Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Wind Power Association of Uganda

About WPAU

The Wind Power Association of Uganda (WPAU) is an association that brings together several private companies dealing in various aspects of Wind Power Technology in Uganda and its main aim is to promote wind power technology in Uganda. We incorporated WPAU in 2016 as a company limited by guarantee, and is a member of Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance (UNREEEA).

Vision

To become a partner of choice for wind power development globally.

Mission

To contribute to the global development and sound management of wind power resources for sustainable access to energy and improved social economic progress.

Objectives

WPAU Members

WPAU 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