1 of May 2017

Cabeólica wins Renewable Energy Award at Smart Islands World Congress

The company Cabeólica, Member of ALER, recently won the award for the most sustainable development, under the first Smart Island World Congress, which took place in Mallorca, Spain.

The Smart Island World Congress was held from April 20 to 21 with innovation in the spotlight. Cape Verde was represented at the meeting by a delegation made up of the Minister of Infrastructure, Eunice Silva, the Mayor of São Vicente, Augusto Neves and by António Fernandes on behalf of NOSi.

This was the first world congress of smart islands bringing together 85 international experts, as well as government representatives from various islands, among about 1,600 participants in total.

Cabeólica is currently the Cape Verde Government's main partner in the production of electricity from renewable energy resources, contributing with roughly 22% for the national electricity mix.

ALER congratulates Cabeólica on this award and on the path it has been undertaking in the area of renewable energies in Cape Verde!