The Private Financing Advisory Network is a global network of climate and clean energy financing experts, which offers free business coaching and investment facilitation to entrepreneurs developing climate and clean energy projects in emerging markets.
Our goals are to build clean energy markets one business at a time, mitigate climate change and mobilise private investment in support of the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Initiated by the UNFCCC and the Climate Technology Initiative (CTI) in 2006, PFAN is hosted jointly by the United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) and the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP).About PFAN
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We work with you
Entrepreneurs & Businesses
The experts in our network offer free, personalised one-on-one coaching and targeted introductions to investors, providing a fast-track to investment.
Investors & Financial Institutions
We have a pipeline of investment-ready climate and clean energy projects selected for economic viability, environmental sustainability and social impact.
Consultants & Advisors
We are always on the lookout for new consultants who would like to be part of our global community and work with our exciting, high-potential projects.
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Next Application Deadline - 28 August 2022
Are you looking for funding for your climate or clean energy project or to scale up your existing business? PFAN’s expert network of advisors can help you get there. Selected PFAN projects undergo intensive one-on-one coaching to perfect their business plans, financial structures and investment pitches. Once investment-ready, projects may be invited to present at PFAN and partner events, or receive tailored investment facilitation services.
Latest News & Events
PFAN and Serengeti Energy launch their first renewable energy incubator programme
Serengeti Energy in collaboration with the Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is excited to announce the launch of the 2022 Umoja Incubator. The incubator aims to help aspiring entrepreneurs in renewable energy to bring their project to financial close. This is achieved by improving the bankability of the most promising renewable energy projects through access […]Read further
Job Vacancy: Country Coordinator for MalaysiaRead further
Job Vacancy: Country Coordinator for Myanmar
PFAN is currently seeking candidates for the position of Country Coordinator for Myanmar. About PFAN The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) is a global network of climate and clean energy financing experts initiated since 2006. Since its inception, PFAN has helped to mobilize more than USD 2 billion of financing for small and […]Read further
PFAN's workshop at NDCFI: “Accelerating decarbonatization to achieve climate targets: The role of the private sector”
Member States of the Organization of Eastern Caribbean States (OECS) are individually and collectively endeavouring to build their resilience to climate change and to transition to low carbon economies. The Caribbean NDC Finance Initiative (NDCFI), a collaborative initiative of the OECS Commission and the Government of Saint Lucia, is hosting its 2nd NDCFI Forum from […]Read further
The United Nations Industrial Development Organization (UNIDO) is a specialized agency of the United Nations that promotes industrial development, while adhering to the following four strategic objectives: creating shared prosperity, advancing economic competitiveness, safeguarding the environment, and strengthening knowledge and institutions. In the pursuit of its mission, UNIDO supports entrepreneurship and facilitates innovation in low- and middle-income countries, while also ensuring that this enhances their progress towards a low-carbon and climate resilient future.
The Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (REEEP) is an international non-profit based in Vienna, Austria. REEEP designs and implements tailor-made financing mechanisms, utilising targeted injections of public funding to build dynamic, sustainable markets and ultimately make clean energy and energy efficiency technology accessible and affordable to all. REEEP invests primarily in disruptive approaches led by small- and medium-sized enterprise (SME) players in low- and middle-income countries, facilitating market- and community-led energy transitions.