History

Suzlon aims to make the world a greener place. From the beginning, our journey has been driven by unyielding determination to enable sustainable development. Our endeavour led to the provision of clean energy for nations, consumers and captive industries and creation of a better environment.

Over the last two decades, we have converted challenges into opportunities. Along the way, we created a story of change and sustainability. This is our history.

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  • 1995
    • Suzlon commissioned its 10,000th WTG at the Artilleros wind farm in Uruguay
    • Suzlon signed definitive agreements with Dilip Shanghvi Family and Associates (DSA) for equity investments of Rs. 1,800 Crore in Suzlon Energy Limited for equity infusion to accelerate growth
    • Suzlon completes the testing, carried out by an independent third party agency, of the 50 Hz and 60 Hz variants of its S111-2.1 MW WTG
    • Suzlon receives the certification for its S111 2.1 MW turbine, 50 Hz and 60 Hz variants, awarded by TÜV NORD, acknowledging conformity with standards and regulations for the design, testing and manufacturing of the WTG
    • Suzlon erects its first S97 2.1 MW WTG, built with a hybrid tower (lattice/tubular combination) at 120 m hub height in Jamanwada, Gujarat
    • Suzlon commences the maiden commissioning of its Amherst Project in Nova Scotia, Canada, deploying the latest S9X product series
    • Suzlon announced the launch of its newest WTG, the S111 2.1 MW, the latest generation of the 2.1 MW fleet designed for low wind speed sites and becoming the highest-yielding IEC Class III wind turbine of any comparable class machine
    • Suzlon crosses the 6 GW installation mark in India
    • Suzlon announced the launch of its new S9X suite of wind turbines at the AWEA Wind Power 2011 conference
    • Suzlon launches a powerful environmental awareness campaign in Mumbai titled Pure Air Lovers' Society (P.A.L.S.) which spans 86 cities and places emphasis on the importance of clean air
    • Suzlon Wind Energy Corp., the North American subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Limited, opened a state-of-the-art training centre for wind technicians across its North American operations, becoming the only fully operational wind turbine dedicated exclusively for training purposes
    • Suzlon sets a benchmark by becoming the first company in India to bring investment from a nationalised bank into the wind energy sector when it led the maiden foray of State Bank of India for 15 MW WPPs in the key Indian states of Tamil Nadu, Gujarat and Maharashtra
    • Suzlon crosses the 5 GW installation mark in India
    • Suzlon global headquarters 'One Earth' receives the coveted Leadership in Energy and Environment Design (LEED) Platinum Award, bestowed by Meera Shankar, the Ambassador of India to the United States, at a ceremony in Washington, D.C.
    • Suzlon crosses the 2 GW installation mark in the US market
    • Suzlon commissions its first WTG in Spain at the Jerez site in Cádiz province for Wigep Andalucia SA
    • Suzlon enters Nicaragua with its maiden WTG commissioning at the Amayo site in Rivas province for Arctas Capital Group LP
    • Suzlon commissions the first WTG at the Akbük site in Turkey for its order from Ayen Enerji
    • Suzlon announces its entry into the Balkan region through an order from Technomash Bulgarian Industrial Group AD
    • Suzlon enters Sweden and, with it, the Scandinavian region, with an order from Triventus AB
    • Harvard Business School concludes a case study labelled 'The Suzlon edge' which describes and analyses the evolution of Suzlon, and the business decisions and strategies that made it one of the leading players in the global wind energy arena, making Suzlon a part of the elite list of companies to participate in this activity
    • Suzlon commissions its first WTG using concrete tower technology at NaniSindholi, Gujarat for Suzlon Towers and Structures Ltd.
    • Suzlon enters the Sri Lankan wind energy market by signing a deal with Senok Wind Power Pvt. Ltd. of the Sri Lankan conglomerate, Senok Group
    • Suzlon commissions its first wind power project in China
    • Suzlon commissions its first 2.1 MW capacity turbine in Australia
    • Suzlon Energy (Tianjin) Limited (SETL) formally opens its advanced manufacturing facility, designed for the manufacture of WTGs and integration of major WTG components
    • Suzlon completes its first Foreign Currency Convertible Bonds (FCCBs) issue, amounting to USD 300 million, listed on the Singapore Exchange Securities Trading Ltd.
    • Suzlon enters Turkey with an order for 31.5 MW of wind turbine capacity from Ayen Enerji
