October 9, 2014
Suzlon to Build 2000MW Wind Energy Projects over Next Five Years; expresses intent to set up Manufacturing Facilities in Madhya Pradesh
Indore, India : Suzlon Group, the worlds fifth largest* wind turbine maker today expressed at
the Global Investors Summit 2014 held in Indore, its intent to build 2000 MW of new wind
energy projects in the state of Madhya Pradesh over the next five years and establish
supporting manufacturing facilities. These wind energy projects established by Suzlon for SME
sector and IPP producers will drive investments and create sustainable economic growth for the
Suzlon Group has installed more than 50% of total wind capacity in the state.
Speaking at the Summit, Mr Tulsi Tanti, Chairman, Suzlon Group said, The MP Government
has an impressive track record of delivering 11 per cent all round economic growth in 2013-14.,
with a very impressive growth of 25% in the agriculture sector which is the highest in the
world. This is indeed a testament of the states progressive outlook and pro industry policies
that offer a conducive business environment. MP has not only emerged as one of the fastest
growing states in the country but is a power surplus state as well, with close to 14000 MW
installed capacity. The achievements of the state are credited to the astute leadership under the
aegis of Chief Minister, Honble Shivraj Singh Chouhan. We are confident, the MP governments
thrust on enhancing its clean energy portfolio and industry growth will ensure sustainable
growth across the state.
Suzlon is fully committed to convert chief minister's vision of affordable energy to all and to
contribute towards building greener sustainable economy of Madhya Pradesh.
Suzlon is committed to social, economic and ecological sustainable development across its
areas of operations. Aligned to its focus on sustainable development, within the state of
Madhya Pradesh Suzlon has covered over 300 villages through its CSR outreach programme and
more than 28,000 families have directly benefited through the company community initiatives.