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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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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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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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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



24 Aug 2016 | *A builders' rubble business case on the Cape Town market illustrates that at least R1.1 million worth of high quality sub-base material could be available per month.*    Key insights and opportunities from this GreenCape business case are summarised... read more

18 Aug 2016 | *You are hereby invited to a GreenCape cocktail & networking event on organic waste treatment & the criteria that makes projects bankable.* Date & time: 23 August 2016 @ 16:30 - 19:00 Venue: GreenCape offices, 18 Roeland... read more

15 Aug 2016 | *Solar PV on packhouses: GreenCape business case demonstrates 15% saving in electricity costs* GreenCape has developed a business case for solar PV for packhouses, with the key insights and opportunities summarised in this short industry... read more

12 Aug 2016 | GreenCape is recruiting for the position of *Energy Services Analyst. * The candidate will be responsible for building and managing relationships with various stakeholders in the energy services space (energy efficiency and renewable energy embedded generation), gathering... read more