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Mayor of Santa Cruz, Cape Verde visits Aeronautica, AWD

The mayor of Santa Cruz, Orlando Sanches, visited the headquarters of Aeronautica Windpower and Associated Wind Developers, LLC this week, as part of a larger tour of New England in which he connected with many members of the vibrant diaspora.

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The Water Crisis

One in three people in the world lack access to safe, clean water. Almost one fifth of the world’s population, nearly 1.2 billion people, live in areas where water is physically scarce. But water scarcity surpasses a physical lack of

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Wind4Water – The Cape Verde Connection

How did a renewable energy consortium based out of Massachusetts get involved with a tiny island nation off the coast of Africa?It turns out that Associated Wind Developers and Cape Verde have a lot more in common than one might

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Cape Verde: The Water Problem

The small, Portuguese-speaking country of Cape Verde, which is located off the western coast of Africa, has long faced extreme water shortages. With less than 50mm of rainfall a year and one of the lowest groundwater tables on the continent, the

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Wind4Water© Team Member Intro – Mark Lampman

I came by my interest in sustainable development because of the very grave context in which I was first introduced to the emerging field of renewable energy. I had the fortune of serving for over 8 years in the Special

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Team Leader Matt Glynn on Wind-Powered Desalination Plants

AS I have travelled the world from Mexico, to Haiti, to Africa, to Cape Verde, I have seen many of the same problems. Most of these problems stem from the same issue-lack of clean water. In these countries, I have

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World Water Day

Friday March 22 is World Water Day! The Wind4Water© team is working hard to implement our technology all over the world to serve fresh drinking water to those one billion of the earth’s inhabitants that lack access to fresh drinking

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