Husk Power Systems: Scaling Up a Start-Up

Darden Business Publishing Cases

ISSN: 2474-7890

Publication date: 20 January 2017


Husk Power Systems (HPS) provides technologies that generate and distribute electrical power to rural villages in India. Since 2007, HPS has installed 60 mini power plants that power 25,000 households in more than 250 villages, impacting the lives of approximately 150,000 people in rural India. This case details the operational and strategic challenges associated with scaling up HPS, and provides details related to technology development, suppliers, operational capabilities, costs, and market adoption.



Chao, R., Sinha, M. and Goldberg, R. (2017), "Husk Power Systems: Scaling Up a Start-Up", Darden Business Publishing Cases.

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