Broadwind Energy CEO Elected to AWEA Board of Directors

CICERO, Ill., May 22, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Broadwind Energy, Inc. (Nasdaq:BWEN) today announced that Peter Duprey, President and CEO, was elected to the American Wind Energy Association’s Board of Directors. Duprey brings over 12 years of wind industry experience and insight to the group.

“I am honored to receive this appointment and am looking forward to working with such a dynamic group of experts to further advance the wind industry in the United States. With the improvements in technology and reduction in costs, the industry continues to create tens of thousands of well-paying manufacturing and service oriented jobs in advancing a clean, domestic source of energy in America," said Duprey.

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 and specialty weldments, to comprehensive remanufacturing of gearboxes and blades, to operations and maintenance services, we have solutions for the energy needs of the future. With facilities throughout the U.S., Broadwind Energy's talented team of over 800 employees is committed to helping customers maximize performance of their investments—quicker, easier and smarter. Find out more at

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