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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



9 Feb 2016 | GreenCape would like to appoint a Junior Agriculture Sector Desk Analyst, in response to the growing interest in sustainable agriculture and the need for relevant technologies and solutions. The role is in close association with... read more

9 Feb 2016 | GreenCape has been appointed as the host agency to drive the development and implementation of the proposed green technology Special Economic Zone (SEZ) in Atlantis, Western Cape. The Agency is recruiting a suitable... read more

26 Jan 2016 | Enel Green Power, in the coming years will be committed to providing training in photovoltaic plants and educating households in South Africa in “why” and “how they should participate in building a new... read more

19 Jan 2016 | GreenCape is looking to recruit a suitable candidate for the position of Financial Accountant. For more information on this exciting opportunity, and what is required for the role, please see the full advert here. If you'd... read more