Installation of wind farms increases electricity production

The government of Cape Verde, in partnership with infrastructure development company InfraCo, plans to increase energy production in the country by setting up four wind farms, the director-general for Energy, Abraão Lopes, said in Praia.

Cited by Cape Verdean news agency Inforpress, Lopes said that the farms, which represent an investment of 50 million Euros, will be set up on the islands of Santiago, Sal, Boavista and Sao Vicente, and will have capacity to generate 28 megawatts.

Source: Macauhub 03/02/09

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