33 articles in Portugal

Europe water in brief Vol 17, Issue 7 (July 2016)

The EIB’s lending pipeline in water has taken off this month.

New debt ceiling raises stakes for municipal buyouts Vol 17, Issue 3 (March 2016)

Marubeni could be rueing its decision to enter the Portuguese water sector.

Europe Water In Brief Vol 17, Issue 2 (February 2016)

  • Catalunya’s anti-fraud office this month recommended Acciona be stripped of its €1 billion 50-year ATLL bulk water concession in Barcelona after investigators found evidence the concession-holder made allegedly irregular payments totalling €12.13 million to two of its subsidiaries.

Portugal’s water sector poised for shake-up Vol 16, Issue 9 (September 2015)

Opposition politicians have seized on a critical 2014 report to come up with a manifesto which promises widespread reform of Portugal’s water concessions. All they need to do now is win October’s election.

Portugal unveils water sector restructuring Vol 15, Issue 10 (October 2014)

Tariff reform and public-public concessions feature heavily in the Portuguese government’s plans for the future of the country’s water sector. Private sector participation is a more distant prospect.

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 14, Issue 3 (March 2013)

Dobromir Simidchiev, the pro-private sector deputy minister for regional development in Bulgaria, is expected to be retained in his post by the country’s new caretaker government, which was appointed on 12 March.

Águas de Portugal maps out its future Vol 13, Issue 6 (June 2012)

The merger of bulk and retail water services in Portugal will result in a series of private concessions being rolled out next year. Not everyone is happy with the reform process.

Looking for the Lusophone connection Vol 13, Issue 5 (May 2012)

Portugal is looking to translate its domestic water expertise into international project wins. It has picked some surprising target markets.

Adopting an Efacec-ious approach Vol 13, Issue 5 (May 2012)

Efacec Ambiente is a vocal advocate of the Portuguese government’s push into international markets. What is its strategy?

EUROPE WATER IN BRIEF Vol 13, Issue 1 (January 2012)

The Greek government expects to name legal and technical advisory teams for the privatisation of water companies EYATH and EYDAP later this month.