Western Cape Premier Alan Winde hosted a Cabinet meets business with a focus on energy on the 23 August 2022. With the economic impact of South Africa's energy crisis high on the agenda, this engagement was centered on sharing the efforts of the government and Eskom to build our energy resilience into the future.
Speakers included Premier Alan Winde, Mayor Geordin Hill-Lewis, Eskom CEO Andre de Ruyter, and other WCG and City of Cape Town officials.
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The Western Cape Government (WCG) held an energy workshop on 27th July 2022 under the theme “Mapping Our Energy Pathway”. As part of the WCG's ongoing efforts, bold proposals and solutions were put on the table for speedy consideration. The energy workshop covered a range of cross-cutting energy topics – including municipal procurement, pool buying and Independent Power Producers (IPPs), green hydrogen, wheeling, Small-scale embedded generation (SSEG), battery storage and Liquid Natural Gas (LNG).
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Theme 1 - Setting the context
Theme 2 - Energy resilience for public and private sector
Theme 3 - Emerging opportunities ... or not?
GreenCape, through the support of the Western Cape Government, has released their market intelligence reports on various green economy sectors. Through close working relationships with businesses, investors, government, and academia, the sector desks are in a unique position to collect, create, and disseminate free market intelligence on the green economy.
Market intelligence reports (MIRs)
Who are they for? The reports are written for investors and businesses who are currently active or interested in green economy sectors in the Western Cape and South Africa.
What's in them? Each report provides an overview of the market within a sector, including key developments and achievements, the key players, legislation and regulation, market opportunities and challenges, funding opportunities, and an overview of general green economy investment opportunities.
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The Department of Economic Development and Tourism has worked with GreenCape who provides credible, quality resources to assist investors, businesses, and others working in the green economy. Under the direction of DEDAT, Green Cape have developed various industry briefs and case studies for both the water and energy sectors for businesses to become resilient.