Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Uganda National Biogas Alliance

About UNBA

To catalyze the dissemination of biogas as clean cooking technologies in Uganda through a private sector approach, business associations in the Ugandan biogas sector formed the Uganda National Biogas Alliance (UNBA) in April 2014. UNBA was registered later that year in November and now serves as the national umbrella organization of the Ugandan biogas sector, aiming to unite and support all stakeholders and the existing regional associations in the biogas sector.

The regional associations of now are:

Furthermore, UNBA is open to Associate Members like private sector enterprises, Scientific Faculties or donors.

Vision

Be a leading driver for a commercially viable biogas sector in Africa.

Mission

Consolidate sustainable associations that contribute to the global development of commercial biogas sector for improved livelihoods and socio-economic progress.

Objectives

In order to achieve the said objectives and to create more benefits to any member of UNBA and its regional associations, the following are the action areas:

UNBA Members

UNBA Contacts

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