A distribuição de energia elétrica em baixa tensão
: em busca do melhor modelo de gestão à luz da Lei n.º 31/2017, de 31 de maio

  • Catarina Branco Ribeiro (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The present dissertation focuses on the activity of low voltage distribution system, mainly of its legal aspects. Due to the expiry of the term of validity of municipal concession contracts, this is the right moment for counties to consider the possibility of opting for a new management model that ensures the optimization the exploitation of this activity. Starting from a critical reflection of the different legally admissible organizational solutions (including the one currently in force), we will seek, in this analysis, to offer a contribution to the identification of the one that will best allow the pursuit of the public interest in question, assessing the advantages and disadvantages of each one, in a comparative logic that is expected without loss of objectivity.
Date of Award31 May 2022
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorPedro Cerqueira Gomes (Supervisor)


  • BT Distribution
  • Management models
  • Municipal concessions
  • Direct management
  • Local company


  • Mestrado em Direito

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