Helix Wind’s S594 Turbine Withstands 80 mph Storm in AlaskaSAN DIEGO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Helix Wind Corp. (OTCBB: HLXW), a global renewable energy company, reported today that its S594 wind turbine installation in Dutch Harbor, Alaska, performed well during a major winter storm, withstanding winds in excess of 80 mph, according to its owners, Joshua Williams and Lilia Howard of Dutch Harbor.
"We'd like to thank everyone at Helix," said Williams. "The turbine was up and running just in time for our first winter storm, during which the S594 took wind gusts of greater than 80 mph like a champ."
"I have lived and worked here for all of my adult life, sometimes dreading the cold, windy and wet winters," Williams said. "After this last storm, as I watched our new wind turbine generate the sea winds back at us, it felt good to get even!"
Ian Gardner, Helix Wind's CEO, said, "The entire Helix team is delighted with Mr. Williams' testimonial and the news of the S594's performance."
"Our customers' satisfaction with our products is critical to our success. Helix ensures our distributors, partners, employees and management are engaged in each turbine's performance from the sale to installation to evaluating performance when installed. We're proud of our products, and are glad to hear of the direct, positive value they can have in our customers' lives," Gardner added.
The S594 turbine was installed in Dutch Harbor in June. With about 250 rain days per year, Dutch Harbor's weather is considered among the worst in the world.
About Helix: Helix Wind Corp., a global renewable energy company, is engaged in the design, manufacturing and sale of small wind vertical axis turbine designed to generate 300W, 1kW, 2.0kW, 2.5kW, 4.5kW, 10kW and 50kW of clean, renewable electricity. Additional information can be found at http://www.helixwind.com
Safe Harbor Statement: A number of statements contained in this press release are forward-looking statements made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Act of 1995. These forward-looking statements involve a number of risks and uncertainties, including our ability to pay the notes when they mature, attract and retain management and field personnel with experience in the small wind turbine industry, our ability to raise capital when needed and on acceptable terms and conditions, the intensity of competition and general economic factors. The actual results Helix Wind may achieve could differ materially from any forward-looking statements due to such risks and uncertainties. Helix Wind encourages the public to read the information provided here in conjunction with its most recent filings, which may be viewed at www.sec.gov.
Posted: October 27, 2009
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