The Minister of Environment and Energy Transition, João Pedro Matos Fernandes, today justified the election of MP João Galamba as Secretary of State for Energy in order to complete his own knowledge in the sector.
"I am the new minister who has this folder. I chose the Secretary of State, who I thought best completes my own knowledge, was Dr. João Galamba, with all due respect for the work that was done by our predecessor, Jorge Seguro Sanches, "he added to journalists.
EDP - Energias de Portugal and the European Investment Bank (EIB) signed this Friday a financing agreement for the Windfloat project, a floating wind farm off Viana do Castelo. The project has an investment of 125 million euros for this second phase. The EIB contributes 60 million euros, the EU program NER 300 advances with 29, 9 million euros and the Portuguese Carbon Fund with six million euros. The remaining amount will come from other shareholders.