LNEG - Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia
Laboratório Nacional de Energia e Geologia, I.P., is a R&D institution, belonging to Ministry of Economy and Employment, with the specific task of bridging over, in scientific terms, to Industry in Energy and Geology areas.
The mission of LNEG it is to promote the technological innovation, centered in Science and Technology activities, having the final objective to increase the enterprises competitiveness, in the Energy and Geology areas and in a sustainable economic development framework. The main research areas of LNEG are: Energy Production (Renewable energy), Energy Efficiency, Innovative Technologies and Strategies, Energy Analysis.
The participation of LNEG in a number of international projects gives to this Laboratory the quality of a privileged agent of internationalization as well as a specialized source of information in the scientific domain of its activity area. LNEG has also an important role on assisting directly the Government for the public policies on the Energy and Geology areas.