works electricity in Portugal is a supply provided by the
electricity company EDP (Energias de Portugal) on
a temporary basis to ensure the construction or
reconstruction works can be completed.
domestic electricity a contract is made with the owner
of the property, however this is a temporary contract,
usually the length of the Building Licence which has
been issued by the council.
builder will install a large, temporary electricity
metre box, bolted to the front of the ruined building,
or on frame at the front of the property. If you are
looking at purchasing a property and it has one of these
boxes you will know immediately the property only has a
temporary supply, which can be switched off at the end
of the license period.
agent or owner of a property you are interested in
purchasing says he can give some one a call at the
electricity company to get you connected, for a few
hundred euros, please note although you may think this
is normal, it is not. In order to have building works
electricity supply EDP will want to see a licence of
works which you can only obtain after having planning