Energy Conservation Day: 10 Innovative Start-ups That Are Making a Difference

Published Dec. 14, 2018

By Ashely Catharine John for The Week

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Husk Power Systems has been named one of 10 companies that have taken innovative steps to conserve energy.

December 14 is Energy Conservation Day, and India has been making rapid strides in this area in recent years. We take a look at 10 companies that have taken innovative steps to conserve energy.

Husk Power Systems

Husk Power Systems is a startup founded in Bihar that provides power to the rural Indians at a low cost. They use biomass gasifier to generate electricity and fuel is taken from rice husks. It is an eco-friendly method which reduces air pollution.

To read about the other nine innovative start-ups that are making a difference n India, visit the full article at The Week

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