Design, price, type of engine (diesel or petrol), power and consumption. These were the features which for decades served as a guideline when purchasing a new car. Electric vehicles and plug-in hybrids have added to the list of things to consider.
Self-consumption has been at the top of the energy transition agenda, with the European Union stipulating that consumers with small-scale installations of up to a maximum of 30 kW will be exempt from paying any tariffs or charges.
Portugal could take pole position with the energy transition currently being implemented around the world. It has sun, sea, wind, a deepwater port in Sines, and is committed to leveraging all these opportunities via a range of nationwide structural projects.