Suzlon Energy reachead 5,000 MW of wind power installations in India

by khalid on 25/09/2010 · 1 comment

Suzlon Energy Ltd. (SEL) is Pune based company and world’s fifth largest wind turbine maker. The company has informed the market (BSE) that they they have achieved 5,000 MW of cumulative installations in India and this shows a strong momentum in India’s fast growing wind energy market. This 5,000 MW power has the potential to light up four million homes annually. Suzlon accounts for nearly half of the country’s total wind installations.

Suzlon has cumulatively added over 5,000 MW of wind power capacity for over 1,500 customers in India across 40 sites in eight States. In the key states of Tamil Nadu, Maharashtra and Gujarat, Suzlon’s installation base is over 1,000 MW each.

Suzlon Energy Ltd. has leading Indian corporates as their client and the list goes as the Bajaj Group, the Birla Group, MSPL, DLF, the Tata Group, the Reliance Group, the ITC Group, L&T, as well as public sector companies like GSPL, HPCL, Indian Railways, Rajasthan Mines & Minerals, GACL, GSPC, GSFC, Indian Oil, ONGC and State Bank of India (SBI).

Suzlon is India’s largest wind turbine manufacturer and has been leading the wind energy market in India for the past 12 years with nearly 50 percent YoY market share. The company has a workforce of 9,000 employees in India, and eight manufacturing facilities across the country.

India is the world’s fifth biggest wind market with a cumulative installed base of over 12,000 MW. The total estimated onshore wind power potential in India, as per data from the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy (MNRE) is over 48,000 MW. The sector is poised for accelerated growth driven by demand for power, strong support for renewables by the Government, a sound policy framework.

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