Although Portugal’s 2020 greenhouse gas emissions targets are within reach, additional effort and investments are necessary for the 2050 carbon neutral targets, the EU says.


Portugal’s wind power is expected to grow to around 7 GW by 2030, which is enough to cover almost 40% of the country’s electricity consumption, 
Last month, new government passed legislation that reportedly allows project operators in Portugal to add turbines to up to 20% of the grid connection capacity at existing wind farms without regulatory permission.

An excerpt from New Europe