March 30, 2009

Suzlon signs MOU with TERI University for M Tech Programme in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management

                     Renewable Energy Engineering and Management

New Delhi/Pune, March 30, 2009: Suzlon Energy Limited, the world's fifth leading
wind turbine maker, entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with TERI
University for setting up and offering an M Tech Programme in Renewable Energy
Engineering and Management. This MoU will facilitate Suzlon Energy to contribute to
the Programme through exchange of ideas and expertise, and guest faculty.

Since its inception in 1999, TERI University has developed and evolved as a research
university exploring the frontiers of knowledge in the fields of environment, energy
and sustainable development, amongst others. The aim of this degree programme is to
produce engineering graduates who have a strong grounding in the renewable energy
engineering subject, and also equip them with a good understanding of the social and
economic aspects of energy policy. Backed by an advisory committee constituting of a
senior Suzlon executive, this programme will enable them to provide inputs to the
curriculum, monitor the quality of the programme, determine and facilitate access to
experimental facilities, equipment, etc and oversee the proper conduct

Speaking about this initiative Mr. Tulsi Tanti, CMD, Suzlon Energy Ltd. said, “Suzlon
today is the evolving face of renewable energy. By joining hands with TERI University
we clearly demonstrate our vision and commitment towards green energy. We are
proud to extend our support to this course that will give birth to a young dynamic
generation of engineers who will inherit the challenge of creating a sustainable future.”

Dr RK Pachauri, Chancellor TERI University and Director General The Energy and
Resources Institute said, “TERI University is a unique institution which is focusing on
the challenges that humanity is facing today and would continue to face in the future
particularly in respect of unsustainable use of natural resources. Against that
background we are pleased and proud to receive support from Suzlon Energy, an
organization which has been a pioneer in promoting and implementing renewable
energy solutions in India and several other parts of the world. We believe the
graduates of the TERI University who benefit from support being provided by Suzlon
Energy will help take the world towards a sustainable energy future.”

Commenting on the partnership Dr Rajiv Seth, Registrar, TERI University said “In the
light of a worldwide recognition of the need for clean energy, there can be little doubt
that the growth of renewable energy technology will continue to escalate. By
introducing a program in Renewable Energy Engineering and management, in
partnership with Asia’s leading wind turbine manufacturer, Suzlon Energy, TERI
University will be able to impart first hand knowledge and expertise, making it one of
the most prestigious programs of its kind.” 

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