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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



15 Jul 2016 | The University of Cape Town, is offering a free online course – *Climate Change Mitigation in Developing Countries* through the online learning platform Coursera. The course will cover topics such as facilitation process techniques, energy modeling,... read more

14 Jul 2016 | The Western Cape Department of Economic Development via the Enterprise Development Unit will be hosting and rolling out 6 investment readiness sessions across the province. The Investment Readiness Programme seeks to capacitate early stage,... read more

12 Jul 2016 | GreenCape is recruiting for the position of *Water Sector Junior Analyst. *The analyst will assist water sector stakeholders in overcoming barriers to investments in the water sector. For more information on this exciting opportunity, and on... read more

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