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UpWind Solutions, Inc. Selected as a Red Herring Top 100 North America Tech Startup Prestigious honor recognizing UpWind Solution’s technology innovation as the leading 3rd party services provider to wind project owners.

San Diego, CA (May 30, 2012) – UpWind Solutions, Inc has been selected by Red Herring as one of its Top 100 North American Tech Startup companies. Red Herring’s award recognizes the leading private companies from the Americas, celebrating these startups’ innovations and technologies across their respective industries.

Red Herring’s Top 100 Americas list has become a mark of distinction for identifying promising new companies and entrepreneurs. Red Herring editors were among the first to recognize that companies such as Facebook, Twitter, Google, Yahoo, Skype,, YouTube, and eBay would change the way we live and work.

“Choosing the companies with the strongest potential was by no means a small feat,” said Alex Vieux, publisher and CEO of Red Herring. “After rigorous contemplation and discussion, we narrowed our list down from hundreds of candidates from across North America to the Top 100 Winners. We believe UpWind Solutions embodies the vision, drive and innovation that define a successful entrepreneurial venture. UpWind Solutions should be proud of its accomplishment, as the competition was very strong.”

Red Herring’s editorial staff evaluated the companies on both quantitative and qualitative criteria, such as financial performance, technology innovation, management quality, strategy, and market penetration.

“We are honored to be selected as a Red Herring Award winner for 2012 and feel that this distinction validates our strategy to combine our innovative proprietary technologies with our commitment to a higher standard of service , helping us improve the performance of our customer’s wind project sites by finding solutions that help them run more efficiently and profitably,” states Peter Wells, CEO of Upwind Solutions. Inc..

UpWind Solutions is the wind industry’s leading third party provider of asset management operations and maintenance services. Our team of highly experienced wind industry experts is committed to providing a higher standard of service to the growing fleet of North American wind turbines. At UpWind Solutions, O&M stands for more than just operations and maintenance; it stands for optimizing and maximizing wind turbine production at a lower cost per KWh, ultimately delivering a greater ROI for owners over the full project life span. For additional information visit

Hansen Hunt

Hansen Hunt

Hansen Hunt is the Marketing Manager at UpWind. He is charged with creating content that helps educate customers about improving their wind farm's performance through O&M best practices and new technologies.

He has 10 years of digital marketing experience, is a craft beer geek, and runs local Inbound marketing events in San Diego.