Portugal harnesses the wind, the sun and the oceans

5th February 2009, Comments 0 comments

Every European country is reassessing its energy needs and Portugal, too, has made huge strides towards self-sufficiency.

We look at various projects underway across Europe as municipalities struggle with the duo of 'eco' crises: the economy and ecology.

In the past three years Portugal has seen a 500 percent increase in the use of renewable energies, including wind and the world's largest solar and ocean wave power systems.


Video: AFP

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