November 28, 2012

Suzlon Group crosses 20 GW in global installations

  • 20,500 MW installed across projects in 32 countries
  • Turbine fleet availability (uptime) levels consistently between 97 – 99%
  • 24 X 7 real-time monitoring stations in Europe, India and US
  • Turbines ranging from 0.30 MW to 6.15 MW, onshore and offshore

Pune: Suzlon Group, the world’s fifth largest* wind turbine maker, today announced
its portfolio of projects around the world crossing the 20 GW milestone.
The fleet, spanning generations of products and technology from 1995 to the present
day includes turbines ranging from as small as 300 KW (0.30 MW), to the world’s
largest commercially available offshore turbine at 6.15 MW.

Speaking on the achievement, Dr Farooq Abdullah - Honorable Union Minister
for New and Renewable Energy, Government of India said: “I am delighted to
learn that Suzlon Group has crossed 20 GW of total global wind installations. This is
a significant milestone and I congratulate them on this fine achievement.”

Mr Tulsi Tanti – Chairman, Suzlon Group said: “I am incredibly pleased to
announce this achievement. From humble beginnings in 1995, we have grown into
the world’s fifth largest wind turbine maker with a global fleet of over 20,500 MW
operating across 32 countries. This underscores the confidence and trust our
customers have placed in us over the years, and our track record in delivering on our
promise with not only robust, reliable products – but truly dependable solutions.

“Our commitment to delivering excellence is reflected in our global uptime record
between 97 and 99 per cent, consistently above the industry average. This is made
possible by the depth of our global Operations, Maintenance and Service (OMS)
capabilities, which with a staff of over 3,000 dedicated personnel delivers this in
some of the most varied and challenging conditions the world has to offer – from
scorching deserts to sub-zero plains; mountaintops to deep offshore; and from
developed to nascent, emerging markets. In delivering this, our commitment to
Quality, Health, Environment and Safety has been recognized as world class by
various awards, including for two consecutive years in the US – the Duke President’s
Safety Award.

Suzlon Energy Limited One Earth, Hadapsar, Pune – 411 028, India
Registered Office “Suzlon”, 5, Shrimali Society, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad – 380 009, India
“However, at the core of this success is our customer, and our focus on building a
customer-centric organization; from offering the most comprehensive onshore and
offshore product portfolio, to delivering customized solutions across the full wind
energy value chain. This is highlighted by our service business contributing over US$
500 mn in annual revenues, by our firm orderbook of over US$ 6.8 bn and long-term
service agreements totaling approximately US$ 2 bn. With our customers’ trust, we
remain fully confident of delivering on this promise and achieving the next phase of
our growth.”

Mr Sumant Sinha, Chairman and CEO, ReNew Power Ventures Pvt. Ltd.
Commented: “At the outset we would like to congratulate Suzlon on crossing the 20
GW global installation milestone! ReNew Power has been partnering with Suzlon for
our wind energy projects for over a year now and we feel that Suzlon is ideally
positioned to cater to the business needs of emerging wind IPP players through its
impeccable track record. Our aim is to play a pivotal role in mitigating India’s
pressing energy needs through sustainable energy solutions like wind energy and we
value Suzlon’s partnership with us in this endeavor.”

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