AGENAL

AGENAL

Portugal

Agencia Municipal de Energia de Almada

AGENEAL’s areas of activity cover energy efficiency in buildings, implementation of renewable energy systems, sustainable urban planning, sustainable mobility, and other energy efficiency in public equipment (street lighting, traffic lighting, etc.). The type of activity developed is suited to the objectives pursued by each project, which can be consultancy, awareness campaigns, advice on decision making, lobby, partnership in pilot projects, etc. In fact, the main goals of AGENEAL is the implementation of a sustainable energy policy in Almada, acting at a local level to improve energy efficiency in all sectors, to increase the market penetration of renewable energy sources, thereby to reduce dependence on environmentally damaging fossil fuels. The agency has 16 partners including municipality, transport operators, university, national energy agency, national energy distributors among others, which makes it a privileged partner since it has been, from its creation, a local forum for energy efficiency with easy access to the main local stakeholders.