Call for Proposals 
Women-Led Clean Energy Businesses and Projects

**Join Us to Empower Women for Sustainable Energy**

The USAID Private Financing Advisory Network-Asia (USAID PFAN-Asia), the International Network on Gender and Sustainable Energy (ENERGIA) and the Asian Development Bank (ADB), announce a call for proposals for women entrepreneurs in clean energy.


Selected woman entrepreneurs and organizations supporting the selected entrepreneurs will receive mentoring support from USAID PFAN-Asia with an aim to secure funding for upscaling their operations.


Women entrepreneurs and organizations supporting the women entrepreneurs should be from the private sector, or be proposed as a public private partnerships, with a planned project in Bangladesh, Cambodia, India, Indonesia, Laos, Malaysia, Maldives, Nepal, Sri Lanka, the Philippines, Thailand, or Vietnam, and should be actively seeking capital up to $50 million size range.

Typeof Projects and Businesses Activities: Biomass; Biofuels;Biogas; Energy Efficiency; Hydropower; Solar; Waste-to-Energy; Hybrid (acombination of two or more technical focuses); Energy Efficiency and CleanTransport.


Awardfor Selected Projects:

Selectedprojects/ organizations will receive the following support from USAIDPFAN-Asia:

  •  Free one-on-onecoaching for a total of 10 man-days to develop the business plan.
  • Introduction toequity investors and/or debt providers and assistance to negotiate terms ofinvestment/lending.
  • Technicalassistance (i.e. legal opinion, review of feasibility study and others).

Note:the above support is provided in kind (not cash).

Please email to to obtain nomination form and application document.

Submit your complete application formsno later than 31 March 2017