The Ministry of Energy, Commerce, Industry and Tourism (MCIT) of the Republic of Cyprus is responsible for the formulation and implementation of Government policy on matters regarding trade, industry, tourism and consumer. The ministry constitutes of various departments and services that aims to contribute positively towards the further development of the Cyprus economy and the well-being of the population. The energy service of MCIT has various responsibilities regarding the energy in Cyprus including monitoring and coordinating the supply and availability of sufficient energy capacity for domestic needs, monitoring and participating in the formation of the European Policy for energy issues, suggesting ways for the implementation of the European Acquis, assists in the preparation of Laws, Regulations, Rules etc. and implements programmes for their promotion, preparing and implementing programmes for energy conservation, the promotion of RES and the development of technologies for the utilization of RES, assisting the Government in the formation of the national energy policy for Cyprus in coordination with all other bodies involved.