The African country that plans to run on 100% renewable energy by 2020
The island nation of Cape Verde has pledged to power the entire
country with nothing but renewable energy by the year 2020, and vowed to
help other African states work towards the same goal in future.
almost no mineral resources of its own and little arable farmland, the
outcrop in the middle of the Atlantic ocean relies on expensive imports
for almost all the needs of its 550,000 population.
But there are two
things it does have in abundance: sun and wind.