Husk Power raises funds to bring power to rural India

A company that builds mini renewable power stations in rural India just raised more money to expand its reach. You can expect to see more social entrepreneurial projects that aim to bring cleaner sources of energy to poor regions with minimal or no access to electricity.

Husk Power lights rural India

It’s rare to find electric lights along the Indian countryside. But a startup called Husk Power Systems is trying to change that. The company has developed biomass miniplants that convert rice husks and grasses into electricity providing power and jobs to the people of rural India.