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The Private Financing Advisory Network (PFAN) has launched a call for proposals for clean energy projects and businesses in sub-Saharan Africa and Asia.

Selected projects will receive no-cost coaching by professional consultants and benefit from PFAN’s Investment Facilitation services.

Entrepreneurs looking to initiate or scale-up clean energy or other climate change-related projects and seeking an investment of up to $50 million are invited to apply. Read more: Apple now globally powered by 100% renewable energy

The coaching support provided through the PFAN Project Development and Financing Initiative for Climate & Clean Energy in Sub-Saharan Africa and Asia will help entrepreneurs develop and refine a financially viable and socially and environmentally sustainable business plan, to be employed in subsequent investor outreach.

After completing the coaching phase, the projects will receive assistance in terms of financial mobilisation, deal making facilitation and other follow-up support.

The eligible countries for this request for proposals can be found in Annex 1 of the Prospectus for this Project Development and Financing Initiative.

Please note that this is an open-ended call for proposals without a deadline.

Clean energy projects

The project/business must promote or use clean energy and/or climate resilience technologies, products or services, including, but not limited to the following technology areas:

 Biomass  Distributed & Off-grid Generation
 Biogas  Energy Storage & Conservation
 Bio-fuels  Energy Efficiency and Demand Reduction
Solar  Waste to Energy
 Wind  Emissions Reduction
Hydropower  Clean Transport
 Tidal / Ocean  Climate Change Adaptation
 Energy Products from Forestry  Agriculture and agribusinesses
 Rural Electrification & Energy Access  Productive use of Clean Energy
Ecosystem Services Tourism
Urban & Peri-Urban Development Water & Sanitation