Atlantis SEZ: Related news and events


Cape Town has experienced a multi-year drought, and many residents and businesses have started using alternative water sources and will continue to do so. Read more


GreenCape recently commissioned a skills audit report to identify and understand the skills gaps in Atlantis and to prioritise possible solutions for these gaps. Read more


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, has published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


English version here.   IsiXhosa version here. Daar word beraam dat daar teen 2030 $90 triljoen se investering in die globale groen ekonomie sal wees. Read more


Afrikaans version here. IsiXhosa version here. It is estimated that by 2030, $90 USD trillion would have been invested in the global green economy. Read more


The Atlantis SEZ is pleased to invite the community of Atlantis to a feedback meeting on 18 July at 17:30. Read more


The City of Cape Town has released a draft Resilience Strategy which is now available for public comment. Read more


GreenCape, in conjunction with the City of Cape Town and 100 Resilient Cities, has published a series of case studies showcasing practical examples of resilience in action in Cape Town. Read more


GreenCape, supported by the City of Cape Town, has initiated a project that seeks to identify and understand the skills development needs in Atlantis and to prioritise solutions for any gaps.... Read more


GreenCape and the Oversight Committee, appointed by the community of Atlantis to oversee the election of members to the ASEZ-CSN, have released the findings on the election process. Read more


The City of Cape Town offers electricians a substantial incentive for PV installation training plus the PV GreenCard Assessment at SARETEC. The subsidised cost is only R2,550 excl. Read more


Atlantis SEZ Community Stakeholder Network (ASEZ-CSN) to be established, with AGM on 7 February 2019 A draft Terms of Reference, to pave the way for an Atlantis SEZ community structure, the ASEZ-CSN, was... Read more


Draft SEDIC Bill and Notice 
  Dec 18, 2018     News
Please find below a notice and draft bill that may be of interest to you as a stakeholder of the Atlantis Special Economic Zone for Green Technologies. Read more


The Atlantis SEZ Community Stakeholder Network (ASEZ-CSN) AGM has been scheduled for February 2019 to enable more community organisations to participate. Read more


NOTE: Proposal deadline extended until 18 January 2018 Cape Town has experienced a multi-year drought, and many residents and businesses have started using alternative water sources and will continue to do so.... Read more


The SAB Foundation Tholoana Programme is emabrking on an ambitious search for SA’s most promising and determined entrepreneurs. Read more


How to invest in the Atlantis SEZ?Steps for application Ensure you have a new venture in a business that is "greentech". Read more


The SAWEEEDA NPC intends to submit, to the Minister of Environmental Affairs, an Industry Waste Management Plan (IndWMP) for the management of Electrical and Electronic waste, in terms of the Section 28... Read more


The Atlantis Renewable Energy Challenge (AREC) is a competition for primary and high school learners to identify local opportunities for products powered by renewable energy. Read more


South Africa is on the brink of adopting a new national plan to handle the estimated 360 000 tonnes of e-waste produced annually. Read more


The National Department of Environmental Affairs (DEA) issued the Section 28 Call for Industry Waste Management Plans on 6th December 2017. Read more


PETCO will host workshops around the country to present the PET Sector Waste Management Plan and to obtain feedback and comments from stakeholders. Read more


The Western Cape Government would like to find out more about your business to establish where they can refine Government interventions to assist your business to grow while reducing youth... Read more


The City of Cape Town, assisted by GreenCape, is inviting people to submit quotes for a conceptual design for the provision of Non-Motorised Transport (NMT) facilities along the Kuilsrivier River... Read more


Business Boost Programme  The Gordon Institute of Business Science (GIBS) invites you to participate in the Business Boost Programme; an 8 month long programme that will enhance the competitiveness of your business... Read more


The City of Cape Town, assisted by GreenCape, is seeking quotes for the procurement of Safety Reflective Bibs for distribution to cyclists from lower income areas to improve visibility. Read more


SEED, in cooperation with SWITCH-Africa Green, is hosting a SAG-SEED SEA Starter workshop in Cape Town for future Entrepreneurs with business ideas in Eco-inclusive field. Read more


Fetola is launching the Groundswell Programme for entrepreneurs with products or services that can address environmental challenges. Read more


Sarebi, together with Stop Reset Go, the Cape Town Science Centre, concerned organisations, business leaders, and design shapers, have organised a citizen based event to develop innovative design solutions for the water... Read more


On 19 January 2018 the City of Cape Town released a request for ideas (RFI) to the marketplace on how the City can make use of digital technology and data... Read more


The Western Cape Manufacturing Indaba is taking place on the 22nd November 2017 at Century City ICC, Cape Town. Read more


SOLTRAIN is presenting its second specialised course on "solar heat for industrial application". Read more


On September 10th South Africa’s Trade and Industry Minister, Rob Davies, issued a notice to designate Atlantis a Special Economic Zone (SEZ). Read more


The City of Cape Town and SAREBI have made their third call for applications for their Entrepreneurs in Energy Programme. Read more


The Embassy of France in South Africa and the Technology Innovation Agency (TIA) are implementing the Young Enterprise Initiative South Africa (YEI South Africa), focused on providing South African start-up companies with... Read more


The City of Cape Town and SAREBI are calling for applications for their Entrepreneurs in Energy Programme. Read more


“Think global, act local” The Belgium Embassy have launched a competition called “Street Art Meets Climate Change” in line with their current Development Cooperation focus on climate change and the green... Read more


On May 30th GreenCape launched it's Annual Report for the 2016/17 financial year - the first of it's kind for the organisation. Read more


Solar just became safer with the South African PV industry Association's (SAPVIA) photovoltaic (PV) GreenCard. Read more


MSC Academy (Previously Master Artisan Academy South Africa) will be hosting another PV Installer Training sponsored by Enel Green Power. Read more


Applications for the Global Cleantech Innovation Programme of SA (GCIP-SA) are now open and the closing date is 26th April 2017. Read more


We are proud to announce the publication of GreenCape’s 2017 market intelligence reports, covering key green economy sectors: Utility-scale renewable energy Energy services Agriculture Waste Water Who are they for?Our reports are for investors and businesses... Read more


On 17 February 2017, the South African Department of Trade and Industry (dti) held a briefing session to discuss the uptake of dti incentives in the Western Cape Province. Read more


GreenCape participated in the Industry Gives Back campaign, which highlighted careers in the wind energy industry, in this case linked to Atlantis in preparation for the Green Special Economic zone.

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The event, on the 8th November at the Cape Town International Convention Centre – aims to bolster the province’s manufacturing operations, unlock untapped potential and introduce delegates to new potential partners and suppliers.

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Good news for GreenCape’s members! South Africa is has the world’s fastest-growing green economy, according to a new report issued by international ratings agency, Moody’s.

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The Western Cape Province Government has applied for the Atlantis industrial area to be designated as a Special Economic Zone (SEZ) under the dti scheme. 

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CEO Evan Rice explains that not only is renewable energy already happening in South Africa, but it's creating massive headway in the green economy and the move away from fossil fuels.

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