ENGIE in Portugal
The ENGIE Group operates in three areas of activity in Portugal:
- Energy efficiency
- District heating and cooling networks
- Electricity generation
With a strong presence in energy services, ENGIE is also the second largest player in electricity generation in Portugal, with a diversified portfolio of energy sources, which includes approximately 10% of the wind power generated nationally. With hydro and wind, ENGIE share in the Portuguese renewable energy production accounts for 15%.
The Group is represented in Portugal through seven companies:
ENGIE Portugal is a reference company in the provision of energy efficiency services and in the operation and maintenance of technical facilities for industrial and tertiary sector customers. Aligned with the Group’s strategy, ENGIE Portugal is a leading company in energy transition, providing its customers solutions that foster energy and environmental sustainability through the generation of thermal energy and electricity from renewable sources, as well as efficient distribution and consumption. ENGIE has the capacity to invest in its customers’ energy facilities, assuming the risk and guaranteeing results.
CLIMAESPAÇO generates and distributes thermal energy through the Parque das Nações District Heating and Cooling Network, the first infrastructure of its kind built in Portugal. The Lisbon District Heating and Cooling Network is the outcome of a broad combination of innovative technologies and is recognized as one of the greatest international references in this field.
ARCLASSE is a reference company in the air-conditioning sector, specialising in the design, installation and maintenance of efficient solutions. With extensive experience in industry and buildings, ARCLASSE installs high-efficiency chillers and heat pumps to respond to the challenges of energy transition.
ENGIE HEMERA is a specialist in the engineering, development, installation and operation of medium and large-scale solar photovoltaic systems for B2B customers, with a strong presence in industry, retail, logistics and agriculture. With more than 10 years history, ENGIE Hemera has been responsible for the supply and installation of more than 30MW in decentralized photovoltaic systems, of which more than 10MW in the third-party investment model and with close to 15MW of maintenance and active operation.
TRUSTENERGY is involved in electricity generation through operating a diversified portfolio of assets with different energy sources. With a total installed capacity of approximately 3.000 MW, TRUSTENERGY is the second largest player in electricity generation in Portugal, holding approximately 10% of the wind power generated in the country.
MOVHERA is a newly created company through the transmission of Portugal’s second largest hydroelectric portfolio. In December 2020, the consortium ENGIE, Crédit Agricole Assurances and Mirova became the operator of six hydropower plants previously operated by EDP, with a generation capacity of 1.7 GW and a weighted average remaining concession term of 45 years.
ENGIE HIDROELÉTRICAS DO DOURO created in 2020 with the objective of ensuring the operation and maintenance of six hydropower plants implemented in the region of Trás-os-Montes.
OCEAN WINDS is the result of a 2019 joint venture by EDP Renewables (EDPR) and ENGIE, to develop offshore wind parks. EDPR and ENGIE combined their offshore wind assets and projects pipeline under OW.One of its floating wind farms is located offshore North of Portugal. In 2019, the Windfloat Atlantic wind park was a pioneer project, with 3 turbines, the biggest in the world at this time, with a capacity of 8.4 MW each. This park powers 25,000 homes.