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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



10 Dec 2014 | Back by popular demand, the Renewable Energy Festival 2015 offers renewable energy industry players a platform to educate and sell their products to the public in a relaxed and engaging environment. The event... read more

4 Dec 2014 | GreenCape would like to thank all those who attended our Eskom networking event this week. With over 110 registered attendees, we hope that you are finding value in the services we offer in... 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