Western Wind Energy Corp. announces filing of final short form prospectus and conversion of special warrants


    Toronto Venture Exchange Symbol: "WND"
    Issued and Outstanding: 30,207,451

    VANCOUVER, July 25 /CNW/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. (" Western Wind" or
the "Company") announces that it has filed its final short form prospectus
dated July 24, 2008 (the "Prospectus"), and has obtained a receipt dated
July 24, 2008 for the Prospectus from the securities commissions in each of
the provinces of British Columbia, Alberta and Ontario. The Prospectus
qualifies the distribution of the 6,315,000 common shares (the "Common
Shares") and the 3,157,500 common share purchase warrants (the "Warrants") of
the Company issuable upon the conversion of the 6,315,800 outstanding special
warrants (the "Special Warrants") of the Company issued on June 20, 2008 (the
"Offering"). The Prospectus also qualifies the issuance of brokers' warrants
(the "Brokers' Warrants"), which entitle the agents in the Offering, Loewen
Ondaatje McCutcheon Limited and Clarus Securities Inc., to acquire up to
442,107 Common Shares and 221,053 Warrants to be issued upon exercise of the
442,107 Brokers' Warrants. The Brokers' Warrants will be issued upon deemed
exercise of special brokers' warrants (the "Special Brokers' Warrants"), which
were issued as part of the agent's compensation pursuant to the Offering.
    The Special Warrants will be deemed to be exercised just prior to
4:00 p.m. (Toronto time) on July 31, 2008, without any action or further
payment required on the part of the holder. Holders wishing to exercise their
Special Warrants prior to their deemed exercise may do so by completing the
exercise form attached to their Special Warrant certificate and returning it,
together with their Special Warrant certificate, to Pacific Corporate Trust
Company at its principal office at 510 Burrard Street, 2nd Floor, Vancouver,
BC V6C 3B9.
    Each Special Warrant entitles the holder thereof to acquire one (1)
Common Share and one-half (1/2) of one Warrant. Certificates for Common Shares
and Warrants issuable to the holders of the Special Warrants will be delivered
following the exercise or deemed exercise of the Special Warrants pursuant to
the registration and delivery instructions provided in the Special Warrant
    Western Wind is in the business of acquiring land sites, capital and
technology for the production of electricity from renewable sources. Western
Wind conducts its operations through its wholly owned subsidiaries in Arizona
and California. Management of Western Wind includes individuals involved in
the operations and ownership of utility scale wind energy facilities in
California since 1981.


    Claus Andrup


    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
securities regulatory authorities and legislation in Canada and the United
States. 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 on SEDAR and with
the Securities and Exchange Commission.
    This news release does not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation
of an offer to buy any of the securities in the United States. The securities
have not been and will not be registered under the U.S. Securities Act or any
state securities laws and may not be offered or sold within the United States
or to U.S. persons unless registered under the U.S. Securities Act and
applicable state securities laws or an exemption from such registration is

For further information:

For further information: Western Wind Energy Corp., 1326 - 885 West
Georgia Street, Vancouver, BC, V6C 3E8, Telephone: (604) 685-WIND (9463),
Facsimile: (604) 685-9441, www.westernwindenergy.com

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