WindPower Innovations, Inc. Announces Agreement with Barnhart Renewables

“We have been in talks for some time now,” says John Myers, President and CEO of WindPower Innovations, “and are proud to join forces with a company of the reputation and capabilities of Barnhart. It is also a clear indicator of the unique and vital role we will serve together in the wind energy markets.”

Since 1969, Barnhart Crane & Rigging ( has been providing innovative solutions to complex lifting and transportation challenges faced by heavy industry — from power generation to petrochemical to renewable energy, and beyond. With over 20 branches across the U.S., Barnhart has one of the strongest equipment networks in the nation.

“We believe WindPower Innovations’ vision to recondition and retrofit wind turbines will prove to be a growing segment of the wind industry, especially in California. Barnhart looks forward to a long-term relationship with WindPower Innovations,” says Jeff Swanson, Senior Vice President of Barnhart Renewables.

“California has been installing industrial-scale wind farm projects since the 1980s; WindPower Innovations has the tools and experience to extend the life of those aging machines. We look forward helping WindPower Innovations meet the lifting and scheduling challenges in front of them.”

WindPower Innovations, Inc., is a wind power infrastructure and smart grid solutions company that is continually working on new innovations for wind turbines, wind energy generation and transmission, in addition to the comprehensive maintenance, repair and remanufacture of existing equipment.