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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



18 Sep 2014 | Watch as the GreenCape team, Evan Rice, Manfred Dutschke and Thabo Thulare discuss the South African Renewable Energy sector and how it's working to create jobs and combat climate change, in Al Gore's... read more

18 Sep 2014 | It is with great excitement that we announce the hosting of the Bavarian “Energy-efficient Design and Construction” Exhibition under the newly renovated Provincial Legislature entrances in Wale Street from 08 till 13 October... read more

18 Sep 2014 | The Better Living Challenge’s signature Showcase event will be taking place in October and November 2014, comprised of an exhibition at the V&A Waterfront and life-size interactive displays, talks and debates at the... read more

12 Sep 2014 | Green Cape is running a programme called WISP (Western Cape Industrial Symbiosis Programme) and we would like to invite you to attend our upcoming workshop on the 22nd of October 2014. The workshop is... read more