MONTREAL, Oct. 15 /CNW/ - AAER Inc. (TSX-V: AAE), Canada's only original equipment manufacturer of wind turbines of 1 megawatt ("MW") and more, announced today that it has signed a sales agreement with the Town of Ipswich, Massachusetts for the delivery of a 1.65 MW wind turbine during the first quarter of 2010. The transaction, valued at approximately US$2.6 million, includes a warranty and five-year operation and maintenance service agreement.
"We are pleased to have been selected by the Town of Ipswich as their wind turbine supplier," said Dave Gagnon, AAER's President and CEO. "This sale agreement confirms the competitiveness of our wind turbines in terms of technology, cost and performance."
"We look forward to working with AAER in making our wind power project a reality," added Tim Henry, Ipswich Electric Light Department General Manager. "The residents of Ipswich have shown great support for renewable energy and this project will be a source of pride for our community."
About AAER Inc.
AAER is a wind turbine manufacturer located in Bromont, Quebec that manufactures and maintains high capacity 1 Megawatt or more wind turbines principally for the North American market. Its strategy is to progressively build its product's components to provide a high level of reliability and competitive pricing to its customers. AAER uses a portfolio of proven European technologies to ensure the performance of its turbines in various wind conditions and terrains. Its stock is listed on the TSX Venture Exchange (TSX-V: AAE). Additional information is available on the Company's website at www.aaer.ca.
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