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The GreenCape online resource library

GreenCape provides credible, quality resources to assist investors, businesses and others interest or working in the green economy. The tools and resources are grouped by focus area, and type, for easy access.

 

As part of GreenCape’s bioeconomy work a joint workshop with Green Chemistry Centre of Excellence from the University of York and the Chemistry Department from the University of Cape Town... Read more


The South African Energy journey finds itself at an exciting juncture. Local utilities have the space to look at sustainable energy solutions that will provide a reliable and secure supply... Read more


GreenCape, in collaboration with the Western Cape Department of Agriculture, launched the GreenAgri portal in September 2015. Read more


This directory (link on the left) provides South African businesses and entrepreneurs with information on available business funding particularly for small and medium sized 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


This paper discusses the opportunities and barriers to effect a shift from a waste management mindset for organics to a sustainable resource use mindset, in order to drive the development... Read more


The Western Cape Government and local municipalities have a chance to play a proactive role in the shifting energy landscape and have committed to doing so through the Energy Security... Read more


This report represents the top down macro-economic approach that aims to help inform and focus the more detailed bottom up work.The macro-economic analysis in this report made use of a... Read more


The goal of the RRFM project is to provide a strategic analysis of the provincial economy and identify possible resource constraints that may limit the competitiveness and resource productivity of... Read more


This report forms part of the Regional Resource Flow Model (RRFM) project of GreenCape. The goal of the RRFM is to provide strategic analysis of the provincial economy to identify... Read more


This report constitutes part of the Regional Resource Flow Model (RRFM) project. It forms part of the bottom-up 'resource needs' component of the project with the explicit aim of updating and... Read more


GreenCape's work in the bioeconomy to achieve sustainable utilisation of the Western Cape’s bio-based resources

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This report considered the impact of process technology selection for triticale-ethanol production on the conversion efficiency, economics and environmental benefits (with greenhouse gas emissions used as a proxy) derived from... Read more


Evaluate alternative biofuel production options, identifying preferred and credible options based on a multi-criteria analysis approach. Read more


What is the business case for biofuels from waste in the Western Cape region, and sustainable bioethanol for heavy duty transport in other parts of South Africa? Read more