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ABOUT US

GreenCape was established in 2010 to support the growth of the green economy in the Western Cape and was established as a Special Purpose Vehicle to unlock the manufacturing and employment potential in the green economy. Our Vision is that the Western Cape will be the base for renewable energy in South Africa. Read more

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SECTOR DEVELOPMENT

GreenCape has identified several sectors within the green economy to provide industry support. Our sector managers work to develop an ongoing understanding of the industry, all its relevant stakeholders, and its barriers to growth within the sector. Working groups are established to discuss challenges to growth and collaborate on solutions to overcome them. Read more

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WHAT WE DO

By developing an understanding of the green economy, we work with industry to unlock barriers to growth, communicate barriers to government and relevant stakeholders, and provide ongoing information sharing and support. We strive to make the Western Cape an attractive destination for green investment. Read more

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PROJECTS

GreenCape recently widened its scope to incorporate research projects, identified specifically from the challenges identified by our sector managers. Project teams are task oriented and work towards specific goals to solve a particular problem. Read more

 


NEWS & EVENTS

29 Jun 2016 | The Moroccan Office of Industrial and Commercial Property (OMPIC), the French Institut National de la Propriété Industrielle (INPI) and the World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will fund the participation of 44 African (or with... read more


28 Jun 2016 | GreenCape is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Water Project Researcher. For more information on this exciting opportunity, and what is required for the role, please see the full advert... read more


21 Jun 2016 | The International Center on Renewable Energy – Biogás CIBiogás is organizing an Update Course on Biogas Energies and invites interested participants to apply. The e-learning course has been prepared by experts and aims... read more


21 Jun 2016 | The Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA), in collaboration with the South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) have published a report that considers the potential for biogas as an alternative transport fuel in South Africa.... read more