Cabeólica São Vicente - Selada do Flamengo


The Cabeólica Wind Project comprises four small, separate wind parks on four of Cabo Verde's nine inhabited islands. The parks have a combined generation capacity of 25.5 MW and were commissioned between December 2011 and July 2012. The Investment cost of the Cabeólica wind project (4 wind parks) was approx. 60.9 million €.

The São Vicente wind farm is located in the western part of the island, in the region of Selada de Flamengo, some 6 kilometers from the city of Mindelo. The wind farm occupies approximately 15 hectares of land and contains 7 wind turbines, which corresponds to 5.95 MW of installed capacity.

Key Facts

Year of commissioning: November 2011

Site: Selada do Flamengo (São Vicente)

Developer: Cabeólica SA

Operator: Cabeólica SA

Equipment and service provider: Vestas

More information HERE (Website Cabeólica)




INSTALLED CAPACITY (operational plants) or PLANNED CAPACITY (planned plants): 




Current Status: 



Observatory Country: 

RE&EE Category: 

  • Windpower grid-connected (on and off-shore)
Historical Performance

Year Capacity Available Capacity Installed Capacity Factor Annual Energy Production
2011 5.95 MW 5 608.00 MWh
2014 5.89 MW 5.95 MW 22 211.00 MWh
2015 5.94 MW 5.95 MW 19 072.00 MWh
2016 5.90 MW 5.95 MW 18 264.00 MWh
Vestas Wind Systems A/S
Cabeólica S.A.