VANCOUVER, March 8, 2010 /CNW/ - LGC Skyrota Wind Energy Corp. ("LGC Skyrota" "the Company") (TSX-V: LGS) is pleased to announce that its large wind turbine maintenance and refurbishment division, LGC, has been recognized as the Small Company of the Year for impressive vision and originality by the Aer Lingus Viscount Awards, in association with Ulster Television and Business Eye Magazine.
"This award acknowledges LGC's position as a unique and promising leader in the growing wind energy market," said Richard Hogg, Managing Director of LGC.
"We are honoured that the innovative technologies, skilled employee base and expanding operations of our LGC division in Limavady, Northern Ireland, have been officially recognized through this prestigious award program," added Thomas Braun, President and CEO of LGC Skyrota.
The Aer Lingus Viscount Awards aim to celebrate the close business relationships developed between Northern Ireland and Great Britain over the last 60 years by recognizing the contributions of new and established Northern Ireland-based companies. An awards lunch announcing the winners was held on February 25, 2010, in London, UK. Over 100 companies were reviewed in the Small Company of the Year category.
About LGC Skyrota Wind Energy Corp.
LGC Skyrota Wind Energy Corp. is a leader in the development and maintenance of clean-energy producing wind turbines. With operations based in Northern Ireland and executive offices located in Vancouver, B.C., the Company is well-positioned to expand throughout Europe and enter the North American market. The Company operates two business divisions: LGC, which rebuilds gearboxes for large wind turbines, and Skyrota, which manufactures a revolutionary 5kW small vertical-axis wind turbine. LGC Skyrota trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol LGS. For more information, please visit www.lgcskyrota.com.
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