Husk Power Systems

DRE Finds A Footing In India, Powered By Solar

Laxmi Bhuyan is a 58-year-old woman from the Sindiba village in the Gajapati district of Odisha. This tribal village, with swatches of fertile land around the village periphery, bolstered the local farmers to grow different fruits and vegetables around the year. However, the raw fruits often yielded low prices for the producers. On the other […]

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Community Solar: An Explainer

Rooftop solar has established itself as an attractive option for green transition enthusiasts who are also looking to bring down their energy costs. The last decade saw solar prices come down considerably, which made the technology even more attractive. However, Rooftop solar becomes unappealing to most lower-income households because of the higher cost per kilowatt […]

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German Institution DEG Funds Solar Micro-Grids Development in Nigeria

Investment is picking up in Africa and the developed world seems to be making efforts to ensure that the continent is not bereft of access to green energy. The ace development finance institution of Germany, Deutsche Investitions- und Entwicklungsgesellschaft (DEG), is now funding the USA-based Husk Power Systems with $750,000 to build eight community solar […]

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Husk Power Systems to Establish 80 Rural Microgrids; Signs Microdebt Facility with EDFI ElectriFI

Husk Power Systems, operator of the largest fleet of solar-hybrid microgrids across rural Asia and Africa, has set its sights on electrifying 80 additional communities in India with $6 million in new debt financing from the EU- funded Electrification Financing Initiative (EDFI ElectriFI). What the Microgrids Offer The 80 solar microgrids will prove to be […]

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Husk Secures Funding For Solar Microgrids in Rural India

Patna based Husk Power Systems, the rural clean energy services leader in Africa and Asia and operator of the largest fleet of community solar microgrids in India, today announced the successful close of a Rs.31 crores  ($4.2 million) debt financing from the India Renewable Energy Development Agency (IREDA) Ltd. Besides the IREDA loan, Husk expects […]

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