PIPESTONE, Minn., April 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Juhl Wind, Inc. (OTCBB: JUHL, the "Company"), the Leader in Community Wind Power, today announced that it has entered into a sponsorship and energy development relationship with the NBA's Minnesota Timberwolves. The sponsorship will revolve around the Minnesota Timberwolves FastBreak Foundation's plan to celebrate "Think Green Month" during the month of April, which will educate fans on how to implement a more eco-friendly lifestyle. The FastBreak Foundation's Think Green Month will present and focus on organizations such as Juhl Wind that help to preserve and protect the environment.
"We are very excited to be part of this interactive and informative program. We are looking forward to working with the Timberwolves organization in spreading the word and providing education to the community on how each of us can contribute to the preservation of our environment," stated Corey Juhl, VP of Project Development at Juhl Wind, Inc.
The National Basketball Association is also driving the lane in sponsoring "NBA Green Week" ( April 4-11) which will be presented by Sprint and is conducted in partnership with the Natural Resources Defense Council in an effort to generate awareness and funds for protecting the environment. Throughout NBA Green Week, Adidas -- the league's official outfitter -- will outfit all players with 100 percent organic cotton NBA Green shooting shirts. Players will also wear NBA Green headbands and wristbands made from 45 percent organic cotton during games throughout the week to raise additional environmental awareness. NBA coaches will also be wearing NBA Green lapel pins.
About Juhl Wind, Inc. Juhl Wind is an established leader in Community Based Wind Power development and management, focused on wind energy projects throughout the United States and Canada. Juhl Wind pioneered Community-Based wind projects, developing the currently accepted financial, operational and legal structure providing local ownership of medium-to-large scale wind farms. To date, the Company has completed 21 wind projects totaling 195 MW and provides operations management and oversight across the portfolio. Juhl Wind services every aspect of wind farm development from full development and ownership, general consultation, construction management and system operations and maintenance. With its consolidation of the Valley View, Winona County and Woodstock Hills wind farms, the Company has now invested in and operates 21.7 MWs of wind power through its independent power producer ("IPP") subsidiary, Juhl Renewable Assets, Inc. Juhl Wind is based in Pipestone, Minnesota and is traded on the OTCBB under the symbol "JUHL". Additional information is available at the Company's website at www.juhlwind.com or by calling 877-584-5946 (or 877-JUHLWIND).Stay updated on all Juhl Wind, Inc. news and events on Facebook and Twitter. Juhl Wind Investor Relations Jody JansonPhone: (888) 438-JUHL (5845)Fax: 585-232-5457Email: firstname.lastname@example.org FORWARD LOOKING STATEMENTSThis news release includes forward-looking statements within the meaning of the safe harbor provisions of the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995 including statements that reflect Juhl Wind's current expectations about its future results, performance, prospects and opportunities. Juhl Wind has tried to identify these forward-looking statements by using words and phrases such as "may," "will," "expects," "anticipates," "believes," "intends," "estimates," "plans," "should," "typical," "preliminary," "hope," or similar expressions. These forward-looking statements are based on information currently available to Juhl Wind and are subject to a number of risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause Juhl Wind's actual results, performance, prospects or opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in, or implied by, these forward-looking statements and specifically those statements referring to the projects mentioned herein. New projects are subject to large, third party risks that may not be in control of Juhl Wind including the timing of funding and actual construction. These risks are referenced in Juhl Wind's current 10K or as may be described from time to time in Juhl Wind's subsequent SEC filings; and such factors as incorporated by reference.