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Renewables on the Cape Verde Islands | Global Ideas

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Uploaded on Jun 8, 2011

The Cape Verde Islands get plenty of sunshine and strong winds all year long. The island nation in the Atlantic Ocean already draws a fourth of its energy needs from wind and solar energy. But the island's government aims to double that amount by 2020 and scale back the use of polluting fossil fuels. It's the first country in western Africa to pass a law on renewable energies.

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