Gamesa Selects Towers from Broadwind Energy for U.S. Wind Power Projects

Gamesa Technology Corp., a wholly owned U.S. subsidiary of Gamesa Corporación Tecnológica, a global manufacturer of wind turbines with headquarters in Spain and operations in the U.S., Europe, China and India has selected Tower Tech, Inc., a subsidiary of Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:BWEN), to supply structural wind towers for wind farm sites in the United States for installation in the second half of 2010.

Jim Buddelmeyer, vice president of purchasing at Gamesa stated, "Proven experience, flexibility and well-established competencies were key elements in our decision to select Broadwind’s Tower Tech subsidiary to construct our next-generation towers for these projects."

Tower Tech specializes in the production of heavier and more complex wind towers, with which turbine manufactures like Gamesa seek to expand the geographic footprint of wind power, said Jess Collins, group president at Broadwind Energy. "We are delighted to extend our long, successful supply relationship with Gamesa through this project."

Tower Tech expects to deliver these towers to Gamesa during fourth-quarter 2010.

Broadwind Energy, Inc., based in Naperville, Illinois, provides technologically advanced high-value products and services to the U.S. wind energy industry. Broadwind’s product and service portfolio provides customers, including wind turbine manufacturers, wind farm developers and wind farm operators, with access to a broad array of wind component and service offerings. These product and service offerings include wind turbine gearing systems, wind turbine structural towers, industrial products, technical services, Precision Repair and Engineering services, and logistics.