On April 7, the Massachusetts Clean Energy Center announced that Black Island Wind Turbines LLC was one of four awardees in their InnovateMass program.
“Massachusetts Clean Energy Center (MassCEC) CEO Alicia Barton today announced four projects that will receive more than $500,000 in funding as part of the InnovateMass program, which seeks to advance deployment of innovative clean energy technology in the Commonwealth.”
• Amherst-based Black Island Wind Turbines (with Applied Dynamics Corporation)
– $150,000 (with a $75,000 match) to finalize the design of a highly-reliable small wind turbine for use in remote locations, military applications and areas that experience extremely high winds.“
Pat Quinlan, CEO of Black Island stated, “We couldn’t be more pleased. We intend to expand the line of HR turbines to include both larger and smaller turbines. This award will let us focus on the development of a 1 kW wind turbine which will deliver even higher reliability and be even more maintenance free than our current 3 kW turbine. Our thanks again to the CEC for choosing Black Island.”
Black Island Wind Turbines LLC