Reasons to be an associate

Access to inside information about the renewable electricity sector
Technical and legal advice
Increased visibility and negotiating strength of the sector
Reception of press and legislation alerts
Inclusion and reception of APREN’s yearbook

How to become an associate

1 Fill in the application form

Fill in the application form available on this page.

2 Submit the application to APREN

You can do it by email (apren@apren.pt) or letter.

Representativeness of APREN Associates

 

At the end of 2017 the representativeness of APREN was as follows:

Hydraulic
99%
Wind
98%
Biomass
28%
Solar
29%
Oceans
0%
Geothermal
100%
93%
Total

 

APREN accounts for more than 90% of the total installed capacity of renewable electricity production sources in Portugal. Note: currently there are no ocean power plants in operation in our country.

Admission Conditions

Ordinary Associate

Holders (natural or legal person) of establishment licenses for electric power plants from Renewable Sources.

Extraordinary Associate

Any natural or legal person, interested in the progress of technical, legal, financial and economic production of electricity from renewable sources and who can unequivocally contribute relevant for the purposes of APREN.

Rights

  • Participate in the activities promoted by APREN;
  • Participate and vote in the General Meetings;
  • Elect and be elected to the Corporate Bodies;
  • Convening the General Assemblies under the terms of artº 15º, nº1;
  • Receive from the Association information that is appropriate and opportune;
  • Give up its quality as Member under the terms of article 8, nº1, a) and nº 2;

Obligations

  • Attend the General Meetings and meetings that are convened;
  • Comply with the Statutes and other internal regulations , and the decisions of the Governing Bodies;
  • Punctually pay dues and other approved charges;
  • Report to APREN their identification data and any changes to it;
  • Report to APREN about the power plants that they are holders or applicants, indicating their location and main features, as well as any changes.