Western Wind Energy – Windstar Wind Farm Update

Western Wind Energy Corp. —(Toronto Venture Exchange—“WND”) (OTCQX—“WNDEF”), is pleased to announce that as of 3:30 AM, December 12, 2011, Windstar I was hot and the transformer was soaking. The substation breakers were tripping and a team is in place to correct the relays. This should all be completed in a couple of days, in which Gamesa will commence the formal commissioning of the first 106 megawatts of wind turbines and begin commercial revenue service.

The remaining 14 megawatts have had their foundations fully completed and deliveries of the 14 MWs of wind turbines has already begun. Erection of the remaining 14 MW is expected within the next week.

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 field 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 and wind energy in California, Arizona, Ontario, Canada; and in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.

Western Wind is in the business of owning and operating wind power 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.