Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance

Launch of the Updated East Africa Solar Taxation Handbook and Portal

UNREEEA is pleased to invite you to join the East African Renewable Energy Associations as they virtually launch the updated East Africa Solar Tax Handbook, and Solar Tax Portal, on Thursday 7th July 2022 from 10am EAT.

The handbook and portal aim to provide guidance to importers looking to import solar products in the East African Region and captures recent changes in the tax laws within the EAC region, as well as the recent 2022 HS Codes as published by the World Customs Organization (WCO).

Upon registration, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the launch.

We look forward to engaging with you during the launch.

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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