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EDP Energias de Portugal

EDP Energias de Portugal is a publicly listed company headquartered in Portugal. In 2020, its revenue was USD14.2 billion and installed capacity was 23 GW. EDP’s low-carbon transition focuses on expansion of its renewable generation capacity, along with investment in networks and client solutions & energy management. It aims to phase out coal by 2025, and the use of gas by 2030.

Ranking position
#5 /50
Total score
77.1 /100
Performance score
15.4 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)


#1 3.4 /4 #5

Material Investment

#1 6.2 /7 #3

Intangible Investment

#1 0.8 /2 #4


#1 2.7 /4 #15

Policy Engagement

#1 0.7 /1 #8

Business Model

#1 1.6 /2 #15
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EDP receives a trend score of +. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely improve. This is due to its investment plan and growth of renewable energy capacity and the closure of its coal-fired power plants. As outlined in EDP’s Strategic Update 2021-25, around 80% of its planned CapEx between 2021 and 2025 will be on renewables, around 15% on networks, and around 5% on client solutions. Aside from aiming to deliver 100% renewable energy, EDP is engaged in low-carbon business activities focused on smart grids, energy storage, enhancing electric vehicle charging and digital innovations.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Just Transition Assessment

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  1. 2020

More about the company

Lisbon, Portugal
Group revenue (2020)
USD 14.2 billion
Publicly listed, with 19.03% shares owned by government of China
Installed capacity (2020)
23.0 GW

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