A Memorandum of Understanding has been signed between the Suzlon Energy Limited, the world's fifth leading wind turbine maker, and TERI University for setting up and offering an MTech Programme in Renewable Energy Engineering and Management. This MoU will facilitate Suzlon Energy to contribute to the Programme through exchange of ideas and expertise, and guest faculty. The aim of this degree programme is to produce engineering graduates who have a strong grounding in the renewable energy engineering subject, and also equip them with a good understanding of the social and economic aspects of energy policy.
R. K .Pachauri, Chancellor TERI University and Director General The Energy and Resources Institute said, 'TERI University is a unique institution which is focusing on the challenges that humanity is facing today and would continue to face in the future particularly in respect of unsustainable use of natural resources. Against that background we are pleased and proud to receive support from Suzlon Energy, an organization which has been a pioneer in promoting and implementing renewable energy solutions in India and several other parts of the world. We believe the graduates of the TERI University who benefit from support being provided by Suzlon Energy will help take the world towards a sustainable energy future.' Speaking about this initiative Tulsi Tanti, CMD, Suzlon Energy Ltd. said, 'Suzlon today is the evolving face of renewable energy. By joining hands with TERI University we clearly demonstrate our vision and commitment towards green energy. We are proud to extend our support to this course that will give birth to a young dynamic generation of engineers who will inherit the challenge of creating a sustainable future.' Backed by an advisory committee constituting of a senior Suzlon executive, this programme will enable them to provide inputs to the curriculum, monitor the quality of the programme, determine and facilitate access to experimental facilities, equipment, etc., and oversee the proper conduct.