In 2015 the energy intensity of the Portuguese economy was 133.9 toe/M€ GDP. This value is above the EU-28 average (120.4 toe/M€ GDP).

The increase of the renewable technologies power capacity allowed the reduction of the specific emissions of the Portuguese electricity sector. The 2017's value is 360 kg/MWh.


In the next few years it is expected that the renewable electricity will continue to allow the decarbonization of the Portuguese society