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CTI PFAN Asia Forum for Clean Energy Financing (AFCEF-4)

CTI PFAN is a multilateral, public-private partnership initiated by the CTI in cooperation with the Expert Group on Technology Transfer (EGTT) of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC).

Following the success of the last three Regional Forums in Asia, AFCEF-4 will bring together leading clean energy entrepreneurs and investors, fund managers and financiers that specialize in Asia’s clean energy sector. AFCEF-4, featuring a business plan competition employing the methodology of the Climate Technology Initiative Private Finance Advisory Network (CTI PFAN), will showcase 10 of the most promising clean energy investment opportunities in Asia.

Driving new technology adoption in South Africa’s energy sector

In South Africa’s energy sector, several renewable technologies are mature enough to roll out, but need the right support in the right contexts. Around the world, attempts to adopt new or improved technologies often fail because they focus on the ‘hardware’ and ignore the complex mix of interconnected social, institutional, economic and policy issues that can limit success. Academic studies reveal the main ingredients for successful technology adoption, and this briefing outlines these for policymakers and practitioners, along with some practical guidance in the context of energy access and rural development in South Africa and the CHOICES project.

Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Africa 2014

Solar and Off-Grid Renewables Africa is a major new international, top-level conference and networking event which aims to support and accelerate the deployment of solar and off-grid renewable energy in Africa.

It will help break down the barriers to development - financial, political, technological - by bringing together key stakeholders, including investors, policy makers, developers, energy companies, financiers, NGOs, manufacturers and suppliers.

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