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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



29 Sep 2014 | As part of the World Design Capital initiative #WDC297, the Stellenbosch Innovation District (SID) presents a platform in 2014 to build momentum for innovation by bringing vision to social action. SID's aspirations for... read more

29 Sep 2014 | GreenCape and WCADI will be hosting a workshop on energy efficiency and renewable energy opportunities in the aquaculture sector. The sector is set to double in the coming 5 - 10 years and... read more

29 Sep 2014 | The Department of Economic Development and Tourism (DEDAT) will be hosting an incentive roadshow, bringing various national departments and business development support agencies to your region. The goal of the roadshow is to create... read more

25 Sep 2014 | GreenCape, Mazars and Cliffe Dekker Hofmeyr recently partnered together for a networking event on Tax and Commercial Matters Pertaining to the Renewable Energy Sector. Mike Mulcahy, GreenCape, gave an update on the progress of... read more