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Friday, October 30, 2009

Western Wind Energy short listed for new power purchase agreements

Western Wind Energy short listed for new power purchase agreements


VANCOUVER, Oct. 30 - Western Wind Energy Corp (Toronto Stock Exchange (Venture) Symbol: "WND" ) is pleased to announce that is has been notified by Southern CaliforniaEdison that Western Wind has been short listed under the 2009 Request forProposal process. This is in regard to our producing 30 MW Mesa asset and the20 MW expansion thereof. Further Western Wind believes that a price amendmentto the 120 MW Windstar project is forthcoming shortly. Further updates will bereleased when available.
About Western Wind Energy Corp.


Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable energy electrical productioncompany that currently owns over 500 wind turbines with 34.5 MW of ratedcapacity and a further 131MW of expansion power purchase agreements in theStates of California and Arizona. Western Wind further owns additionaldevelopment assets for both Solar and Wind Energy in California, Arizona,Ontario, Canada and a development team in the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico.Western Wind is in the business of owning and acquiring land sites andtechnology for the production of electricity from wind and solar energy.Management of Western Wind Energy includes individuals involved in theoperations and ownership of utility scale wind energy facilities in Californiasince 1981.


ON BEHALF OF THE BOARD OF DIRECTORS
"SIGNED"
Jeffrey J. Ciachurski 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-lookingstatements" under applicable securities laws, which involve known and unknownrisks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause actual results to bematerially different from any future results, performance or achievementsexpressed 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 andsimilar expressions are intended to identify such forward-looking statements.Such statements in this news release include, but are not limited to, theCompany's intended use of proceeds from the Offering. These statements arebased on management's current expectations and beliefs and actual events orresults may differ materially. There are many factors that could cause suchactual events or results expressed or implied by such forward-lookingstatements to differ materially from any future results expressed or impliedby such statements. Such factors include, but are not limited to, theCompany's ability to profitably utilize the lands as planned and the otherfactors discussed in the Company's annual report and annual informationcontained in the Company's 20F Annual Report filed with the United StatesSecurities and Exchange Commission and securities regulators in Canada.Forward-looking statements are based on current expectations and the Companyassumes no obligation to update such information to reflect later events ordevelopments, except as required by law.SOURCE Western Wind Energy
WESTERN WIND ENERGY CORP., 1326 - 885 WEST GEORGIA STREET, VANCOUVER, BC, V6C3E8, TELEPHONE: (604) 685-WIND (9463), FACSIMILE: (604) 685-9441,www.westernwindenergy.com




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