Agência para o Investimento e Comércio Externo de Portugal


The country joins Belgium, Austria, and Sweden, as the fourth European nation to discontinue the use of coal.

“Portugal is the perfect example of how once a country commits to quitting coal, the pace of the phase out inevitably accelerates. The benefits of transitioning to renewables are so great, once started, it only makes sense to get out of coal as fast as possible,” Kathrin Gutmann, Europe Beyond Coal campaign director.