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Rock Wind

Remanufacturer/seller of midscale wind turbines providing unique customer value in a $100 billion distributed wind market.

  • Stage Full Product Ready
  • Industry Clean Technology
  • Location Rockford, IL, USA
  • Currency USD
  • Founded October 2010
  • Employees 5
  • Website

Company Summary

Rock Wind is a US rebuilder/reseller of midscale wind turbines providing customers with industrial strength wind turbines in the 100 kw to 700 kw size range at price /KW half that of the few competing new turbines ($1.5/watt). Turbines have 25+ year lifetimes and come with like-new warranties. They are completely remanufactured to a level more advanced than in the original. Market to schools & businesses. Be Green - Save Green! CarMax for wind


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    Jerome Oreluk

    Jerome Oreluk – CEO – 25 years in developing technology product companies. Started two companies selling security systems and computers. Has developed many contracts with local governments supplying technology equipment. Has managed a sales force for Computer Associates. Used to operating in an entrepreneurial environment.

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    Richard N Johnson
    Chief Technology Officer

    40 years in manufacturing and product R&D management, expert in wind turbines, PhD and MBA. He started his career at NASA and has worked at both for –profit companies and universities in manufacturing research. He has worked with many small start-up companies in mentoring them – in two cases to IPOs. Overseen the successful installation of first Rock Wind turbine.

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    Chester Kolodziej
    Financial Consultant

    Chet Kolodziej (CPA), head of Rockford’s Freedom Field Demonstration Site, advisor to Winnebago County on renewable energy business development We have a significant network of business leaders in Rockford who want to support his as they see roles as suppliers.

Previous Investors

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    Principals of Rock WInd
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    Winnebago County, Illinois
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    State of Illinois - DCEO