Contribution of André Pacheco, researcher at CIMA-Ualg, to the Special Issue of “Journal of the Marine Economy (Jornal da Economia do Mar) in December 2015. The journalist asked 4 questions:
1. in your opinion what the situation of the Portuguese research in marine renewable energy?
2. What would be the most viable project in terms of: 1) energy production and 2) commercial activity? On which arguments are based your opinion?
3. Does the weak investment of the sector in recent years have impacted ongoing and planned projects?
4. Is there any study that indicates the potential of marine renewable energy for Portugal?