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APREN, the association of renewable energy producers, is in a major battle with the government over retroactive demands for a €300 million payback.
Coal, oil and gas subsidies risking rise in global temperatures to 3.2C, well beyond agreed Paris goal.
Portugal needs to invest around EUR20 billion if it's going to reach its target of producing all the energy it needs through renewable sources by 2040. So says António Sá da Costa, president of APREN - the national association of renewable energies - who stresses it is time to "increase the rhythm of growth in new centrals, which has almost stopped in the last three years".
Distribution of the electricity generation by source
(November of 2016 until November of 2018)
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