Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance

Hydro Power Association of Uganda

About HPAU

The Hydro Power Association of Uganda (HPAU) was formed and duly incorporated in Uganda June 2014 with an aim to pursue realistic promotion, development and deployment of sustainable clean energy solutions. It brings together private companies dealing in various aspects of hydropower development.


To become a partner of choice for hydropower development in Uganda and globally.


HPAU seeks to contribute to the national, regional and global development and sound management of hydropower resources for sustainable access to energy for improved socio-economic progress.


HPAU Members


HPAU Contacts

Board Committee Members



  • 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