Maio using photovoltaic energy for the desalination plant

On Ilha do Maio Águas e Energias do Maio (AEM) has already started producing water using one hundred percent photovoltaic energy, an investment that will reduce production costs by around 65%.

This investment happened at a “good time”, since the country and the world are facing an increase in the price of oil and its derivatives and, consequently, an increase in electricity bill.… Read More

Population of Ilha do Maio could triple by 2030

A study carried out by the company PD Consult concluded that the population of the island of Maio could triple by 2030, if all the variables were met.

This fact, according to the study, will have an impact on all sectors of economic, social and environmental activity on the island.

The study begins by making an X-ray of the current state of the island which, according to the 2010 census data used in its preparation, had about seven thousand inhabitants, with a small airfield and a port, connected with the country’s capital with two weekly air connections and three regular sea connections weekly, but without a regular and predictable public land transport service.… Read More

Little Africa Maio Project Socialisation

The Municipality of Maio organised, Friday 23rd April at 5 pm, in the Salão Nobre Isaac Pinheiro, a public session for the socialisation of the Little Africa Maio Project.

The session, which was open to the public, was attended by the city council executive, elected officials and investors from the Grupo Internacional Holding Cabo Verde (IHCV), led by the Spanish Enrique Bañuellos.… Read More

Maio: Miguel Rosa classifies the “Little Africa Maio” project

Porto Inglês – The Mayor of Maio, Miguel Rosa, considered that the “Little Africa Maio” project will be “structuring” for the island’s development, with “an impact on all social levels”, hence, it deserves “special attention” from the municipality.

Miguel Rosa participated in the public launching of the project during which several questions and concerns were raised, but promptly clarified by the representative of the International Holding Cape Verde (IHCV) group, led by the Spanish Enrique Bañuellos.… Read More