Broadwind Energy Wins $35 Million Tower Order

  Broadwind Energy Wins $35 Million Tower Order

Business Wire

CICERO, Ill. -- March 14, 2013

Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWEN) today announced a $35 million order for
towers from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. This order includes towers for
various domestic wind projects. The towers will be produced in Broadwind’s
Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility for delivery during 2013.

Peter C. Duprey, president and CEO of Broadwind Energy, stated, “The level of
activity in our wind tower business remains strong and this order moves us one
step closer to filing our tower capacity for 2013.”

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

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