Crownbutte Wind Power Begins Design of Wind Turbine Foundations

Crownbutte Wind Power, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: CBWP) announced today that it has completed its review of geotechnical reports from Braun Intertec Corporation of Fargo, ND, based on a geotechnical survey completed in April 2009 at the site of Crownbutte’s Gascoyne I 19.5 MW wind energy project in Bowman County, ND.

The report has been submitted to Patrick & Henderson Inc. to design wind turbine foundations for the Gascoyne I project; Crownbutte has already received preliminary foundation designs.

Established in 1999, Crownbutte Wind Power, Inc. is a North Dakota based developer of merchant wind power parks, with a current pipeline of over 618 MW of wind energy projects in various stages of development across North Dakota, South Dakota and Montana.

Crownbutte has strategically sized these projects to fit into the existing power grid so as to require only minimal transmission system upgrades, and therefore expects to be able to begin construction and operation much sooner than would be the case for larger projects requiring new transmission.