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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



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

12 Sep 2014 | GreenCape's Waste Economy Project would like to commission a service provider (legal firm) with specialists in legislation and regulations pertaining to energy, waste & environmental management, development & planning, and municipal administration to review... read more

3 Sep 2014 | Renewable Energy is one of the fastest growing sectors in South Africa and it’s hard to believe that we have already reached the fourth round of Request for Proposals (RFP). Please join our... read more

3 Sep 2014 | The Western Cape Government Environmental Affairs and Development Planning (“Department”), in collaboration with GreenCape hereby invites industry bodies, developers, suppliers, demolition companies, government, waste service providers, academia, generators and other key stakeholders within the construction... read more