Western Wind Energy: Wind farm takes shape

Western Wind Energy (the "Company") is pleased to announce that erection is occurring at both the Kingman and Windstar wind farm sites. At Kingman, all wind turbined components arrived and four (4) out of the five (5) towers have been erected with the first installed nacelle completed last week. Management has been informed that mechanical completion of the wind turbines will be completed by the end of this month.

At Windstar, wind turbines began arriving last week. Installation of the first tower occurred last week and management has been informed that wind power installations be completed by the end of September, 2011. Western Wind will start posting videos and construction photos by early next week on its website for all the public to view.

The Company has granted a total of 50,000 options, 25,000 each at $1.45 and $1.50 respectively, vesting over the next two years to the Chief Engineer and the Senior Environmental Planner-Associate Counsel.

Western Wind is a mid-tier vertically integrated renewable energy production company that currently has by way of 100% direct ownership, over 500 wind turbines and 165 MW of net wind power capacity in production or in construction, and a further 311 MW of priority expansion development assets in the States of California, Arizona and the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico. In addition, Western Wind has a 1,300 MW California Development Initiative.

Western Wind is in the business of owning and acquiring land sites, generation assets and technology for the production of electricity from wind power and solar energy. Management of Western Wind includes individuals involved in the operations and ownership of utility scale wind energy facilities in California since 1981.