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12 Dec. 2022
Lisbon Congress Center


International Energy Communities Summit

Why We. Share. Energy. Summit?

The first Energy Communities event in Portugal, which brings a necessary discussion about one of the most sustainable energy systems today.

Energy Communities are the future for a decarbonized economy. Let’s move together towards a more sustainable world, where renewables solutions are the first option and answer, and where people feel part of a change.

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Our Partners


Vanguard Properties, today the largest real estate developer in Portugal, was founded in 2017 as a company established by a European family office, headed by Luso-Swiss investor Claude Berda, and José Cardoso Botelho, entrepreneur with a vast experience in Portugal’s real state sector.
The group currently has 22 urban and tourist projects in its portfolio, spread over upmarket locations in Lisbon, Oeiras, Algarve and Comporta. Covering a total above ground Gross Building Area (GBA) of around 1.027.781 sqm, in an investment worth more than € 1.215 million.


CMS Portugal is part of CMS international. CMS provides services in all expertise areas and counts among its clients the largest companies in the Fortune 500, the FT European 500 and listed on the German DAX 30 index. At CMS we establish long term relationships with our clients and partners by focusing on tradition and modernity, experience and innovation, knowledge and creativity.


Longa Vida, a Lactalis Nestlé Group company, was the first Portuguese chilled dairy company and was born in Oporto in 1957. Is driven by a joint venture that brings together Nestlé, the world's leading agro-food group, and Lactalis, the world number one in dairy products, and operates in the fresh dairy products segment, namely yoghurts and dairy desserts.

Besides Longa Vida brand, the company holds 10 more brands as Yoggi, Yaos, Yoco, Siggi’s, Lindhals, A Leiteira or Nesquik.


Huawei Digital Power is a leading global provider of digital power products and solutions. We are committed to integrating digital and power electronics technologies, developing clean power, and enabling energy digitalization to drive energy revolution for a better, greener future. In the clean power generation sector, we create new power systems that primarily rely on renewable energy. In the energy digitalization sector, we build digital twins of the energy world, streamlining energy production and use. In the ICT energy infrastructure, we build green, low-carbon, and intelligent data centers and communications networks. In the green transportation sector, we redefine consumer driving and safety experiences with electric vehicles, fast-tracking electrified transportation. With integrated smart energy solutions, we work with partners to build low- carbon buildings and campuses, accelerating the shift toward low carbon cities.


Jornal de Negócios is a Portuguese economics and finance newspaper, leader in its segment both on paper and digital. Founded in 1997, it has the particularity of having been first launched on digital, becoming the first online publication of its kind in Portugal and only two months later it started to have a printed version. Since March 2021, Diana Ramos has been the director of Jornal de Negócios.


KPMG is a global organization of independent professional services firms providing Audit, Tax and Advisory services. KPMG firms operate in 144 countries and territories with more than 236,000 partners and employees working in member firms around the world. In Portugal, KPMG operates in two locations (Lisbon and Oporto) with 68 Partnership members and approximately 1300 people. With passion and purpose we work: shoulder-to-shoulder with you, integrating innovative approaches and deep expertise to deliver real results.


With two distinct spaces that combine a total area of 129,000sqm, Lisbon Congress Center (CCL) and Lisbon Exhibition and Convention Center (FIL), Lisbon Venues is the ideal partner for your project. Lisbon Venues has over 65 years of professional experience in the area of congresses, conventions, events and fairs. Offering a wide variety of services and two appealing locations that allow you to explore Lisbon, the two spaces are just a trip away from hosting the most memorable event.

CCL – Lisbon Congress Centre is the biggest congress center in Lisbon, with a total area of 29,000 sqm, which includes 8 auditoria, 5 pavilions, 6 foyers and 34 meeting rooms. It was chosen to organize congresses, exhibitions, conferences, and seminars at national and international level. It offers flexibility, maximum comfort, and efficiency, allowing to hold several events simultaneously. The space is equipped with advanced and modern technology (audiovisual and information technology) and ran by professional teams from logistics to event management. National and International awards: ISO 9001, AIPC Quality Standards, Meeting Matrix and International PCMA Space Verified and the "Safe Travel" of the World Tourism Council.

Schedule What to Expect

Time Content Speakers
2:30 PM Welcome
José Queirós de Almeida
CEO Greenvolt Comunidades
02:40 PM We are the solution: tackling the energy transition challenge together
Pitching Sessions
  • The Leading Example of Portuguese Legal Framework
  • The importance of Energy Communities and Collective Self-Consumption for the Success of EU Energy Strategy
  • The opportunity of Energy Communities and Collective Self-Consumption
  • WE.3NERGY Platform – WE are the solution
  • João Galamba
    Secretary of State for Environment and Energy Portugal
    Achille Hannoset
    Policy Officer at DG Energy (European Commission)
    Pedro Silva
    Director Corporate Management Consulting at KPMG
    Selwin Wever
    Operations and Platform Director at Greenvolt Comunidades
    3:35 PM Building Blocks of the success of Energy Communities and Collective Self-Consumption
    Pitching Sessions
  • The Legal perspective
  • The Regulatory perspective
  • The DSO perspective
  • The Technology perspective
  • Mónica Carneiro Pacheco
    Partner CMS Portugal
    Jorge Esteves
    Head of the Infrastructure and Networks Division at ERSE
    José Ferrari Careto
    CEO E-Redes (Portuguese DSO)
    Bouke van der Weerdt
    Huawei's Digital Power Benelux, Ireland and Portugal
    4:15 PM Coffee Break
    4:45 PM European Testimonials of Energy Communities and Collective Self-Consumption
    Round table
    Nuno Brito Jorge
    Board Member Rescoop
    Rob Barnett
    Senior Analyst at Bloomberg Intelligence
    Manuel Casquiço
    Head of Programs and Initiatives at ADENE
    5:05 PM Portuguese Testimonials of Energy Communities and Collective Self-Consumption
    Round table
    José Cardoso Botelho
    CEO Vanguard Properties
    Nuno Tavares
    General Director Lactalis Nestlé Portugal
    Francisco Sousa
    School "Os Maristas" (Champagnat Foundation)
    Isabel Miguens
    Provedora da Santa Casa da Misericórdia de Cascais
    5:35 PM Greenvolt Social Innovation: Where we go from here?
    José Queirós de Almeida
    CEO Greenvolt Comunidades
    5:45 PM Closing remarks
    João Manso Neto
    CEO at Greenvolt Group
    6:00 PM Cocktail
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    It's time to rewrite tomorrow and we count on you to be part of this movement.

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