EU bank and Portuguese Government join forces to boost investments in hydrogen

The European Investment Bank believes the hydrogen sector will play an important role in accelerating the energy transition

EU approves €60m to support cleaner public transport in Portugal

The funding will support the conversion of an old railway line into a route for electric buses connecting Coimbra with the municipalities of Lousã and Miranda do Corvo and the village of Serpins

EDPR granted €112m for two onshore wind farms in Portugal

The wind farms will have a total capacity of 125MW and will support the country’s renewable energy goals

Netherlands and Portugal strengthen their ties for green hydrogen transportation

The agreement will see green hydrogen being transported from a new project in Sines, Portugal to the port of Rotterdam, Netherlands

Iberdola secures €59m loan to install 2,500 EV charging points in Spain and Portugal

The new EV charging infrastructure will be located on high-capacity roads in the two countries

Azores island installs giant battery energy storage system

The Gridstack system will have a power capacity of 15MW and will enable an increased share of renewable energy while limiting the consumption of fossil fuels

First floating wind farm in continental Europe fully powered up

Located off the coast of Portugal, Windfloat Atlantic has now been connected to the grid and is capable of supplying electricity to 60,000 homes a year

bp commits to offsetting CO2 emissions from all fuels sold in Portugal

The initiative is estimated to help offset more than two million tonnes of carbon every year, the equivalent of taking 400,000 cars of the road

EDP seeks to close its coal-fired power plants in 2021

The utility is evaluating the development of green hydrogen production and energy storage projects

Portugal’s commercial port chosen to accommodate €16m wave energy facility

The project will manufacture wave energy converters and will support the development of commercial wave energy farms