INDIA WIND EXEC IS GLOBAL HERO
It is hard to overstress how inspiring to its nation Suzlon is.
Wind is energy of the future: other ‘green hero’
October 24, 2007 (Indian Express via Yahoo News India)
Tulsi Tanti, Chairman/Managing Director, Suzlon Energy
Tulsi Tanti, at home on the road to the future.
Named by Time Magazine a “Global Hero”, Tanti took the opportunity to advocate the institution in India of a long-term uniform regulatory process for renewable energies.
Tanti was named a “Global Hero” in Time’s October 29 issue.
Suzlon’s world headquarters is in Pune’s Koregaon Park.
- Suzlon is the world’s 4th largest wind tubine manufacturer. It began with the purchase of 2 turbines for its textile business in the 1990s. It sold the textile business and dedicated itself to wind turbine manufacture in 2001.
- Tanti is one of Time’s "Heroes of Environment," along with Nobel Peace Prize laureate Al Gore, German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Prince Charles of Wales and former Russian president Mikhail Gorbachev. Time said each had worked to address the pressing questions of sustainability.
Suzlon has led India to world leadership in wind energy development. (click to enlarge)
Tanti: "Yes, green business is good business. But it's not just about making money. It's about being responsible."