CERMI is a public entity that operates under the supervision of the Ministries of Energy, Finance and Vocational Training. 

CERMI's opening, in March 2015, was funded by the Luxembourg Cooperation.

Mission: to promote knowledge and dissemination of technologies in renewable energy, energy efficiency and industrial maintenance. It is the operational arm of the Government for the materialisation of energy transition objectives and it implements energy policies. 

Vision: to be a leading and excellence Regional Competency Center for ECOWAS and PALOP countries. 

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Type of organisation

  • Government Agency
  • Non-profit Organisation
  • Renewable Energy Solution Provider

Rural electrification expertise

  • Capacity Building
  • Service Provider

Off-grid system used

  • Micro/Mini-grid

RE-technology used

  • Solar PV

Based in

Cape Verde


Gilson Correia