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 - 31 October
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
Call for Climate and Clean Energy Projects: Next Deadline 31 October 2021
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 […]Read further
Gender-Smart Practices in Climate Entrepreneurship Support: Insights from an ecosystem workshopRead further
PFAN Launches its Flagship Accelerator in Pakistan
At Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN), we understand that great change starts with an idea and building a business out of an idea takes a lot of time, expertise and effort. While Pakistan’s green energy ecosystem is steadily emerging as a prominent driver of the green transition, many companies are at early stages of growth […]Read further
Pakistan E-mobility Forum "A Business Opportunity in Motion"
Launched officially in February 2021, the Pakistan Private Sector Energy Project (PPSE) focuses on expanding the portfolio of commercially-viable clean energy projects in Pakistan and providing support to enable them to access financing and reach financial close. Supported by USAID, the project targets small and medium-sized enterprises (SMEs) in Pakistan, including those located in industrial […]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.