Broadwind Energy Wins $14 Million Tower Order

  Broadwind Energy Wins $14 Million Tower Order

Business Wire

CICERO, Ill. -- April 02, 2013

Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWEN) today announced a $14 million order for
towers from a U.S. wind turbine manufacturer. Broadwind will produce these
towers in its Abilene, Texas facility with delivery scheduled for the second
half of 2013.

“Since the final months of 2012, we have announced $127 million in tower
orders and we are now pleased to report that our Abilene, Texas plant is near
capacity for 2013,” said Peter C. Duprey, president and CEO of Broadwind
Energy. “We’ve seen a significant improvement in activity and we are quoting
orders for 2014 delivery as the wind energy industry recovers from the
downturn at the end of 2012.”

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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