Energy Composites Corp. announced on March 27 that it has become a member of the American Wind Energy Association, an organization that promotes wind power growth through advocacy, communication and education.
Energy Composites operates a climate-controlled manufacturing facility in Wisconsin Rapids, Wisc. that employs advanced composite materials to design, engineer and manufacture complex composite structures, vessels and processing systems for a range of clean-tech applications. The applications incude: wind energy system components, flue gas desulfurization for power plants, infrastructure for biofuel storage and processing, infrastructure for managing waste water and drinking water storage, advanced municipal utilities infrastructure, and caustic material storage and handling systems for the petrochemical, mining and the pulp and paper industries.
Sam Fairchild, ECC's CEO praised AWEA's tenacity and strength as an advocate of renewable energy solutions, noting that "AWEA is the national voice for the U.S. wind industry, with a strong record of success and an excellent portfolio of information and analytic resources available to its members. Membership in AWEA strengthens our launch platform for the Companys wind energy strategy, including blade manufacturing and MRO services. Over the next several weeks we will share with investors each of the concrete steps we are taking to make that strategy a reality."