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Climate Technology Initiative Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN)

2006 - ongoing

Implementing agencies

African partners
Pan-African organisation, Other public body, Civil society

Names of African partners involved
Pan African Vision for the Environment (PAVE), the Green Knowledge Institute (GKI), the Greening Kenya Initiative (GKI), the Development Bank of Southern Africa (DBSA), the Development Bank of Ethiopia (DBE)

Donor involvement (incl. IOs)
Multi-donor, Bilaterals involved

Names of donors involved (incl. IOs
USAID, SIDA, Governments of Australia and Norway

Geographical scope

Countries where active

Renewables, Electricity, Energy Efficiency

Sub Sectors (Electricity)
Electricity system, Grid connected generation, Mini-grids, Stand-alone off-grid

Type of intervention
Operative program / delivery mechanism (downstream)

Type of technical assistance
Dialogue and networking, Information and analysis, Policy support / institution building, Project preparation / implementation, Skill development / training

Gender focus

Climate focus

Type of financing

Main objectives
The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) identifies promising clean energy projects at an early stage and provides mentoring for development of a business plan, investment pitch, and growth strategy, significantly enhancing the prospect of financial closure.

Main activities
PFAN is an alliance of private-sector companies that are experienced in providing investment and financial advisory services to climate-friendly projects. PFAN screens business plans, selects the most economically viable and environmentally beneficial projects, and provides extensive coaching and guidance before projects are presented to investors at Clean Energy Financing Forums hosted across Asia, Latin America and Africa.



Contact information
Fernando Alvarado, Program Director

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