July 31, 2019

Photovoltaic solar energy could produce 22.4 GW worldwide in 2030

The recent approval of the new legislation on self-consumption in Spain, has not prevented the Government from having to resort to the importation of ‘dirty’ energy to cover the current demand. Photovoltaic solar energy is, since the end of 2018, the first source of electrical energy installed worldwide. According to the Photovoltaic Energy Systems Program of the International Energy Agency (AIE PVPS), they have exceeded 500GW, a figure that multiplies by 31 the total power used by humans in 2016. Spain has already gotten into the car of self-consumption thanks to the Royal Decree recently signed by the Council of […]
June 26, 2019
Palacio de Formación y Congresos de Fuerteventura

Africagua returns to Fuerteventura in November

The island is the stage of one of the Canary Islands Networking events with greater repercussion for the public and private sectors. For the sixth time, Fuerteventura will host the biennial International Forum of Water and Renewable Energies Africagua. On November 13th and 14th political and economic representatives from Europe, America and Africa will meet at the Training and Congress Center of Fuerteventura. An extensive program of conferences will be developed with the participation of different countries, multilateral organizations and companies from the sector. In them, previous experiences related to Water and Renewable Energies will be exposed showing the needs […]
September 7, 2017

Africagua will bring together ten African, European and American countries to address renewable energies and water solutions

November 6th and 7th Fuerteventura will become an international meeting point for water and renewable energy sector. The 5th edition of Africagua will bring together in the Convention Centre of Puerto del Rosario representatives from ten African, European and American countries, which will take part in a complete program of conferences and workshops. “We are in a privileged geographical situation to show our strengths in renewable energies and water production”, said today 7th September Marcial Morales, President of the Insular Government of Fuerteventura (Cabildo de Fuerteventura), during the press release for the presentation of Africagua 2017. At the press release […]
July 17, 2017


The Government of Canary Islands and its Department of Economy, Industry, Trade and Knowledge, Fuerteventura Island Government (Cabildo), Casa Africa and the Chamber of Commerce in Fuerteventura presented AFRICAGUA 2017 in Dakar (Senegal) last Thursday. The 5th edition of this business forum will count with Senegal as special protagonist in the event. Representants of this African country showed their satisfaction and commitment with AFRICAGUA 2017. In the presentation took part the general director for African Affairs at Government of the Canary Islands, Pablo Martín Carbajal, the Ambassador of Spain to Senegal, Alberto Virella Gomes, the director of Casa Africa, Luis […]
June 10, 2017


A delegation of the Canary Island Government led by its president, Fernando Clavijo, travelled to the United States to promote the Africagua Forum, the international meeting on Water and Renewable Energies to be held in Fuerteventura on the 6th and 7th of November. The delegates held several meetings in Washington and New York to present the new edition of Africagua to institutions and companies working in renewable energy and water technology sectors. These bilateral meetings highlighted Africagua’s mission to bring together under one roof the supply and demand for clean energies on the African continent. The last edition of Africagua […]