Uganda National Renewable Energy & Energy Efficiency Alliance

Volunteer With Us

Volunteer with UNREEEA and help us create a dynamic and well-established Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency sector.

Volunteering with the Uganda National Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Alliance(UNREEEA) means joining the millions of people who share a desire to promote the uptake of clean energy technologies for a cleaner world. Our volunteers make a difference every day, contributing their expertise and experience to add value to the alliance in different functional areas. UNREEEA offers the opportunity for volunteers to work in the areas they know best, while helping the alliance achieve its goal of growing the renewable energy sector.

Who can volunteer with UNREEEA

Anyone over 18 years of age (student, professional or retired)

Committed individuals who want to contribute their services and add value to the alliance

Collaborators interested in living a unique working experience supporting UNREEEA’s mission

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