Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND"
OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF"
Issued and Outstanding: 60,702,947
VANCOUVER, Feb. 15, 2012 /CNW/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. -- (TSXV: WND) (OTCQX: WNDEF) is pleased to report today, that the TSX
Venture Exchange announced its 2012 TSX Venture Top 50. Western Wind ranked 3rd from the top in clean tech sector.
The 2012 TSX Venture 50 is a ranking of strong performers on TSX Venture
Exchange. It is comprised of ten companies from each of the following
five sectors: Mining, Oil & Gas, Diversified Industries, Clean
Technology and Technology & Life Sciences.
"The 2012 TSX Venture 50 is made up of listed companies that have stood
out and excelled," said John McCoach, President, TSX Venture Exchange.
"We are pleased to recognize these companies and wish each of them
continued growth and success."
The companies were ranked based on the following criteria - with equal
weighting assigned to each: market capitalization growth, share price
appreciation, trading volume and analyst coverage.
About Western Wind Energy Corp.
Western Wind Energy Corp. (OTCQX: WNDEF; TSXV: WND) trades in the
United States on the OTCQX under the symbol "WNDEF" and on the TSX
Venture Exchange under the symbol "WND". Western Wind is a vertically
integrated renewable energy production company that directly owns over
165.5 MW of rated solar and wind capacity in production 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
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.
ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
Jeffrey J. Ciachurski
President & Chief Executive Officer
Neither the TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider
(as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange)
accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.
Certain statements in this press release constitute "forward-looking
statements" under applicable securities laws, which involve known and
unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual
results to be materially different from any future results, performance
or achievements expressed or implied by such statements. Words such as
"expects", "anticipates", "intends", "projects", "plans", "will",
"believes", "seeks", "estimates", "should", "may", "could", and
variations of such words and similar expressions are intended to
identify such forward-looking statements. These statements are based
on management's current expectations and beliefs and actual events or
results may differ materially. There are many factors that could cause
such actual events or results expressed or implied by such
forward-looking statements to differ materially from any future results
expressed or implied by such statements. Such factors include, but are
not limited to, the state of the Company's business activities and
various factors discussed in the Company's annual report and annual
information contained in the Company's 20F Annual Report filed with the
United States Securities and Exchange Commission and securities
regulators in Canada. Forward-looking statements are based on current
expectations and the Company assumes no obligation to update such
information to reflect later events or developments, except as required
SOURCE Western Wind Energy
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