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"Portugal is going to pay for temporarily more expensive oil," says expert

For a few weeks the price of oil should oscillate between 65 and 70 dollars per barrel, increasing the prices that will be paid for purchases made by Portugal, admitted the specialist Manuel Ferreira de Oliveira to Jornal Económico. The Iberian head of the multinational BP, Pedro Oliveira, also considers that these upward tensions will only be temporary.

Dams in Tâmega will force the slaughter of over a thousand cork oaks

In the eyes of the Government, these two developments are of “essential public utility”. The two dams will be built by the Spanish electric company Iberdrola and will cost more than 1500 million euros.

PremiumFind out who are the 13 winners of the solar energy auction. Investors come from six countries

Companies from six countries won lots, according to the list obtained by Jornal Económico. Government praises low prices, but the sector fears lack of profitability.

Electric cars need more copper than conventional ones

The automotive sector has increased its use of copper over the past few decades, due to the greater weight of electronics in modern cars. But the growth of the electric car is making the automotive industry even more dependent on this ore, whose largest global producers are Chile, Peru and China.

'Hell' of the Amazon: “the worst is yet to come”, warn experts

Deforestation in the Amazon, in Brazil, almost doubled between January and August this year compared to 2018, reaching 6.404 square kilometers. Three weeks later, since the “horror scenario” began, the fires have not yet been subdued. Experts warn that "the worst is yet to come".

Mexia: EDP Renováveis ​​focused on “growth opportunities”

EDP ​​Renováveis ​​increased its portfolio by 720 megawatts (MW) in the first half, with the new power contributing 71 million euros to the company's results.

Greta Thunberg wins alternative "Nobel Peace Prize"

The 16-year-old activist, who delivered an emotional speech at the United Nations this week, won the Right Livelihood Prize alongside Aminatou Haidar, Guo Jianmei and Davi Kopenawa Yanomami.

LanzaTech, Total and L'Oréal team up to create first sustainable plastic packaging

“Through an innovative partnership, LanzaTech, Total and L'Oréal produced the first sustainable bottles in the world, made from captured and recycled carbon emissions”, refer the French companies.

EDP ​​Renováveis ​​production falls 7% in the first nine months of the year

The company justifies the decrease in electricity produced by divesting part of its installed production capacity, after the strategy of selling European assets and positions and, above all, in Brazil, by selling its stake in the Babilónia wind farm.

Renewable energy company overtakes ExxonMobil on stock exchange

According to analysts, this surplus reflects the growing importance attributed by investors to green energy, insecurity regarding the behavior of oil and the preference for stable returns in times of low interest rates.
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