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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



27 Nov 2014 | *Join SAPVIA's 15th Networking Event, sponsored by GIZ/Sanedi/RECORD, in Cape Town at African Pride 15 on Orange Hotel.* Date: Thursday, 04 December 2014 Time: 16h00 - 19h00 (registration opens at 15h30) Venue: African Pride 15... read more

25 Nov 2014 | GreenCape will be hosting Eskom's Riaan Smit (Chief Engineer in the Planning Centre of Excellence), where he will discuss the current status with regards to grid connection for round 3 projects and feedback... read more

12 Nov 2014 | GreenCape is proud to announce the first publication of the Green Building Material Catalogue for the Western Cape. This catalogue is a practical and useful reference guide for specific green building materials, providing... read more

10 Oct 2014 | Is your business working on an innovative solution in the “Green Economy”? Are you trying to raise capital to scale your business? If yes, consider joining the 2015 Green Pioneer Acceleration Program. Click... read more