A transição energética na União Europeia e os seus impactos em Portugal

  • Lucas André Jordan de Contreras do Botelho (Student)

Student thesis: Master's Thesis


The present dissertation was developed with the aim of analyzing in detail the different European policies and directives in the area of energy transition, involving a wide range of topics that extend from the creation of green works, ecodesign, social / economic impacts to the detailed analysis of the “new energy modalities” such as “Biogas” and Green Hydrogen and the study of all EU planning to implement new large-scale renewable energy projects in order to achieve the goals of the European Green Deal. The second part of the investigation will analyze the impact of these measures and phenomenon (the energy transition) in Portugal, trying to understand which are the types of renewable energy with greater benefits to develop in the country and what are the possible impacts of this phenomenon in the industrial, economic and social sectors in Portugal. In terms of information sources, this part will consult the National Energy and Climate Plan, interviews with several relevant actors in the sector and the study of works by renowned authors in the area, such as “Energy in Portugal” by Jorge Vasconcellos, in addition to of a complementarity with several university studies and investigations from scientific research institutes.
Date of Award29 Feb 2024
Original languagePortuguese
Awarding Institution
  • Universidade Católica Portuguesa
SupervisorFrancisco Proença Garcia (Supervisor)


  • Mestrado em Ciência Política e Relações Internacionais: Segurança e Defesa

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