Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND"
Issued and Outstanding: 59,780,539
VANCOUVER, Sept. 6, 2011 /CNW/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND"), is pleased to announce that
effective September 6th, 2011, Western Wind Energy began trading on the OTC market's
prestigious tier, OTCQX International. Investors can find current
financial disclosure and Real-Time Level 2 quotes for Western Wind
Energy on www.otcqx.com and www.otcmarkets.com.
"OTCQX provides the highest level of visibility and access to U.S.
investors possible in the OTC marketplace," said R. Cromwell Coulson,
President and Chief Executive Officer of OTC Markets Group. "We are
pleased to welcome Western Wind Energy to OTCQX."
Berenbaum Weinshienk PC will serve as Western Wind Energy's Principal
American Liaison ("PAL") on OTCQX, responsible for providing guidance
on OTCQX requirements and U.S. securities laws.
About Western Wind Energy Corp.
Western Wind Energy Corp. (OTCQX: WNDEF; TSX.V: WND) trades in the United States on OTCQX under
the symbol "WNDEF." Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable
energy electrical production company that currently owns over 500 wind
turbines with 165 MW of rated capacity either in production or in
construction in the States of California and Arizona. Western Wind
further owns additional development assets for both solar and wind
energy in California, Arizona, and Ontario, Canada; and in the
Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.
Western Wind is in the business of owning and acquiring land sites and
technology for the production of electricity from wind and solar
energy. Management of Western Wind includes individuals involved in the
operations and ownership of utility scale wind energy facilities in
California since 1981.
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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. Such statements in this news
release include, but are not limited to, the Company's discussion
concerning the Offer. 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 by law.
SOURCE Western Wind Energy
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