Environment and renewable energy fair

Quarteira will be hosting an exhibition dedicated to the environment and renewable energies next month.

The fifth Expo Ambiente e Energias Renováveis (Environment and Renewable Energies Exhibition) will be at Praça do Mar in Quarteira between May 13 and 15.

The event includes an extensive programme of activities related to the sectors concerned and will feature the presence of leading renewable energy companies, whose representatives will be on hand to inform people about environmentally friendly equipment and non-polluting vehicles.

The fair will exhibit models of the SW Energy electric bikes (BM and Predator models) powered by lithium batteries, as well as electric scooters, cars and bicycles, and the hybrid Toyota Prius.

A spokesman from the organisers said: “This exhibition of technologies, equipment, vehicles, goods and environmentally-friendly services also includes a diverse programme of activities such as environmental education workshops aimed at schools, film screenings and a seminar on profitable investments in renewable energy organised by the Portuguese Association of Environmental Engineering.”

The event, which is free to enter, will be open from midday to 11pm.

For more information, please call 964 144 312 or visit www.algarverenovavel.com (only available in Portuguese).