SOURCE: WindPower Innovations, Inc.

WindPower Innovations, Inc.

May 30, 2013 09:00 ET

WindPower Innovations Appoints Steven Vollaro to Its Board of Directors

PHOENIX, AZ--(Marketwired - May 30, 2013) - WindPower Innovations, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WPNV) announced today it has appointed Steven Vollaro to its Board of Directors.

Vollaro currently serves as the President and Chief Operating Officer of the Company's largest subsidiary RIG Construction D/B/A the Cameo Group of companies. Mr. Vollaro joins WindPower's CEO John Myers and non-executive director Charles Brown on the Company's current three-member Board of Directors.

Myers commented "We are very pleased that Steven has agreed to join our Board. I welcome his knowledge, persistence and positive attitude on our Board and look forward to working with him to enhance shareholder value."

Vollaro stated, "Now that our company has become a subsidiary of WindPower Innovations it was natural for me to want to join the Board, and I'm honored that the Board offered me this opportunity. I believe that with my experience I can make significant contributions to the future of our Company."

WindPower's Board will now look for additional seasoned non-executive directors to fill out its Board of Directors as well as a permanent Chief Financial Officer who has the time and experience to assist the Company to successfully acquire additional companies.

About WindPower Innovations:

WindPower Innovations, Inc. is an acquirer of fundamentally sound sustainable technology and renewable energy companies or those companies that benefit from "going green" which are market accepted, scalable and demonstrate a quantifiable value proposition. Our focus is on organizations that have strong market presence, brand awareness and talented and dedicated management teams with the potential to achieve exceptional performance over time. By being acquired by WindPower these companies get access to our operational support, management approach and ability to access financial markets for operational and growth capital. By focusing on "sustainable and renewable" companies such as wind, solar, and companies utilizing sustainable technologies to make everyday products more affordable, more convenient and that may lower the "carbon foot print" we believe that we can create value for humanity at large and enhance shareholder value. WindPower Innovations has one subsidiary; WindPower Solutions, Inc. that remanufactures wind power turbines for operators across the U.S. For more information go to our website at: www.wpienergy.com

About RIG Construction, Inc.

RIG Construction, Inc. operates two subsidiaries: Cameo Pools and Cameo Landscaping, and operates on division of Cameo Pools under the name Cameo Solar. The Cameo Group of companies is the oldest pool company in Mesa, Arizona whose quality brand is over 35 years old. By being in business for so many years Cameo's lifetime warranty actually means something. Cameo focuses on the totality of their businesses providing quality that their customers appreciate at a price they can afford, not just at installation but for many years to come by for example, providing solar options that greatly reduce annual operating costs and reduce carbon emissions. Cameo repairs, maintains designs and installs; pools, water features, landscaping, and solar energy with its available lifetime guarantee and 100% satisfaction guarantee policy anywhere in Arizona and is looking to make acquisitions in other high growth regions. For more information go to our website at: www.cameopools.com

About Steven Vollaro:

Mr. Vollaro joined the Board of Directors of WindPower Innovations, Inc. (PINKSHEETS: WPNV) in May 2013. Mr. Vollaro is also the President, Chief Operating Officer and Corporate Secretary for WindPower's largest subsidiary, RIG Construction, Inc. D/B/A Cameo Pools ("Cameo"), the same positions he has held since 2004, prior to the acquisition of Cameo by WindPower. During his tenure at Cameo, Mr. Vollaro has been directly responsible for tripling sales volume over a two-year period. Mr. Vollaro has managed over 90 people at one time and is a successful lifelong entrepreneur with experience and direct ownership in many companies over a wide range of industries including; retail, construction and the automotive businesses. To any venture Mr. Vollaro brings his pragmatic, positive "can-do" attitude, skills that he has taught others in his role as a senior facilitator for personal development seminars such as "Personal Mastery" which he did while working for Klemmer & Associates. Mr. Vollaro is a veteran of the U.S. Navy where he served during the Vietnam War.

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