Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance

1.5 Degrees: Africa’s Net Zero Conference & Exhibition

Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA) is a proud partner of Africa’s inaugural climate change event “1.5 Degrees Africa’s net zero conference exhibition and experience” Join us, and Africa’s top experts, on the 28-30th March 2023 in Cape town to discuss Climate change and sustainability challenges, opportunities and policies. 

1.5 Degrees Africa’s inaugural climate change event” is the first African event of its kind, well timed, given the growing global shifts and the multifaceted and layered debates across the African continent regarding environmental sustainability, economic development and climate justice. 

The event becomes an important and significant progressive enabler in bringing together both captains of industries and key policymakers across the continent and beyond to consider and imagine a world we would all like to live in, including future generations.


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  • 5-day seminar
  • In-depth trainings on technical, financial and didactic topics
  • Group work, discussions, as well as computer-based and interactive exercises

Target group:

  • Trainer with previous experiences in access to finance education, banking, clean energy or climate finance
  • Professionals who wish to enhance their financial evaluation and didactical skills in order to become a trainer in the field of green energy/climate finance

After the TtT-Seminar, participating trainers are:

  • Provided with a starter kit of slides, exercises and additional tools for trainers
  • Equipped with hard facts and soft skills to develop their individual training
  • Capacitated to undertake courses autonomously


Topics addressed include:

  • Political and legal frameworks of the energy market in Uganda
  • Characteristics of decentralised RE markets in sub-Saharan Africa
  • Technologies for small- and medium-scale renewable energy applications
  • Business models for decentralised RE technologies
  • Business plan development
  • SME Finance and loan assessment cycle
  • Project Finance / RE and EE project evaluation
  • International climate finance options
  • Accessing the Green Climate Fund

Implemented through:

  • RE and EE case studies from Uganda, Senegal and other SSA-markets
  • Live expert-led webinars to discuss specific questions