Porto Novo will be the first municipality 100% covered with photovoltaic systems for water production – Government

Porto Novo, Apr 10 (Inforpress) – The municipality of Porto Novo (Santo Antão) will reach 100% coverage of solar photovoltaic systems for the water production for agriculture.

The Ministry of Agriculture and Environment forecasts that the latest systems are already in the implementation phase and should be installed within two to three months, when all boreholes in this county will be equipped with solar panels.

This is a measure, according to the delegate of the Ministry of Agriculture and Environment in Porto Novo, Joel Barros, that will have “great impact” in reducing water costs, expanding the irrigated area and increasing agricultural production.

According to this responsible, the photovoltaic systems for the four remaining boreholes have already been acquired, and the assembly work is completed during the first half of this year.

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