April 30, 2008

National Wind, LLC, announces today that Tryg Sarsland will join National Wind as Vice President and Director of Project Finance. Formerly, Mr. Sarsland was Vice-President at Meridian Companies, LLC, in Boston, Massachusetts. Throughout his career, he has structured and syndicated financings for over $4,000,000,000 of renewable energy projects.

“National Wind has over 4,000 megawatts of renewable energy projects under development in six states, with the number of megawatts in development growing each month,” says Jack Levi, co-chair of National Wind. “Wind projects, involve highly complex financing structures and we anticipate on increasing the volume of these transactions over the next few years. Tryg will lead our project finance function. Tryg, as one of the nation’s leading experts in renewable energy finance, will hit the ground running.”

Prior to his position at Meridian, Mr. Sarsland worked at ANZ Investment Bank where he structured and syndicated the debt side of renewable energy projects. Mr. Sarsland is a graduate of St. John’s University and holds a MBA in finance from St. Cloud State University.