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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

31 Aug 2015 | Informative and entertaining videos help explain the importance of plastics recycling POLYCO, the non-profit Polyolefin Recycling Company, has just released a series of five informative and fun YouTube-style videos to explain the importance of plastics recycling,... read more


21 Aug 2015 | Venue: Cape Sun Hotel, Strand Street Date: 16 & 17th September 2015 This will be  a 3rd conference which will be mainly focusing on the benchmarking green measures achieved within the public sector health facilities. One... read more


21 Aug 2015 | A second independent study by the Council for Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) found that renewable energy from South Africa's first wind and solar (photovoltaic) projects created R4 billion more financial benefits to... read more


5 Aug 2015 | As part of GreenCape's aim to support both public and private stakeholders in the renewable energy sector, we are pleased to support the City of Cape Town and the DoE in the upcoming... read more