Suzlon Energy Ltd is a leading company in Non conventional energy resources segment in India. Here is a brief profile and history of Suzlon.

Suzlon Energy Ltd

Suzlon is a market leader in Renewable Energy Resources segment. It specializes in providing total solutions in Wind Power Generation with cohesive integration of consultancy, design, manufacturing, installation, operation and maintenance services. Currently, Suzlon is ranked as fifth leading wind turbine manufacturer in the world. For its contribution in the wind energy sector, Suzlon has been awarded by the World Wind Energy Association.

The origin of Suzlon Energy Limited can be traced back to 1995, when its founder Tulsi Tanti incorporated the company and entered renewable energy segment. Suzlon started its journey with a small project to supply wind turbine generators for a 3.34 MW windfarm project in Gujarat, India. Since then, Suzlon has not looked back and today it ranks as the world's 5th leading, and India's and Asia's leading manufacturer of wind turbines, with over 2,000 MW of wind turbine capacity supplied in India and across the world.

Suzlon has developed and implemented several large-scale windfarms throughout India. In Vankusavade, Maharashtra Suzlon has developed a windfarm that is stretched over 29 km of rugged mountainous terrain averaging over 1,000 meters above sea level. This windfarm has 566 WTGs and has an installed capacity of over 205 MW. Vankusavade windfarm successfully demonstrated the viability of large, utility-scale windfarms in India. In Sanganeri, Tamil Nadu, Suzlon is developing a windfarm with a planned capacity of over 500 MW. Similarly, in Dhulia, Maharashtra, Suzlon is developing one of the largest windfarms of its kind in the world with a planned capacity of over 1,000 MW once complete.

Suzlon has presence in all the major international markets. United States, the largest market for wind energy worldwide forms Suzlon's largest market outside of India. Suzlon has also received major orders from Australia, Brazil, China, Italy, Portugal and South Korea. In terms of global footprint, Suzlon's global team is spread across four continents: Europe, North America, Asia, and Australia. Suzlon has its international business headquarters in Denmark, Global Management Center in Netherlands, and research and development centres in Germany, and Belgium. In North America, Suzlon has its US corporate headquarters in Chicago, Illinois and has offices across the continent to provide marketing, projects and service support. In Asia, Suzlon has presence in India and China. Suzlon's office in Melbourne, Australia is responsible for sales, marketing, project implementation and service support for the emerging Asia Pacific Market.

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Note: The above information was last updated on 21-07-2007