Toronto Venture Exchange Symbol: "WND"
Issued and Outstanding: 28,823,039
VANCOUVER, Feb. 4 /CNW/ - Western Wind Energy Corporation ("Western Wind
Energy") is pleased to announce that Pacific Hydro Pty. Limited ("Pacific
Hydro") has engaged Loewen Ondaatje McCutcheon Ltd. to act as an advisor for
the purpose of arranging purchasers for the six (6) million common shares of
Western Wind Energy, currently held by Pacific Hydro.
Western Wind Energy is North America's largest producer of pure wind
energy. Western Wind Energy currently produces 34.5 MW of clean renewable
electrical energy from over 500 wind turbine generators located in Tehachapi
(Windridge) and San Gorgonio Pass (Palm Springs), California with annualized
energy output is approximately 75 billion watt hours per year.
Western Wind Energy also has over 155 MW of expansion power sales
agreements with the associated projects in the late stages of development. In
addition, Western Wind Energy has a credible pipeline of over 1,300 MW of site
locations in the State of California. During the past two years, Western Wind
Energy has executed or acquired over $1 billion of power sales agreements
totaling 155 megawatts from the sale of wind energy electrical generation to
two separate utilities. Western Wind Energy was the first to execute a "wind"
PPA in the State of Arizona, and in California, is expanding from management's
27-year continuous operating history in the Tehachapi Pass.
Western Wind Energy is in the business of acquiring exceptional land
sites, capital and technology for the production of electricity from wind
energy. Western Wind Energy conducts its operations through its wholly owned
subsidiaries in Arizona and California. Management of Western Wind Energy
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
Chief Executive Officer
The TSX Venture Exchange has not reviewed and does not accept
responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this news release.
Certain statements included herein are "forward-looking statements" as
defined by the Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Management
cautions that forward-looking statements are not guarantees and that actual
results could differ materially from those expressed or implied in the
forward-looking statement. Important factors that could cause the actual
results of operations or financial condition of the Company to differ include,
but are not necessarily limited to, the risks and uncertainties discussed in
documents filed by the Company with the Securities and Exchange Commission.
For further information:
For further information: Western Wind Energy Corp., 632 Foster Avenue,
Coquitlam, BC, V3J 2L7, Telephone: (604) 839-4192, Facsimile: (604) 939-1292,