Broadwind Energy Wins $23 Million Tower Order

The towers will be produced in Broadwind's Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility for delivery during the second half of 2012.

NAPERVILLE, Ill.--Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWEN) today announced strong fourth-quarter orders, including a $23 million order for wind turbine towers. The tower order was Broadwind's first order from a leading U.S. wind turbine manufacturer and will encompass towers for various domestic wind projects. The towers will be produced in Broadwind's Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility for delivery during the second half of 2012.


"Fourth-quarter orders were strong across each of our business segments including gearing, towers and services. We are well positioned for revenue growth in 2012. We are delighted to win our first tower order with a major new customerthis fits with our strategy to further diversify our customer base."

President & CEO Peter Duprey stated, "Fourth-quarter orders were strong across each of our business segments including gearing, towers and services. We are well positioned for revenue growth in 2012. We are delighted to win our first tower order with a major new customerthis fits with our strategy to further diversify our customer base."

About Broadwind Energy, Inc.

Broadwind Energy (NASDAQ: BWEN) applies decades of deep industrial expertise to innovate integrated solutions for customers in the energy and infrastructure markets. From gears and gearing systems for wind, oil and gas and mining applications to wind towers, to comprehensive remanufacturing of gearboxes and blades, to operations and maintenance services, and specialty weldments, we have solutions for the energy needs of the future. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energy's talented team of 800 employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investmentsquicker, easier and smarter. Find out more at www.bwen.com.

Featured Product

SolarEdge Technologies - Solar Inverters, Power Optimizers and PV Monitoring

SolarEdge Technologies - Solar Inverters, Power Optimizers and PV Monitoring

The SolarEdge PV inverter combines sophisticated digital control technology with efficient power conversion architecture to achieve superior solar power harvesting and best-in-class reliability. The fixed-voltage technology ensures the solar inverter is always working at its optimal input voltage over a wider range of string lengths and regardless of environmental conditions. A proprietary data monitoring receiver has been integrated into the inverter and aggregates the power optimizer performance data from each PV module. This data can be transmitted to the web and accessed via the SolarEdge Monitoring Portal for performance analysis, fault detection and troubleshooting of PV systems.