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Thursday 16 April 2015

Rise of clean tech in India ... the Urjas story on

Clean technologies seem to have been on the rise in India and China in the past four years. 

However, US has seen a growth in clean technologies from early 2000; especially from 2002 to 2008. According to New Energy Finance, $96 billion was pumped into organisations dealing with clean tech by venture and private funding in the US.

Even though, late, India is catching up. Corporate organisations believe that clean technologies will be worth close to trillions of dollars in India and China in the coming years. According to a report by ASA associates published in 2013, the renewable energy market in India was estimated to grow at an annual rate of 15 per cent. ... read more on

Thursday 2 April 2015

Urjas raised 100000 USD in angel funding. Covered by Economic Times

Mumbai-based Urjas Energy Systems raised $100,000 in angel funding to fund its expansion plans.
The three-year old clean technology company makes multi-fuel gasifiers that work with a variety of agrowastes to generate high quality producer gas, which can replace fossil fuels used today for heating in industries.
Its other product plastic pyrolyser is due for commercial launch in the next few months and would be India's first small scale plastic to oil device.