Study Trip

After two exciting days filled with presentations, discussions and networking take part in our study trip on Thursday, 11 March 2021.

Preliminary Program

This excursion will take us to the hydroelectric power system of Calheta I – III. The island’s power company Empresa de Electricidade da Madeira (EEM) will give us insights into its power system.


The trip will start in the morning (9:30 a.m.) and have a duration of about 4-5 hours.

  • 09:30 – Departure from workshop venue VidaMar
  • 10:15 – Arrival at Pico da Urze Dam at Paul da Serra plateau
  • 10:15  – Visit of dam and pumping station of Paul da Serra including additional renewable sources such as Wind an PV
  • 11:00 – Travel to the hydro power plant Calheta III
  • 11:20 – Visit of hydropower plant Calheta III, lower reservoir and pumping station of Calheta III
  • 12:30 – Return
  • 13:30 – Arrival at workshop venue VidaMar

Please note that the times are preliminary and estimates.

Fees & Registration

The study trip is not included in the regular registration fee but has to be booked separately. The price is 60,- Euros incl. 22% VAT. To register, please click here.