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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



1 Sep 2014 | GreenCape, as part of the Steering Committee for the Eden District Landfill PPP process, is quite pleased to announce that Eden District Municipality (EDM) is seeking to pre-qualify waste management companies or consortia to develop,... read more

25 Aug 2014 | The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiently Partnership (REEEP), SANEDI and GreenCape are hosting a 2 day workshop in Cape Town from 29-30 September 2014. The workshop is an opportunity to further discussions and... read more

20 Aug 2014 | GreenCape CEO, Evan Rice, was recently interviewed on CNBC Africa to discuss the renewable energy mix in South Africa. Rice sat alongside Wido Schnabel from Jinko Solar, who opened a PV panel manufacturing... read more

19 Aug 2014 | This programme, now in its second year, is part of the Western Cape Government’s aim to create a vibrant, innovative and sustainable economy characterised by growth, employment and increasing equity and opportunity. It is... read more