Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Renewable Energy Conference 2023 (REC23)

The Ministry of Energy and Mineral Development together with the National Renewable Energy Platform will host the Renewable Energy Conference & EXPO (REC23 & EXPO), which will take place from 16 – 18 November 2023, at Munyonyo Commonwealth Resort, Kampala, Uganda.

The 3rd  annual Renewable Energy Conference and EXPO 2023 (REC23 & EXPO), organized through the National Renewable Energy Platform (NREP) will bring together thousands of stakeholders from academia, industry, government, development partners, civil society organizations and the general public to share experiences, lessons learnt and best practices/approaches for tackling the energy sector challenges and to foster renewable energy and energy efficiency adoption in Uganda.

The REC23 & EXPO will feature a conference, several side events and exhibitions of renewable energy innovations, businesses & technologies.

Topics Of Interest

  • Tax and finance issues in the energy industry
    Innovation and technology for low-carbon energy systems
  • Delivering clean energy during global crisis – energy security and climate change
  • Carbon markets and quality global carbon market standards
  • Promoting community networks and alliances for energy transition
  • Energy decentralization and involving stakeholders in clean energy transition
  • Raising capital for a just and equitable clean energy transition
  • Transparency and regulations for scaling clean energy markets
  • Biodigesters in waste management and circular bio economy
  • Reinventing waste solutions for improved waste management practices
  • Effectiveness of networks and alliances for energy transition
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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