May 6, 2013

Broadwind Energy to Present at the 7th Annual Barrington Research Industrial & Business Services Conference

CICERO, Ill., May 6, 2013—Broadwind Energy, Inc. (NASDAQ: BWEN) today announced that Peter Duprey, president and CEO, and Stephanie Kushner, executive vice president and CFO, will meet with investors at the Barrington Research Industrial & Business Services Conference in Chicago, Ill. on Thursday, May 16 , 2013 at 8:00 a.m. Central time. The presentation slides will be available on the investor page of http://bwen.com.

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.

CONTACT:

Broadwind Energy, Inc.
Joni Konstantelos, 708.780.4819
joni.konstantelos@bwen.com

or

LHA
Jody Burfening/Carolyn Capaccio, 212.838.3777
ccapaccio@lhai.com