Energy Efficiency: Related news and events


GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in partnership with Invest Cape Town, an initiative of the City of Cape Town, invited innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable... Read more


GreenCape and the Friedrich Naumann Foundation for Freedom (FNF), in partnership with Invest Cape Town, an initiative of the City of Cape Town, invite innovators and entrepreneurs with economically viable... Read more


Several businesses, interested in exploring solar PV, struggle to select a solar PV EPC due to the fact that they receive numerous quotations from various EPCs (Engineering, Procurement & Construction)... Read more


GreenCape, in partnership with the Friedrich Naumann Foundation and the Western Cape Government, is hosting a "Green future landscape of the Western Cape" exhibition during Premier Winde's First Thursdays event... 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


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


GreenCape's Energy Programme has been honoured by being chosen as a finalist for the Vision 2030 awards. 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


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


The 5TH Southern African Solar Energy Conference (SASEC 2018) will be held from 25 to 27 June 2018 at the Blue Waters Hotel in Durban, South Africa. Read more


SAREBI Renewable Energy & ENERGY Efficiency Enterprise Development Programme in association with the City of Cape Town have opened Call III for their Enterprise Development programme. Read more


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


A two hour workshop / webinar, titled 'The Future of Oil and Gas in South Africa', will take place at the University of Cape Town (UCT) on 7 June 2017 at... 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


The winners for this year’s Energy Efficiency Forum Awards will be announced on the morning of 1 November 2016, as judged by UCT’s Energy Research Center.

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The Cape Town Energy Forum will be hosting an Energy Efficiency Forum Meeting for Cape Town’s Commercial Sector on 25 August 2016.  In addition to that The Cape Town Energy Efficiency Forum Awards are now open, closing date being on 13 September 2016. 

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GreenCape is in the process of developing a recommended plan of action on energy for the Western Cape Government 

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The National Business Initiative (NBI) is implementing a Private Sector Energy Efficiency Project (PSEE) which aims to improve energy efficiency in commercial and industrial companies in South Africa through the provision of various services to assist companies in identifying and implementing energy saving measures.

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As part of our office retrofits, we’ve replaced a total of 66 bulbs with a combination of energy efficient bulbs and fittings.

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National Treasury published section 12L on 8 November 2013 in Government Gazette No. 37019 which puts into operation deductions of energy efficiency savings in terms of the Income Tax Act of 1962.

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