Broadwind Energy Wins Additional $27 Million in Tower Orders

  Broadwind Energy Wins Additional $27 Million in Tower Orders

Business Wire

CICERO, Ill. -- February 14, 2013

A U.S. wind turbine manufacturer has selected Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ:
BWEN) to supply approximately $27 million of wind towers for delivery in 2013.
The towers will be produced in the Company’s Manitowoc, WI and Abilene, TX
facilities.

Peter C. Duprey, president and CEO of Broadwind Energy, Inc., stated, “It is
nice to see orders begin to flow as a result of the extension of the
Production Tax Credit (PTC). With the PTC renewal modified to include projects
that commence construction by the end of the year, we expect better order
visibility. We continue to be optimistic about the tower business.”

About Broadwind Energy

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 industrial
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
investments—quicker, easier and smarter. Find out more at www.bwen.com.

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with customers and our ability to diversify our customer base; the impact of
competition and economic volatility on many of the industries in which we
compete; our ability to realize revenue from customer orders and backlog; the
impact of regulation on our end-markets, including the wind energy industry in
particular; the sufficiency of our liquidity and working-capital; our
restructuring plans and the associated cost-savings; our ability to preserve
and utilize our tax net operating loss carry-forwards; and other risks and
uncertainties described in our filings with the Securities and Exchange
Commission.

Contact:

Broadwind Energy, Inc.
John Segvich, 708.780.4825
john.segvich@bwen.com