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National Wind Assessments, a wind resource assessment and met tower installation and monitoring firm, has announced the addition of four employees and the opening of a new office at the Corporate Center in downtown Grand Forks, N.D.

The added staff and new office location will help the company meet its rising external customer demand for wind services, according to National Wind Assessments.

Fred Romuld and Debbie Jacklitch-Kuiken join the Grand Forks location. Jacklitch-Kuiken is a graduate meteorologist and mechanical engineer and will serve as a senior wind analyst. She has conducted wind resource assessments on over 100 projects and has taught six courses on wind assessment.

Romuld is a graduate mechanical engineer with an extensive construction background. He has analyzed wind data and supervised the erection of meteorological towers in seven states and Canada. Two additional employees joined National Wind Assessment's Minneapolis location. Ryan Jakubov is a graduate meteorologist and wind analyst, and Ben Ransom is a renewable energy business analyst.

National Wind Assessments performs its services on a national basis, but concentrates its efforts in North Dakota, South Dakota, Minnesota, Iowa, Montana, Nebraska, Kansas and Wyoming.

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