City of Cape Town calls for Submissions on an “Innovative Sustainable Energy Solution”

The City of Cape Town is calling on people to submit their innovative sustainable energy solutions to help improve service delivery. The deadline for submissions is 14 June 2019.


According the City of Cape Town (CoCT) “sustainability is essential” in achieving their vision for “a more resilient future for the citizens of Cape Town”, thus playing a key role in their planning and decision-making.

CoCT aims to evaluate the market for sustainable energy interventions that can be added to their existing programmes in order to improve energy security and secure a pathway to low carbon development.

CoCT is calling on citizens to share their ideas or other input that could improve the city’s existing and/or new infrastructure and data.

Areas of interest include, but are not limited to:

  1. 1. Alternate transportation
  2. 2. Alternate waste management
  3. 3. Demand-side management and load shifting
  4. 4. Energy efficiency
  5. 5. Micro-grids for backyarders and un-electrifiable areas
  6. 6. Renewable energy
  7. 7. Smart metering
  8. 8. Institutional or policy changes in support of the above

Download and read the full Request For Information (RFI) Notice for more information.

Evaluation criteria

Proposed solutions should be designed to allow for adapting, upgrading and integrating into the city’s current infrastructure and address one or more of the particular areas identified in the Request for Information (RFI), as follows:

Each idea will be evaluated with the following criteria in mind:

  • behavioural change
  • energy security
  • Implementability
  • job creation and income generation capacity
  • skills development
  • sustainability

Submit your ideas

To have your submissions considered, all you need to do is submit a proposal detailing the solution you recommend along with supporting documentation. Local and international submissions are welcome.

Step 1: Download and complete the proposal template
Step 2: Combine your proposal and any supporting documents into one PDF document:

  • Submissions should not exceed 10 pages (including supporting documentation).
  • The maximum size for submissions is 10 MB.

Step 3: Submit your proposal online.

For more information about the RFI or have any questions, send an email to:

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