Energy Intensity of the Economy (Portugal and EU-28)
In 2017 the energy intensity of the Portuguese economy was 137,3 toe/M€'2010. This value is above the EU-28 average (121.0 toe/M€'2010).
Evolution of the Specific Emissions of the Portuguese Electricity Sector
The increase of the renewable technologies power capacity allowed the reduction of the specific emissions of the Portuguese electricity sector. The 2019 value is 228 kg/MWh.
In the next few years it is expected that the renewable electricity will continue to allow the decarbonization of the Portuguese society.
Source: ERSE, REN