Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance

Live Event: Open Innovation Demo

Learn how to add the OpenPAYGO Token to your solar devices 

Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA) and Uganda Solar Energy Association (USEA) in partnership with EnAccess Foundation are pleased to invite you to the interactive demonstration of OpenPAYGO Token

The OpenPAYGO Token, funded by EnAccess and developed by Solaris Offgrid, has been widely adopted in the off-grid sector and many companies want to get started but need help. This live demo will show you step-by-step how to use Open Source materials to incorporate the Token into your own solar-based devices. 

During this 1-hour Demo you will discover how simple it is to use Open Source materials to incorporate innovations into your own products. At the end of the Demo, you will have the opportunity to ask questions and receive technical assistance.

 

OpenPAYGO Token – What is it?

💡 Token system with hardware and software agnostic technology

👉 Enables PAYGO functionality

👉 Makes products PAYGO compatible

👉 Widely used by companies in the off-grid industry

👉 It’s Open Source – use the hardware & software designs freely!

Event Details

Date and Time

Agenda

  1. Introductions
    • Dr. Nicholas Mukisa, UNREEEA
    • Vivien Barnier, EnAccess

  2. Demo: Adding OpenPAYGO Token into Solar Devices
  3. Covering the Basics
    • Token generation modes
    • Device set-up parameters
  4. Live Coding
    • Server & device set
      • Token generation on the server
      • Token decoding on the device
  5. Q&A




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TRAIN-THE-TRAINER

  • 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

12-WEEK ONLINE TRAINING

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