Cabeólica at the United Nations
Cabeólica was invited by the United Nations to speak at the launch of the Carbon Neutral Now initiative, which took place on September 22 at the United Nations headquarters in New York. Cabeólica was represented by Ana Monteiro, the Head of the Environment, Social and Administrative Department.
Drawing Contest Award Ceremony
The awards in the drawing contest carried out as a part of the Nós Somos Energia (We Are Energy) educational program were made public at the ONDS in Mindelo, Cabo Verde on June 22. The drawing contest award ceremony was attended by students, teachers, administration, parents and the local Education Ministry delegate.
Eolo Project Begins in Mindelo
“Nós Somos Energia” (“We Are Energy”) is an educational program that began on March 2 with some 80 4th-grade students from the Mestre Baptista school in Chã de Monte Sossego and the Ribeira de Calhau Educational Post, on the island of São Vicente. The program has subsequently been extended to other cities and islands in Cabo Verde.
United Nations includes Cabeólica in CDM
Cabeólica is pleased to announce that it is now a part of the Clean Development Mechanism (CDM), a mechanism created by the Kyoto Protocol for the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change.
Cabeólica wins Ashden Award
(London) Cabeólica has just won the 2013 edition of the prestigious Ashden Award, the world leader in green energy, in the Small Island Developing States category. The public-private partnership has been recognized for its pioneering work generating wind energy in an island state.
Cabeólica Voted One of the Top PPPs in Emerging Markets
Cabo Verde is once again in the news on the international scene for the best of reasons: Cabeólica has been distinguished by the International Finance Corporation (IFC, an organization that belongs to the World Bank) and by Infrastructure Journal (IJ) as one of the top public-private partnerships in emerging markets.