    • Suzlon crosses 3 GW of installations in India
    • Suzlon becomes the only power company in India, only renewable energy company in Asia and the only wind power company in the world to achieve the elite status of Superbrand (2008-2009)
    • Suzlon sets the benchmark of obtaining the single largest order from a Government Public Sector Unit in the Indian wind industry with its new order from ONGC Limited for 51 MW
    • Suzlon floats its maiden QIP (Qualified Institutional Placement) of approximately USD 552 million
    • Suzlon enters Kerala by commissioning its first 600 kW WTG at Agali in the Palakkad District
    • Suzlon ranks #5 among WTG manufacturers in terms of capacity installed in 2005*
    • Suzlon enters Australia by signing a contract through its subsidiary, Suzlon Energy Australia(SEA), to build Australia's largest wind farm project for Australia Gas and Light (AGL)
    • Suzlon's joint venture company, Suzlon Energy (Tianjin) Ltd. established as a wholly foreign owned enterprise by Suzlon Energy Ltd.
    • Formation of SE Forge Ltd. for the forging and foundry of hub casts and other allied components
    • Suzlon enters Europe by signing a contract for 39.9 MW wind turbine capacity project with TECNEIRA (Tecnologias Energeticas, SA) in Penamacor, Portugal
    • Suzlon crosses the 2 GW installation mark in India
    • Suzlon enters the South American market by signing a contract for 224.7 MW with Brazilian energy company, SIIF Energies do Brasil Ltda
    • Suzlon Rotor Corp. begins production of blades and nose cones in USA
    • Suzlon becomes the only Indian manufacturer to attract Foreign Direct Investment in the Indian wind energy sector with the signing of a turnkey contract with British Petroleum to set up a 40 MW wind power project in Maharashtra
      *Source: BTM Consult APS
    • Suzlon crosses the 1 GW installation mark in India
    • Suzlon Rotor Corp, USA is incorporated
    • Suzlon Energy Ltd opens its Initial Public Offer (IPO) for 29.34 million shares to overwhelming response and successful listing on the BSE and NSE
    • Suzlon Generators Pvt. Ltd. (SGPL) launches its maiden 2.1 MW generator
    • Suzlon commissions its first 600 kW WTG in Tamil Nadu
    • Suzlon Energy Australia (SEA) a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Ltd. India is formed and commences operations
    • Suzlon enters Karnataka by commissioning a 3.75 MW wind power project for major mining company, MSPL
    • Suzlon integrates further backward with the formation and commencement of Suzlon Control System (SCS), an MBU at Daman, for the design and manufacture of wind turbine control systems
    • Formation of Suzlon Generators Pvt Ltd., the production unit for wind electric generators
    • Formation of Suzlon Structures Pvt Ltd., the production unit for tubular towers
    • Suzlon dedicates its one-of-its-kind 2 MW WTG to the nation after its successful commissioning on the eve of Independence Day
    • Formation of Suzlon Energy A/S, Denmark, a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Ltd. India
    • Suzlon enters Madhya Pradesh by commissioning a 5 MW wind power project
    • Suzlon enters China by opening its representative office in Beijing
    • Suzlon Energy GmbH, Germany becomes operational
    • Suzlon commissions its first 1.25 MW WTG for Velathal Spinning Mills Ltd. in Tamil Nadu
    • Mrs. Jaywantiben, Honb'le Minister of Power, Daman, flags off Suzlon's first export order to USA
    • Suzlon enters Rajasthan by commissioning its first 0.35 MW for Rajasthan State Mines and Minerals Ltd.
    • Formation and commencement of operations of Suzlon Wind Energy Corp, USA. a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Ltd. India
    • Formation of Suzlon Energy GmbH, Germany, a wholly owned subsidiary of Suzlon Energy Ltd.
    • Suzlon initiates its backward integration with the dispatch of the first set of blades (Type S-60) from its rotor blade unit in Daman
    • Suzlon commissions its first 50 MW at Vankusawade, Satara District, Maharashtra
    • Suzlon crosses the 100 MW mark at Vankusawade, Satara District, Maharashtra
    • Suzlon commissions its first 1 MW WTG for the then Tata Group company, Niskalp Investments
    • Suzlon forays into Tamil Nadu with the commissioning of its first wind turbine in the state
    • Suzlon enters Maharashtra by installing a WTG at Vankusawade, Satara District, for Ghodawat Pan Masala Products
    • Suzlon commissions its first 0.27 MW WTG for Indian Petrochemicals Ltd. at Dhank, Gujarat
    • Suzlon Energy Ltd. is formed and becomes operational
    • Suzlon establishes a technical collaboration with leading German wind industry player, Südwind Energy GmbH