The founding assembly of the "CYPRUS HYDROGEN ASSOCIATION" was held on the 12th of March 2021.
The main objectives of the Association are the utilisation of hydrogen technologies to play a key role in the energy transition, the contribution to the diversification of energy sources, the promotion of business and technological innovations as drivers for long-term economic growth, and to help reduce the use of conventional fuels – and therefore greenhouse gas emissions – in various sectors.
Within the framework of the founding assembly, elections were held for the appointment of a Board of Directors with the following members:
Chairman: Makis Ketonis (Ketonis Developments Ltd.)
Vice-President: Michalis Heraklidis (Hellenic Petroleum Cyprus Ltd.)
Secretary: Andreas Pentaliotis (Natural Gas Public Company, DEFA)
Treasurer: Alexis Onufrios (Frederick University)
Members: Savvas Hatziyagou (C.A.Papaellinas Ltd.)
Petros Andreou (Electricity Authority of Cyprus)
Fanos Karantonis (EVERGY Ltd.)
Hamed Mansouri (Solek Cyprus Services Ltd.)
Michalis Philippou (E&B, ENERGY & BEYOND Ltd.)
Ex-officio Member: Giorgos Partasidis (representative of the International Solar Energy Agency (Cyprus))
The association will operate under the guidance of the Federation of Employers & Industrialists (OEB).