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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549

STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP OF SECURITIES

Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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(Print or Type Responses)
1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
Collins Jesse E. Jr.
  2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
BROADWIND ENERGY, INC. [BWEN]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
__X__ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
Executive VP and COO
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
47 EAST CHICAGO AVENUE, SUITE 332
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (Month/Day/Year)
05/04/2012
(Street)

NAPERVILLE, IL 60540
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (Month/Day/Year)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
_X_ Form filed by One Reporting Person
___ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Common Stock 05/04/2012   A   216,039 A $0.34 377,989(1) D  
Common Stock               6,662 I By 401(k) Plan

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Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
(e.g., puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (Month/Day/Year) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (Month/Day/Year) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(Month/Day/Year)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $17.8               (2) 08/08/2018 Common Stock 75,000   75,000 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $7.78               (3) 04/29/2019 Common Stock 23,943   23,943 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $5.44               (4) 03/09/2020 Common Stock 30,819   30,819 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $1.35               (5) 03/07/2021 Common Stock 93,750   93,750 D  
Stock Option (Right to Buy) $0.34 05/04/2012   A     216,039   (6) 05/04/2022 Common Stock 216,039 $ 0 216,039 D  

Reporting Owners

Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
 Director  10% Owner  Officer  Other
Collins Jesse E. Jr.
47 EAST CHICAGO AVENUE
SUITE 332
NAPERVILLE, IL 60540
      Executive VP and COO  

Signatures

 Jesse E. Collins, Jr.   05/08/2012
** Signature of Reporting Person Date

Explanation of Responses:

* If the form is filed by more than one reporting person, see Instruction 4(b)(v).
** Intentional misstatements or omissions of facts constitute Federal Criminal Violations. See 18 U.S.C. 1001 and 15 U.S.C. 78ff(a).
(1) Includes (i) 10,000 shares of restricted stock units that vest in 5,000 share increments on each of 10/17/12 and 10/17/13; (ii) 2,871 shares of restricted stock units that vest on 4/29/13; (iii) 8,214 shares of restricted stock units that vest in 4,107 share increments on each of 3/9/13 and 3/9/14; (iv) 30,000 shares of restricted stock units that vest in 10,000 share increments on each of 9/9/12, 9/9/13 and 9/9/14; (v) 55,458 shares of restricted stock units that vest in 18,486 share increments on each of 3/7/13, 3/7/14 and 3/7/15 and (vi) 216,039 shares of restricted stock units that vest 54,009 shares on 5/4/13 and in 54,010 share increments on each of 5/4/14, 5/4/15 and 5/4/16.
(2) 15,000 shares vest on each of 8/8/09, 8/8/10, 8/8/11, 8/8/12 and 8/8/13.
(3) 5,986 shares vest on each of 4/29/10, 4/29/11 and 4/29/12 and 5,985 shares vest on 4/29/13.
(4) 7,705 shares vest on 3/9/11, 3/9/12 and 3/9/13 and 7,704 shares vest on 3/9/14.
(5) 23,437 shares vest on 3/7/12, 23,438 shares vest on 3/7/13, 23,437 shares vest on 3/7/14 and 23,438 shares vest on 3/7/15.
(6) 54,009 shares vest on 5/4/13 and 54,010 shares vest on 5/4/14, 5/4/15 and 5/4/16.

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