– CANADA – Vancouver – The Company is pleased to announce that it has completed its name change from “Sky Harvest Windpower Corp.” to “Sky Harvest Energy Corp.” The purpose of the name change was to reflect the Company’s intention to expand its business focus to include other projects in the renewable and non-renewable energy sectors.
Sky Harvest further announces that it has appointed Claus E. Andrup to its advisory board. Since 1999, he has acted as a director of Western Wind Energy Corporation, a public company involved in wind power development in California and Arizona that was recently acquired by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners LP. In 2010, Mr. Andrup was appointed as a regional director for GTE Sustainable Energy Inc., a company that specializes in the identification, financing, and development of clean energy products and the commercialization of environmental commodities, such as carbon credits. Mr. Andrup has studied marketing and behavioral sciences at Metropolitan College, London Polytechnic, and the London School of Economics and has been involved in corporate communications, marketing, and public relations since 1971.
In addition, Sky Vertical Technologies Inc., Sky Harvest’s operating subsidiary that is involved in the manufacture and design of vertical axis wind turbines, has formed an advisory board that will be responsible for providing guidance to its Board of Directors as it expands operations. Initially, the advisory board will consist of the following members:
Ronald J. Rickert
Since 2002, Mr. Rickert has acted as the President of Crosswind Power, LLC, a private Florida-based company that is involved in the distribution of vertical axis wind turbines and other alternative energy solutions. The company was responsible for installing the first vertical axis wind turbine in Florida and also built the first insulated concrete form residence in the city of Boca Raton. Mr. Rickert is also a member of the American Institute of Architects and has practiced in that profession since 1993.
Paul J. Walitsky
Mr. Walitsky has over 40 years of experience in energy efficiency, sustainability, and environmental engineering. He is currently a director of Green Seal, a Washington, D.C.-based organization that certifies environmentally responsible products and services. Mr. Walitsky has also previously acted as the Environmental Commissioner for Franklin Township, New Jersey and as a member of the U.S. Green Building Council. He holds a Master of Science degree in Engineering Management from the Newark College of Engineering (1972), as well as a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering (1963) and a Master of Science degree in Metallurgy from New York University (1966).
About Sky Harvest Energy Corp.
Sky Harvest Energy Corp. is a United States and British Columbia reporting issuer involved in development stage wind power projects located in southwest Saskatchewan, Canada. Wind speed and environmental data relating to the Company’s leased properties indicates that the properties host a strong and consistent wind resource that warrants the erection of wind power generation facilities with the potential to generate up to 350 MW of electricity.
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