South Africa

The first highly cost-effective solar powered desalination plant in South Africa will be commissioned by the end of October 2018 at Witsand, Hessequa Municipality, Western Cape. 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 Industrial Symbiosis Programme (WISP), a free facilitation service to companies, has been selected as runner-up in the Circular Economy: Public Sector award of The Circulars 2018. Read more


GreenCape is delighted and grateful to have received a grant from the U.S. Trade and Development Agency (USTDA) for a feasibility study to assess the market demand, socio-economic impacts, and key... Read more


Nelson Mandela International Day commemorates the lifetime of service Nelson Mandela gave to South Africa and the world. Read more


Germany hosted a study tour for managers and associates of the South African Renewable Energy Technology Centre (SARETEC) in early September.

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The Daily Maverick has done a story on PTiP (Photovoltaic Technology Intellectual Property), a Stellenbosch based company run by Professor Vivian Alberts.

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South African National Energy Development Institute (SANEDI) have published a report that considers the potential for biogas as an alternative transport fuel in South Africa.

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Renewable energy technologies vary, widely, from energy derived from the wind, to that from organic matter to various uses of energy from the sun. 

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