Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Energy Efficiency Awareness in Northern Uganda

From 16th to 20th May 2022, President EEAU Elvis Ssekate traversed the areas of West Nile, Acholi, Lango and Teso (in Uganda) to create awareness of #EnergyEfficiency. In collaboration with Deutsche Gesellschaft für Internationale Zusammenarbeit (GIZ) GmbH PREEEP (Uganda) under the ‘Clean Energy For A Better Life’ campaign, The team held radio talkshows on 90.9 FM Radio Pacis, 88.7 FM Arua One, 95.7 FM Radio Rupiny, 102 Mega FM, 97.7 Unity FM, 102.4 Dokolo FM & 88.4 FM Voice of Teso.

The team made courtesy visit to electricity generation facilities in Arua (300KW Solar at Radio Pacis + 8.2 MW Thermal by Electromaxx + 3.5 MW Hydro by WENERECO) and Soroti (10 MW Solar by Access Solar).
On the energy consumer end, the team visited Soroti Fruits Limited (the manufacturers of TEJU – the indigenous orange and mango juice products) to appreciate the processes and develop an understanding of their energy needs, challenges and opportunities for energy efficiency.

Earlier, on 22/03/2022, EEAU’s Vice President Isaac Ephraim Tumusiime B.and board member Eng. Vincent Ochwo held a talkshow on NTV Uganda under the same campaign. Follow the discussion here:

The campaign message has been simple but consistent. In the current times of increasing energy demand and escalating energy and commodity prices, there has never been a better time to consider using the energy efficiently for homes, businesses, buildings, industries and transportation.

Remember, the cheapest energy is the energy you have not used!

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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