Annual Report 2016
Country Reports


Ana Brito e Melo & Antonio Falcão WavEC & Instituto Superior Técnico (IST)

Last year, the Portuguese Government mentioned their intention to attract more national and international investment for the economy of the sea, recognizing the need to support the development of new technological platforms linked to research, innovation, science and technology, related to maritime sectors, including oceanic renewable energies.

AW-Energy submitted the licensing application for their 5.6 MW NER300 winning SWELL project; the Australian developer Bombora Wave Power is taking the first steps towards the development of a prototype planned to be tested in Portugal.