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alarmPublication date: 04 February, 2019

LNEG, Energy Research Laboratory focus is activity in the development of the Renewable Energy and is Integration in the Energy System and the Economy, driving solutions and support for the Energy Transition in Portugal. As a National Research Laboratory, we are committed in supporting the Policies of our Government, in order to achieve the goal of 80% of Renewables in the Electricity and 47% in Total Energy consumption by 2030.

LNEG activity cover the energy resources, the renewables technologies as also the energy efficiency and the end uses such as Energy in Buildings and Communities, Smart cities in order to achieve a Sustainable Energy System.

LNEG carried out R&D Projects with national and international partners as also Technical assistant to the Industry in order to support the sustainable development of the Portuguese economy.

Our focus areas contribute towards the transition to sustainable energy systems:

  • Solar Energy – heat (without and with concentration) and electricity (PV and CSP)
  • Wind and Ocean Energy
  • Energy in the Built Environement
  • Smart Cities
  • Energy System Integration
  • Bioenergy ( Biorefineries, Biofuels, Biomass)
  • Circular Economy
  • Biomass for Industry
  • Hydrogen
  • Materials for Energy


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