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Renewable energy sector

Renewable energy sector at a glance

61%

Share of renewables in electricity's production

Source: DGEG | 2022

4th

Share of energy from renewable sources | 2021

In gross electricity consumption (out of EU27 countries. Source: Eurostat

€5,2B

Estimated Renewables' contribution to GDP | 2022

Source: APREN 2023 Yearbook

22nd

Ranking on role to Planet & Climate | 2022

Out of 169 countries. Source: Good Country Index

Renewables

Renewable energy sector insights

Production of electricity by energy source | 2022

24

%
Wind

23

%
Hydro

6

%
Solar

6

%
Biomass

2

%
Others

Recent FDI projects in Portugal

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wind towers

CS Wind (South Korea)

wind turbines

Siemens Gamesa (Germany)

wind equipment

Vestas (Denmark)

Enercon is one of the pioneers of onshore wind energy and the market leader in Portugal (…). I am very proud of the achievement of our team and (…) I look forward to welcoming new young talents to our team and thus achieving our ambitious goals.”
Micha Strauss(Reg. Manager SELA)Enercon
The blade manufacturing plant of Siemens Gamesa in Vagos, North of Portugal, will soon become the largest Onshore blade plant in Europe, with more than 1.300 professionals (…). It is a good example of Portugal’s capacity to attract investment.
Andreas Hening (Onshore COO)Siemens Gamesa
One of the reasons we chose Porto is the strength of its universities, which produce very good civil, mechanical, electrotechnical engineers, highly qualified and with high commitment. Those kinds of skills still impress me every day.
Martin KaasgaardVestas

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