Portugal goes 52 days without coal-based electricity

The nation shut down two major coal plants in the country in response to reduced power demand and stalled economic activity as a result of the coronavirus pandemic

Portugal stalls solar plans in response to Covid-19 crisis

The epidemic has resulted in an ‘unpredictable’ market, delaying licensing auctions indefinitely

EU injects €1.4bn of funding into green projects across seven member states

Green infrastructure projects in Croatia, Czechia, Hungary, Poland, Portugal, Romania and Spain will benefit from the EU funding

Lush news as natural beauty retailer’s cork packaging ‘carbon neutral’

Each of the retailer’s 35g ‘Cork Pot’ sequesters more than 33 times its weight in carbon dioxide

Iberdrola awarded 149MW solar energy contract in Portugal

The solar power plants will be built in two regions – the Algarve and the Tajo Valley

New 7.2MW solar farm in Portugal starts soaking up the rays

The 7.2MW Vale Matanças solar farm in Portugal has entered full operation. Located in Alcácer do Sal, the Foresight Group’s new facility is the firm’s first investment in a Portuguese utility-scale solar asset which did not benefit from government subsidy. A decade-long power purchase agreement (PPA) has been signed with a Spanish utility company and […]

Investment firm buys 100MW of Portuguese hydropower

Aquila Capital has agreed to acquire 21 operational small-scale hydropower plants from EDP

Floating wind farm in Portugal granted €60m EU loan

The 25MW project is expected to generate enough power for 60,000 homes a year

Spain upgrades power connections with France in €578m interconnector deal

The link will double the power exchange capacity between the nations by 2025

Global leaders and businesses discuss universal energy access

The Sustainable Energy for All (SEforAll) Forum will address the key challenges in ensuring “no one is left behind” in the energy transition