Suzlon Energy Limited: Zertifizierung durch den Germanischen Lloyd
Monday, September 15, 2008
Suzlon S88 V3 and V2 turbines receive updated certifications
Husum (Germany): Suzlon Energy Limited - the world's fifth largest wind turbine maker with 10.5% of global market share*, received updated certifications for the V3 and V2 versions of the S88 - 2.1 MW turbine. The certification comes from Germanischer Lloyd, a certification body in the field of appraisals, certifications and expertises in wind energy, and actively involved in the development of national and international standards. Germanischer Lloyd is accredited to certify in accordance with all relevant standards in the field of wind energy and ocean energy conversion.
Suzlon has in place a thorough and validated certification program for its entire product range, utilizing the expertise of internationally accredited certification bodies such as Germanischer Lloyd. The certifications are part of a continuous and ongoing effort by Suzlon to ensure that all its products meet and exceed global standards for wind turbine design, safety and performance.
These certifications are extensions of existing certifications on the S88 V3 as well as V2 turbine, and are updated with inclusion of alternate makes and variant designs of various components.
The certificates were handed over to Suzlon in a ceremony organized at the Husum Wind Fair in Germany by Mr. Pekka Paasivaara, Member of the Executive Board of Germanischer Lloyd AG.
*BTM Consult ApS – World Market Update 2007
About Suzlon Energy Limited
Suzlon Energy Limited is one of the world’s leading players in wind energy. The company has come to the fore of the business by strategically focusing on R&D, innovation, an integrated value chain, and entering into emerging and high growth markets to drive sustainable growth.
Given the truly global nature of its business, Suzlon has its Group Management Center in Amsterdam, Netherlands, has corporate offices in Pune, India. The company’s global spread reflects in its projects and markets portfolio - extending across Australia, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, China, Denmark, Germany, Greece, India, Italy, Portugal, Spain, Turkey, the Netherlands, Nicaragua, and the United States.
Suzlon’s R&D effort includes a highly successful practice of leveraging skill and knowledge pools in the industry and allied areas the world over. This has resulted in a R&D network located across geographies known for their leadership in the field – Suzlon today drives turbine development from India and Germany, and aerodynamics research in the Netherlands. Suzlon matches innovation with quality, with systems certified by Det Norske Veritas (DNV) to ISO 9001:2000 standards.
Suzlon is a vertically integrated wind turbine manufacturer – with manufacturing capability along the full value chain – ranging from components to complete wind turbine systems. The company has established manufacturing facilities in India, China and the United States, to support the global spread of its operations. The company currently has a combined manufacturing base of 2,700 MW of annual capacity, and is undertaking an aggressive expansion program to expand its base to 5,700 MW of capacity in FY2008-09.
The success of the company’s strategy is seen in its growing market share, repeat orders, and breakthroughs into new markets. Suzlon ranked as the world’s fifth leading wind turbine manufacturer with over 10.5 % of global market share in 2007. The company has ranked as the leading manufacturer in the Indian market for nine consecutive years, maintaining over 50% market share.
Suzlon’s true strength is seen not only in its technology, quality and market share – but also its people. The Suzlon Group boasts one of the largest teams in the wind energy business, totaling over 13,000 people from over a dozen nationalities in operations around the world. Suzlon in its vision for future growth aims to rank among the top three wind turbine manufacturers worldwide, maximizing growth while maintaining margins to generate maximum value for all stakeholders. You can view more information on Suzlon at www.suzlon.com
Suzlon Energy Limited 5th floor, Godrej Millennium, 9, Koregaon Park Road, Pune – 411 001, India Registered Office "Suzlon", 5, Shrimali Society, Navrangpura, Ahmedabad - 380 009, India
For more details on this release, please contact:
Suzlon Energy Ltd.,
Vivek Kher – VP, Corporate Communications
Suzlon Energy Ltd.,
Nishit Dave - Investor Relations
Hering Schuppener Consulting
Suzlon Energy Limited: ISIN INE040H01013