Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Membership

UNREEEA is an umbrella organisation consisting of six (6) major Energy Associations in Uganda under which several renewable energy and energy efficient companies and businesses subscribe. 

Services to Members

As a membership organization, UNREEEA’s main services to members are: 

  • Advocacy:  UNREEEA advocates for a conducive environment for private sector involvement in Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency to sustain its growth and development.
  • Brokerage: UNREEEA facilitates partnerships with stakeholders including government, private sector, manufacturers at local, national and regional levels. This will leverage businesses, policies and learning at all levels.
  • Capacity building at different levels for the different actors in according with specific roles and responsibilities.
  • Research and Development: UNREEEA participates in various research and Development projects within the context of clean energy and development with various partners particularly think tanks and academia. This collaboration will provide useful information to members, policy makers and investors to engage in different R&D projects either collectively with other partners or individually. Similarly, such involvement offers support to members to access relevant information that will facilitate investment, trade and innovation in the RE and EE in Uganda.
  • Certification: UNREEEA strives to uphold delegated mandate from government for skills development and certification services for energy sector technicians such artisan, solar technicians, briquette manufacturers and biogas masons and start up ESCOs and RESCOs.
  • Resource mobilization: UNREEEA mobilizes resources from short, medium and long term sources to support institutional development, membership services and sustainability.

If your organization is interested in becoming a member, please click here for details.

Membership Categories

Ordinary Membership

This category consists of companies/organisations with deep interests in growth and promotion of Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency within the sector. These include;

Honorary Membership

This category consists of anyone whom the Alliance wishes to honor for exceptional service to the Renewable Energy Industry.  A proposal to award Honorary Membership is made by designated committees.

Associate Membership

This category consists of companies/organisations whose participation within the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency space is peripheral. These are however key in successful realisation of projects. These include;

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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