smart cities

cleantech

1,000 cleantech solution companies sought by international label

GreenCape is the South African contact point to assist local cleantech companies to apply to join the Solar Impulse Foundation 1,000 Efficient Solutions Label portfolio.

One Discovery Place achieves six Green Star as-built rating

One Discovery Place is among one of the few projects to have achieved a six Green Star as-built rating from the Green Building Council of South Africa.
electricity access

The need for smarter, more adaptable cities

It is now clearer than ever that the main characteristic of our future cities needs to be adaptability, post COVID-19 pandemic.

Urbanisation is remaking Africa

African cities are estimated to house just more than 1.2 billion people at the moment and will experience a 4% annual growth rate.
Distributed PV

The big question: The future skyline of energy generation in cities

The Big Question we asked the experts is: What are Africa's cities and metros doing to encourage the uptake of distributed energy resources?
COVID-19 FUTURE CITIES

COVID-19 lessons for the future: Data and cooperation are key

"Rather than the vanity projects that some development banks and private financiers have encouraged we need to focus on universal access to basic services."
GBCSA

GBCSA seeks change leader with a passion for the “Green Agenda”

GBCSA is looking for a dynamic CEO to take it to the next level in its mission of accelerating the property industry towards sustainability.
CDP cities

CDP report identifies the cities ramping up climate action ambitions

CDP has revealed that the number of global cities leading on climate action and transparency has more than doubled in 2019 compared to the previous year.
solar street lights

Wifi-enabled solar street lights stimulate SA’s smart city ambitions

In modernising traditional off-grid electrification models, Think WiFi and GreenCape are set to deliver wifi-enabled solar street lights in South Africa.
Mercy Chelangat. IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa

Kenya’s green at heart techie is devoted to smart villages

Mercy Chelangat, an electrical engineer and IEEE Smart Village Ambassador in East Africa, talks about emerging technologies and electrification strategies.

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