UQM Receives Southwest Windpower Order

June 04, 2003 by Jeff Shepard

UQM Technologies Inc. (Frederick, CO), a developer of alternative energy technologies, announced that its wholly owned subsidiary, UQM Electronics Inc., has received an order from Southwest Windpower Inc. (Flagstaff, AZ) for the production of electronic controls to manage the operation of its wind turbines. Southwest Windpower markets a complete line of wind turbines with peak outputs of 400W to 3,000W under the trade names Whisper®, Air® and Air-X®.

William Rankin, UQM Technologies president and chief executive officer, said, "Southwest Windpower has long been recognized as the world's leading producer of small wind turbines, and we are pleased to add them to the roster of industry-leading customers who have placed orders with us for their electronic product requirements."