Western Wind Energy Corp. – Windstar Wind Farm Update

Western Wind Energy Corp. – (Toronto Venture Exchange – "WND") (OTCQX – "WNDEF"), Western Wind Energy Corp. is pleased to annouce that the 53rd wind turbine was topped out this morning at 6:30 am. This is the last turbine of the first 106 MW, with a remaining 7 wind turbines (14 MW) due for erection in December, 2011.

The first 106 MW are now ready for pre-comissioning activities, with the ability to sell power in November, 2011, when the site energization is provided, by the interconnecting utility.

Jeff Ciachurski, CEO of Western Wind Energy states "Windstar is our showcase asset with an economic profile that is unmatched in the entire renewable industry. Windstar, together with our existing producing assets, provides the foundation to move Western Wind Energy from a developer/operator and into a full size, intermediate independent power producer."

Western Wind Energy Corp. (OTCQX: WNDEF; TSX.V: WND) trades in the United States on the OTCQX under the symbol "WNDEF" and on the Toronto Venture Exchange under "WND". Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable energy production company that currently owns over 500 wind turbines and a solar power with 165 MW of rated capacity either in production or in construction in the States of California and Arizona. Western Wind further owns substantial additional development assets for both solar energy and wind power in California, Arizona, and Ontario, Canada; and in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Western Wind is in the business of owning and operating wind and solar energy generating facilities. Management of Western Wind includes individuals involved in the operations and ownership of utility scale wind energy facilities in California since 1981.