March 11, 2017
Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation (Suzlon Group Co.), receives AWEA Health and Safety Achievement Award in USA
Pune, India :
Suzlon Group, one of the leading renewable energy solutions provider in the world, today
announced that Suzlon Wind Energy Corporation (SWECO), its wholly-owned U.S.A. subsidiary,
received the Gold level AWEA (American Wind Energy Association) Health and Safety Achievement
Award 2017 as an operations and maintenance service provider. This is the highest level of safety
recognized by AWEA.
AWEA is dedicated to cultivating the safety and health of the wind energy industry. This award
recognizes the organisations who have demonstrated safety as a core value and actively participated
in AWEAs efforts to advance Health and Safety as a value in the industry.
Andy Cukurs, CEO, SWECO, commented We have one of the best health and safety cultures in the
North American wind industry and this award is a testament for our efforts. As a wind turbine
manufacturer and service partner, we stand committed to provide top-notch health and safety
measures at our wind farms. We take great pride in partnering with our clients for harnessing
renewable energy solutions across the US and we are committed to support the energy transition from
traditional fossil fuels to cleaner forms of energy.
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 8,500 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.
Over 10 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.