Naperville, Ill., November 3, 2011 – Siemens has selected Broadwind Energy to supply 36 locally manufactured towers for the expansion of the MidAmerican Energy wind project in Iowa and has signed an option for an additional 25 towers.
With more than 1,000 towers manufactured to date, Broadwind is a U.S. producer of multi-MW wind turbine towers and one of the first U.S. companies to produce 100-meter towers.
Broadwind applies existing welding talent to help solve the new American challenge for domestic energy, tapping deep roots in steel fabrication to create the tall steel towers that enable wind turbines to capture maximum wind energy. Broadwind will produce the wind towers for Siemens in its Manitowoc, Wisconsin facility.
Broadwind expects to deliver these towers to Siemens during the second and third quarters of 2012.