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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The experts in our network offer free, personalised one-on-one coaching and targeted introductions to investors, providing a fast-track to investment.
We have a pipeline of investment-ready climate and clean energy projects selected for economic viability, environmental sustainability and social impact.
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.
The International Vienna Energy and Climate Forum (IVECF) 2023 showcased bold, scalable and transformative solutions to inspire and drive actions towards achieving the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement. The Forum gathered senior decision-makers, international experts, and other stakeholders on 2 and 3 November 2023 at the Hofburg Conference Centre in Vienna, Austria. The […]Read further
2022 was a year of global challenges: ongoing impacts of the pandemic and the war in Ukraine resulted in a significant increase in food and energy prices and tightening financial conditions, all factors which are hindering the efforts towards the Paris Agreement on Climate Change and the Sustainable Development Goals. Despite these difficult circumstances, PFAN […]Read further
On October 25, 2023, at the esteemed Asia Clean Energy Summit (ACES) hosted at the Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre in Singapore, twelve start-ups stepped into the spotlight. The panel, featuring Andrew Wong, Director of TRIREC; Marga Mazo, Investment Director of Mirova SunFunder; Peter Story, PFAN Global Coordinator; and Stanley Ng, Program Director of New […]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.