energy efficiency in buildings through deploying digital technologies is critically important for achieving the EU’s ambitious goal of

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Collaboration with the Electrical and Mechanical Services Department to develop an Alternative Fuels Infrastructure Information System

A collaboration agreement was signed between the Department of Electrical and Mechanical Services (EMS) of the Ministry of Transport, Communications, and Works and the KIOS Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus, on the 2nd of April 2024. The two parties will work together on the design and implementation of a digital system (AFIIS

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TwinEU: A flagship project to digitize the European Energy System

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is participating in a flagship research project, entitled “TwinEU”, funded by the EU under the Horizon Europe research and innovation program. The TwinEU project aims to create a concept of a Pan-European power system Digital Twin (DT), based on the integration of

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COCOON: An Innovation Action project to address cybersecurity challenges in modern power systems

The KIOS Research and Innovation Center of Excellence at the University of Cyprus is coordinating for the first time the EU Horizon Innovation Action (IA) research project entitled COCOON: COoperative Cyber PrOtection for MOderN Power Grids. COCOON aims to deliver a cyber-physical systems solution to address cybersecurity and resilience challenges in interconnected Electrical Power and

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