CAPEAFRICA Renewable Energy Services founded in 2009 by Neil Parker. Yats Gopaul joined CAPEAFRICA in 2010 in business development then as a director and acquired the business in February 2015 through Gopaul Group Holdings (Pty) Ltd. The scope and services of the company has gradually increased as the demand for clean & green energy solutions have been sought. CAPEAFRICA has diversified into providing energy related solutions for Rural Communities, Solar PV, Waste to Energy Solutions, Wind Resource Management and installations, Wind and Solar Farm early-stage development, Environmental Impact Assessments and Clean Water Solutions.

The company has increased its capacity to deliver through capacitating itself with a new and energetic board of directors led by Chairperson Dr Lingum G Pillay. In providing engineering services and specialist services within the renewable and green energy sector, CAPEAFRICA are proud to be one of a few South African owned and managed company with a BBBEE level 1 and is ISO 9001:2015 certified.

A component of our capacity building was forging strategic partnerships with the likes of:

  • Geodyne SA
  • Merseta
  • Northlink College
  • Probiosphere of Quebec, Canada
  • Nessa Lighting of Ahmedabad, India
  • Monnsson of Constanta, Romania

We are also proud of our delivery to solutions for the rural South Africa and Africa through sustainable renewable energy solutions.

Project delivery

CAPEAFRICA is committed to delivering professional service and quality workmanship, every effort is made to ensure efficient and optimal project delivery

Local Economic Development – Building Capacity

Specialising in “local content” Site-engineering – servicing the South African Wind and Solar Energy Industry. Skills development and training, particularly within the previously disadvantaged groups, forms an integral part of our company’s growth profile


CAPEAFRICA has been evaluated in terms of the Broad Based Black Economic Empowerment Act 53 of 2003 and has obtained level 1 B-BBEE accreditation.

Quality, Health & Safety and Environment Management

All projects and site works shall be undertaken in compliance with International Standards in Quality: ISO 9001, Health & Safety: ISO 18000, and Environmental Management: ISO 14000.

ISO 9001:2015

CAPEAFRICA was certified an ISO 9001:2015 company by the South African Bureau of Standards (SABS) in March 2013.


  • Wind
  • Solar PV solutions
  • Waste to energy
  • Environmental & social investment assessment
  • Wind and solar farm scoping and preparation to preferred bidder status
  • Engineering service