TradeWind Energy shares national wind power award

A Lenexa-based wind energy company shared honors with an Alabama utility at the annual fall symposium of the American Wind Energy Association.

TradeWind Energy and Alabama Power received the Outstanding Commercial Achievement Award from the association for helping to bring cost-effective wind power to the Southeast, according to a news release from Alabama Power. Alabama Power purchases electricity from TradeWind.

According to the news release, Alabama Power, a subsidiary of the Southern Company, made its first wind power purchase last year.