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  1. AFREPREN/FWD Energy, Environment and Development Network for Africa Overview of CABURESA Project Capacity Building for Renewable Energy SMEs (and End Users) in Africa Hotel Paradise on the Nile Jinja, Uganda 22 – 23 June 2010

  2. Project Background Kenya Tanzania Uganda Mozambique Zambia • Project duration: January 2009 - December 2012 • Countries covered: • Zambia • Tanzania • Uganda • Kenya • Mozambique

  3. Project Objectives • Enhancing the skills and expertise of interested SMEs/agro-industries/tourism entities/rural institutions and financiers on renewable energy development • Strengthening the capacity of local, national and regional financiers in the development of pro-poor renewable energy and energy efficiency options in sub-Sahara Africa. • Promoting an enabling environment for renewable energy and energy efficiency among SMEs/agro-industries/tourism entities/rural institutions in Eastern and Southern Africa

  4. Expected Activities • Phase I: Inception Phase • Launching of the Project • Phase II: Project Implementation Phase • Capacity Building • Models for demonstration & training • Training seminars • Attachments • Investment Promotion • Identify SMEs in renewable energy to support to scale up operations • Identify end-users who could benefit from use of renewable energy • Policy Development and Outreach • Promote sound renewable energy policies for adoptions • Seminars for policy makers

  5. Expected Outcomes • Investment support for at least 10 SMEs/agro-industries/tourist entities/rural institutions (feasibility studies, co-financing of equipment) • Capacity building support for at least 10 SMEs/agro-industries/tourist entities/rural institutions • Training for 100 people including specialized hands-on technical training • Regional studies • Models + full-scale and working renewable energy & energy efficiency technologies installed • Large: improved institutional cookstoves wind pumps, wind turbines, boiler components, steam turbine components, small hydro components, control systems, etc • Small: improved household cookstoves, monitoring equipment, heat recovery systems, daylighting, solar water heaters, solar photovoltaics, etc • Supportive renewable energy and energy efficiency policies proposed • Draft standard power purchase agreements/Feed-in Tariffs proposed • Engagement with policy makers at various levels

  6. Progress to Date • 10 demontration units (biomass institutional stoves) installed in Uganda • Consultative Meetings with financing instutions, donor agencies and other key stakeholders. • Signed Cooperation Agreements with 2 Potential National Partners • Commissioned 7 studies in project countries (Zambia, Uganda, Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya) • Over 150 potential initiatives have been identified for support

  7. This Workshop… Kenya Tanzania Uganda Zambia • Key Objectives: • Sensitize stakeholders on the benefits of renewable energy and energy efficiency • To bring together stakeholders interested in biomass energy specifically in the development of institutional energy-efficient woodstoves for schools.  • Set the stage for replicating the limited success registered in schools in and around Jinja in others parts of Uganda as well as other countries within the region • Propose a sustainable financing mechanism in which schools and other institutions could benefit from by obtaining financing for installation of institutional energy-efficient stoves.  • Learn from the challenges facing energy-efficient stove dissemination and options available to overcome the challenges identified • Participating countries: Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya • Participating institutions: • Educational Institutions – Schools and Universities • Government Agencies • CSOs • NGOs • Research Institutions • Micro-finance Institutions

  8. This Workshop… • Workshop Organization: • Organized by KORD • First 2 days on CABURESA and 3rd day on SustainergyWeb • Interactive format: Presentations, Plenary Sessions, Group Sessions, Exhibit and Field Visits • Key Issues Addressed: • Benefits of institutional energy-efficient woodstoves to schools.  • Potential for replication of the limited success registered in chools in and around Jinja area within other parts of Uganda and in other countries within the region • Financing options for installation of institutional energy-efficient stoves in schools and other institutions • Lessons learnt from the challenges facing energy-efficient stove dissemination and options available to overcome the identified challenges • Participating countries: Uganda, Tanzania, Zambia and Kenya • Participating institutions: • Educational Institutions – Schools and Universities • Government Agencies • CSOs • NGOs • Research Institutions • Micro-finance Institutions

  9. Request Full Presentation • This presentation is available on an exchange basis. • If you find it to be useful, we encourage you to send us any relevant publications from your organization. • To request for the full presentation, please fill in the publications request form (http://www.afrepren.org/Pubs/request/request.htm)

  10. This Workshop… For More Information… AFREPREN/FWD P.O Box 30979 – 00100 GPO Nairobi, Kenya Tel: +254 -20-3866032 Email: afrepren@africaonline.co.ke Website: http://www.afrepren.org/caburesa/