Suzlon Energy’s founding Chairman and CEO, Tanti, founded the company in 1995, ushering in the country’s wind revolution when international players dominated the global wind power market indicated by expensive technologies. Rush Tanti to a local hospital but died on Saturday night.
Surviving his mother, wife, two sons, three brothers, and one sister, Tanti was the oldest in the family. Born on February 2, 1958, in Rajkot into a farming family, Tanti studied commerce and mechanical engineering at the Rajkot Government Polytechnic College. Tanti family owned Kisan Cold Storage and Amrapali Cinema.
Tanti’s college classmate and former Gujarat State Bin Anamat Varg Commission Chairman Hansraj Gajera told The Indian Express that Tanti closed two businesses and moved to Surat in the early 1990s to set up textile units. According to Gajera, Tanti was “a forecaster of his term and a true entrepreneur.”
“He strongly believes that by 2030, India will have developed around 500 GW of renewable energy. And by 2070, we will be net nil. But to make this happen, everyone must unite”, said Tanti in a press conference.
In 1995 Tanti formed Suzlon, and with the help of a German company, the company began designing wind turbines (WTG). In March 1996 produced its first 0.27 MW for Indian Petrochemicals Limited (now Reliance Industries) in a condition Generator. ,
Tanti wanted to find other ways to meet his company’s energy needs. “The statement said that with Suzlon, Tanti created a new business model, “an end-to-end solution to create realistic paths for companies to go ‘green,’ and thereby contribute to sustainable business growth.” ” On October 19, 2005, Suzlon Energy, in which Tanti owned 70 percent, at a premium of 35 percent, valued at Rs 13,850 crore. As of March 2006, Suzlon was the world’s fifth largest manufacturer of wind turbines and had a 50 percent share in the Indian market.
Suzlon currently has a presence in 17 countries and has 13.45 GW of installed wind power capacity as of June 30. Suzlon has an installed wind power generation capacity of 1,800 MW in Gujarat with an investment of about Rs 14,000 crore. Among the recent acquisitions by Suzlon was the proposed Hybrid Energy Park in Kutch, allot, where 9,500 hectares to Sarjan Reality Ltd., along with other players.
Before it formed Industries and Agriculture (MCCIA), senior leaders of the Mahratta Chamber of Commerce said Tanti thought about sustainability and climate change.
Fashion. Sudhir Mehta, former president of MCCIA, told The Indian Express, “will always remember His vision and global outlook .”
Ajay Mehta, Director, Pune-based Deepak Nitrite Ltd, said: “They have fulfilled all their commitments and revolutionized the whole concept of wind power.”
Prime Minister Narendra Modi expressed his condolences for the death of Tanti. “Mr. Tulsi Tanti was a pioneering business leader who contributed to India’s economic progress and strengthened our nation’s efforts to promote sustainable development. Saddened by his untimely passing. Condolences to his family and friends. Om Shanti,” he tweeted.
“He was a creative business leader who directed India’s progress towards renewable energy and strengthened our nation’s actions towards sustainable evolution. Has seen Junoon help India succeed in the wind sector. Today India is the fourth most considerable country in terms of installed wind capacity. My consolations” said Ministry of New and Renewable Energy Deputy Secretary Dinesh Jagdale.
Pradeep Bhargava, another former president of MCCIA, told The Indian Express, “Establish at Hadapsar in Pune, The corporate office of ‘Suzlon One Earth,’ a decade ago and is a testament to his vision for a clean world.”
Ajay Mehta, director of Pune-based Deepak Nitrite Ltd, who knew Tanti well, said he was a “man of his word.” “They fulfilled all their commitments and revolutionized the whole concept of wind power.” “It was one of the few gems of the region, and it is a huge loss for India,” Mehta said.