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Portugal energy report

Portugal energy market analysis is derived from the most recent key economic indicators, supply and demand factors, oil & gas pricing trends and major energy issues and developments surrounding the energy industry. The analysis includes a comprehensive energy market report and updated Portugal energy market data.

Portugal energy report
Update: October, 2019
Format: 2 files (PDF report, Excel file)
Pages: 39 (Report only)
Delivery: Immediate by e-mail


Portugal energy market report offers an incisive and reliable overview of the energy sector in Portugal. With a focus on oil, gas, coal and power markets, the report provides a complete picture of the country situation, dynamics, current issues and future prospects. With 2018 market data and continuous follow-up of markets news, this report brings clear and concise insights with which to tackle national energy challenges and opportunities.

  • Institutions & Energy Policy

    The State Secretary for Energy, under the Ministry of Economy, oversees the national energy policy and supervises the energy sector. The Directorate General for Energy and Geology (DGEG) is responsible for designing, promoting, and evaluating energy policies.

    ERSE, Entidade Reguladora dos Serviços Energéticos,is the electricity and gas regulator.

    The Green Growth ...

  • Energy Companies


    EDP, Energias de Portugal, the former national electric utility, is held by China Three Gorges (CTG) (23.3% since 2011), OPPIDUM (7.2%), CNIC (4.34%), BlackRock (5%), Mubadala (3.15%), and other shareholders. CTG's plan to acquire the remainder of EDP's shares (€3.26/share offer, valuing the group at €9bn) was rejected by the other shareholders.

  • Energy Supply


    Portugal does not have hydrocarbon resources. The country has a good hydroelectric potential (about 32 TWh). Its wind and solar potential is significant.

  • Energy Prices


    Electricity tariffs have been stable since 2013 and settled at €11.7c/kWh for industrials and €22.9c/kWh for residential consumers in 2019.

    In 2018, the residential price was 8% above the EU average (€21.13c/kWh), while the industrial price was 2% above the EU average (€11.5c/kWh).


  • Energy Consumption

    Consumption per capita is 31% lower than the EU average at 2.2 toe, 4 730 kWh of which is electricity (16% below the EU average).


    Total energy consumption decreased by 3% in 2018 (at 22 Mtoe) after a 4.4% increase in 2017. Previously, it declined by 3%/year between 2005 and 2012 with the economic recession and increased ...

  • Issues & Prospects

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In the Portugal market report you will find the graphs mentioned below:

  • GRAPH 1: CO2-energy emissions (MtCO2)
  • GRAPH 2: Installed electric capacity by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 3: Gross power production by source (TWh)
  • GRAPH 4: Power generation by source (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 5: Gasoline & diesel prices (€/l)
  • GRAPH 6: Electricity prices for industry and households (€c/kWh)
  • GRAPH 7: Gas prices for industry and households (€c/kWh GCV)
  • GRAPH 8: Consumption trends by energy source (Mtoe)
  • GRAPH 9: Total consumption market share by energy (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 10: Final consumption market share by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 11: Oil consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 12: Oil consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 13: Electricity consumption (TWh)
  • GRAPH 14: Electricity consumption breakdown by sector (2018,%)
  • GRAPH 15: Natural gas consumption (bcm)
  • GRAPH 16: Gas consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)
  • GRAPH 17: Coal consumption (Mt)
  • GRAPH 18: Coal consumption breakdown by sector (2018, %)

In the Portugal market report you will find follow tables:

  • Economic Indicators: Annual historical data including population, GNP growth, imports & exports, inflation rate, energy security and efficiency indicators, CO2 emissions.
  • Supply Indicators: Historical data including oil & gas reserves, electric & refining capacity, energy production, power production and external trade. All detailed by energy source.
  • Demand Indicators: Historical data includes consumption per inhabitant, consumption trends, total consumption by energy source, final consumption by energy source & sector, and, electricity consumption by sector.
  • Energy Balances: Unique tabular display of the overall energy industry balance per annum, also graphically displayed by energy sub-segment.
  • Infrastructure Projects: Covers power plant projects by energy, technology, status and operator, Gas plant projects by status and operator and LNG contracts.

The Portugal market data since 1990 included in the Excel file is given below.
Historical evolution allows to easily work with the data.

2018 Key Data included in the excelsheet:

  • Economic indicators: Annual historical economic indicators, energy security, energy efficiency and CO2 emissions.
  • Supply indicators: Annual historical reserves, capacity, production and external trade (imports(+) exports(-) balance).
  • Demand indicators: Annual historical consumption per capita, consumption trends, total consumption, final consumption (per energy and per sector) and electricity consumption total and per sector.
  • Energy Balance: total and per energy.
  • Portugal Energy Prices: In addition to the analysis provided on the report we also provided a data set which includes historical details on the Portugal energy prices for the follow items: price of premium gasoline (taxes incl.), price of diesel (taxes incl.), price of electricity in industry (taxes incl.), price of electricity for households (taxes incl.), price of natural gas in industry (taxes incl.), prices of natural gas for households (taxes incl.), spot price of Brent and CO2 emissions (from fuel combustion).

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