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Renewable energy in Cape Verde

  • Cabo Verde aim of 100 % coverage by renewable energy by 2020,

    CAPE VERDE, 2013/12/01 The European Union is available to assist Cabo Verde (Cape Verde) in achieving its aim of 100 % coverage by renewable energy by 2020, Cape Verdean Prime Minister José Maria Neves said in Brussels where he took part in the European Development Days. “The commissioner for Cooperation and Development, Andrés Piebalgs, welcomed the idea and showed he was available to assist us to achieve 100 % coverage of renewable energy,” said the Prime Minister at the end of conference with the commissioner. Cited by the Cape Verdean press, the Prime Minister noted that renewable energy was one of the “great priorities” of cooperation between Cabo Verde and the European Union.
  • Wind farm to be built in Cape Verde

    CAPE VERDE, 2012/12/09 A large scale onshore wind farm of extra than 28 megawatts is to be established on four islands in the Cape Verde archipelago. The project is being developed by InfraCo in a public-private partnership between the government of Cape Verde and local power utility Electra. The European Investment Bank and African Development Bank last week agreed to provide €45 million for the €65 million project.
  • President Koroma Hosts Former President of Cape Verde 2012-10-07

    CAPE VERDE, 2012/10/07