Blade manufacturing capability added to industry leading community-scale wind turbine business
BARRE, VT – November 10, 2010 – Northern Power Systems, Inc. (www.northernpower.com), a leading manufacturer of next generation direct-drive wind turbines, today announced the acquisition of the assets of Knight & Carver Wind Group’s community wind turbine blade manufacturing business. This acquisition will strengthen Northern Power’s ability to deliver world-class high quality wind turbines to customers in the rapidly growing community wind marketplace.
“To compete in the global marketplace today, a successful wind turbine company must have the technical, operational and financial capabilities to deploy cutting edge design and high quality manufacturing practices throughout its supply chain” said Parthiv Amin, President of the Community Wind business at Northern Power Systems.
“We will continue to pursue technologies and capabilities that improve the quality and value of Northern Power wind turbines to our global customer base,” added John P. Danner, Chief Executive Officer of Northern Power Systems.