EarthFirst orders 48 Vestas V90-3.0 MW wind turbines for Dokie Ridge project in British Columbia, Canada



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    VICTORIA, BC, Dec. 17 /CNW/ - EarthFirst Canada Inc. ("EarthFirst") (EF,
EF.WT; TSX) is pleased to announce that it has placed an order with
Vestas-Canadian Wind Technology Inc. for 48 of its V90-3.0 MW wind turbines to
be installed at EarthFirst's 144 MW Dokie Ridge project located in the Rocky
Mountain foothills of the Peace River region in north-eastern British
Columbia, Canada.
    The Dokie Ridge project is expected to be one of the first wind power
projects installed in British Columbia and is expected to be on-line in time
to help supply the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver with clean,
renewable energy.
    Vestas is the world's largest supplier of commercial scale wind turbines.
The company has installed over 33,500 wind turbines in 63 countries on
5 continents.
    Commenting on the announcement, Ron Percival, President of EarthFirst
said "We are very pleased to have the largest wind project in British Columbia
entering into construction and appreciate the support of BC Hydro, BCTC, the
Government of British Columbia, impacted First Nations and all other
stakeholders in seeing the Dokie Ridge wind energy project become a reality."
    Also commenting on the announcement, Robert Toole, Chief Executive
Officer of EarthFirst said "We are very pleased to be able to secure a fleet
of the largest capacity utility scale wind turbines, in a global marketplace
where wind turbines are in very tight supply."

    EarthFirst is a leading Canadian developer of wind energy projects with a
portfolio of over 2,500 MW of potential renewable generating capacity
including its 144 MW Dokie Ridge project in North East BC which is expected to
enter commercial production by the end of 2009. Common shares and warrants of
EarthFirst Canada Inc. are listed on the TSX under the symbol EF and EF.WT
respectively.

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ACCORDINGLY, IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE AFTER SUCH DATE. HOWEVER, EARTHFIRST CANADA
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For further information:

For further information: Grant Bunker, Director, Investor Relations,
EarthFirst Canada Inc., Tel: (416) 628-2164, Toll Free: 1-866-622-4715,
E-mail: gbunker@earthfirstcanada.com; Derren Newell, VP, Finance and Chief
Financial Officer, EarthFirst Canada Inc., Tel: (403) 513-0766, Toll Free:
1-877-513-0777, E-Mail: dnewell@earthfirstcanada.com

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