CTI PFAN launches AFRICEF-3 to Finance Clean Energy Projects in Africa

31-01-2014, Vienna, Austria

The Climate Technology Initiative’s Private Financing Advisory Network (CTI PFAN) is pleased to announce the launch of the call for proposals for the 3rd cycle of its Africa Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFRICEF-3).

 

The Forum provides selected clean energy projects with free support and assistance on the preparation of bankable business plans and professional investor pitches and then connects them with investors and finance at a specially organised Investor Forum to be held in Johannesburg on 13th November 2014.

AFRICEF-3 is open to projects from all African countries, except ECOWAS states, with the main focus being on Southern, East and Central Africa. 

Full details, guidelines for the application and application documents are available on the CTI PFAN website at http://www.cti-pfan.net/events_detail.php?eventsid=65.  Applications must be received by Midnight (Central Africa Time) on Sunday 13th April 2014.

Previous rounds of AFRICEF have raised close to USD 100 million for participating projects. 

AFRICEF-3 is sponsored and organised by CTI (www.climatetech.net), CTI PFAN (www.cti-pfan.net), the United States Agency for International Development (www.usaid.gov), the Renewable Energy and Energy Efficiency Partnership (www.reeep.org)  & International Center for Environmental Technology Transfer (www.icett.or.jp). Co-Organisers include Development Bank of Southern Africa (www.dbsa.org), the Rural Electrification Agency of Uganda (www.rea.or.ug), South African National Energy Development Institute (www.sanedi.org.za), Private Sector Foundation of Uganda (www.psfuganda.org), Tanzania Renewable Energy Association (www.tarea-tz.org), Energy Private Developers Association of Rwanda (www.epd-rwanda.com), Development Bank of Ethiopia (www.dbe.com.et), East African Development Bank (www.eadb.org) and the Private Sector Federation of Rwanda (www.psf.org.rw).

 

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