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2019-07-31
Portuguese auction attracts world record bid of €14.8/MWh for solar
The stunning low tariff is a third world record in five weeks. Solar prices continue to tumble and with a Saudi auction concluding tomorrow, the Iberian benchmark could be short-lived. The official result of the Portuguese tender will be announced August...
2019-06-13
The Pentagon emits more greenhouse gases than Portugal, study finds
The United States creates more planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions through its defense operations alone than industrialized countries such as Sweden and Portugal, researchers said on Wednesday.
2019-05-17
Le Portugal, nouvel élève européen modèle des énergies vertes
Le pays mise sur les innovations, comme le solaire et l'éolien flottants, pour réduire sa dépendance aux importations de combustibles fossiles.
2019-01-30
Country wants to boost renewable electricity production
Portugal wants to more than double the production of renewable electricity by 2030, mainly through solar energy. Portugal's National Energy and Climate Plan 2030 was announced this Monday in Lisbon.
2019-01-21
DiCaprio study: '100% renewables will save trillions of dollars'
Hydrocarbons can be eliminated from energy sector at quarter of the current cost of fossil-fuel subsidies — without nuclear or CCS — says new report.
2018-12-16
What is the COP24 climate change rulebook and why do we need it? | Euronews answers
Nearly 200 countries signed up on Saturday to a 156-page rulebook for implementing the landmark Paris Agreement on climate change, ending some two weeks of negotiations fraught with political divisions. But what is the rulebook, why is it necessary and...
2018-12-05
Luxembourg to become first country to make all public transport free
Government seeks to prioritise environment and end some of world’s worst traffic congestion.
2018-11-30
Renewables sector battling to fight demands for EUR300 million pay-back
APREN, the association of renewable energy producers, is in a major battle with the government over retroactive demands for a €300 million payback.
2018-11-29
Portugal: New energy minister announces first RE auction for Q2 2019
In addition to unveiling Portugal’s first renewables auction, State Secretary for Energy João Galamba has said he will fight speculation in the large-scale solar business, and introduce both longer timeframes for project construction and stronger...
2018-11-14
G20 nations still led by fossil fuel industry, climate report finds
Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond agreed Paris goal.