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Second Wind’s New 60-Meter Met Tower Offers Customizable Instrument Configurations at Affordable Prices

September 14, 2010

OKLAHOMA CITY, Sept. 14 /PRNewswire/ — Second Wind, a leader in wind measurement systems, announced today at the annual AWEA Wind Resource & Project Energy Assessment Workshop that is has added a new 60-meter meteorological mast and customizable 60-meter met tower packages to its range of wind measurement solutions. The ProMast(TM) 60 combines competitive pricing and top performance for developers prospecting new wind farm sites.

Second Wind’s new tower packages include the ProMast 60 tubular tower, mounting options and a wide array of instruments including anemometers, wind vanes, and a Second Wind Nomad 2 Wind Data Logger. Nomad data loggers are deployed in 50 countries and on seven continents, from the Arctic to Antarctica, with each unit compiling data from as many as 20 weather sensors.

For customers who need something other than the standard configuration, Second Wind will customize an instrument suite and offer a package discount. Second Wind will also offer competitive discounts on bulk purchases of the ProMast 60. Combined with Second Wind’s Triton wind profiling system, Second Wind now offers wind farm developers a full complement of tower-mounted and remote sensing options.

“Sensor equipment requirements vary widely from one company to the next, and we wanted to offer our customers the flexibility they are used to in working with Second Wind, as well as the other benefits the Nomad data logger provides, on a cost-effective tower platform,” said Matt McLoughlin, director of Nomad sales at Second Wind. “The ProMast 60 is a versatile, field-proven tower. Combine that with the competitive price and the ability to custom-configure sensor packages, and we’re confident the ProMast 60 will meet any customer’s needs.”

The ProMast 60 is made from hot-dipped galvanized steel to resist corrosion. The tower diameter – ranging from 6.5 to 8.5 inches – allows the installation of very stable booms in compliance with IEC specifications. The tower components are packaged to minimize waste. The compact packaging also enables users to install the ProMast 60 on rugged sites without having to use large vehicles for transport.

Pricing and Availability

The ProMast 60 tower package is available immediately from Second Wind and costs $14,900 for a complete tower package. Packages can be custom-configured to include a variety of sensors – including Class 1 anemometers such as Vector, Thies, and WindSensor (Riso). Volume discounts are available. For more information please visit: www.secondwind.com/promast.

About Second Wind

Second Wind develops wind measurement systems that make wind power pay off for consumers, investors and the environment. The company’s technology provides wind farm developers with the bankable wind data they need to plan, finance and operate highly efficient wind generation facilities. Second Wind’s systems are making wind farm development profitable in 50 countries on seven continents. Second Wind’s systems include the wind industry’s leading remote sensing system, wind data logger and web-based data service. For more information about Boston-based Second Wind, please visit www.secondwind.com.

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