August 25, 2016
Suzlon recognised as the number one green energy company in India and ranked 67 globally
- Ranked 67th in the Carbon Clean 200 (Clean200)- a list of the 200 largest companies worldwide ranked by their total clean energy revenues
- Leads amongst the seven Indian companies featured in the list for clean energy revenue generation
- Suzlons global wind installations of ~15.5 GW help in reducing 20.50 million tons of CO2 emissions annually
Pune, India: Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world, today announced that it is ranked 67th in the inaugural Carbon Clean 200 list of clean energy companies worldwide ranked by their green energy revenues. The Clean 200, the biggest 200 public companies by green energy revenues is published by Canada based research house Corporate Knights and non-profit organization As You Sow.
Speaking on the occasion J.P Chalasani, Group CEO, Suzlon Group said, We are proud to be ranked amongst the leading Indian companies in the Clean 200 list. It is a testimony of our efforts towards powering a greener tomorrow and creating a low carbon economy. Our vision is aligned to the government commitment at COP21 to cut the rate of carbon emissions relative to GDP by 33% to 35% by 2030 and achieving 40% renewables by 2030. We are committed to play a pivotal role in Indias transition from a fossil fuel dominated energy architecture to a sustainable, affordable and reliable energy mix.
The Clean 200 ranks the largest publicly listed companies worldwide by their total clean energy revenues as rated by Bloomberg New Energy Finance (BNEF). In order to be eligible, a company must have a market capitalization greater than US$1 billion and earn more than 10 per cent of total revenues from clean energy sources. The list excludes all oil and gas companies and utilities that generate less than 50% of their power from renewable sources, as well as the top 100 coal companies measured by reserves.
Environment Sustainability is at the core of Suzlon Groups philosophy with a vision to Power a greener tomorrow. Suzlon is contributing towards mitigating risks of climate change with its clean technologies and ~15.5 MW wind energy installations worldwide. The Group headquarters, One Earth, located in Pune, bears testimony to the Groups focus on environment sustainability. One Earth is LEED certified and one of the greenest corporate campuses in the world with Platinum level certification.
About Suzlon Group:
The Suzlon Group is one of the leading renewable energy solutions providers in the world with an international presence across 19 countries in Asia, Australia, Europe, Africa and North and South America. With over two decades of operational track record, the Group has a cumulative installation of approximately 15.5 GW of wind energy capacity, over 7,500 employees with diverse nationalities and world-class manufacturing facilities. Suzlon is the only Indian wind energy company with a large in-house Research and Development (R&D) set-up in Germany, the Netherlands, Denmark and India. Approximately 9.50 GW of the Groups installation is in India, which makes up for ~36% of the countrys wind installations, making Suzlon the largest player in this sector. The company has recently forayed into the solar space. The Group, headquartered at Suzlon One Earth in Pune, India, is comprised of Suzlon Energy Limited and its subsidiaries. Suzlon corporate website: www.suzlon.com