Western Wind Announces Filing of Form 15F to Terminate SEC Reporting Obligations

     Western Wind Announces Filing of Form 15F to Terminate SEC Reporting

  PR Newswire

  VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 9, 2013

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ --

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 73,272,748

Western Wind Energy Corp. (the " Company " or " Western Wind ") (TSX Venture
Exchange ‒ "WND") (OTCQX ‒ "WNDEF") announced that it will file a Form 15F
today with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission (the " SEC ")
to terminate registration of its common shares under Section 12(g) of the
United States Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended.

Upon making the Form 15F filing, the Company's reporting obligations with the
SEC, including its obligation to file reports on Form 40-F and furnish reports
on Form 6-K, will immediately be suspended.The termination of the Company's
reporting obligations is expected to become effective no later than 90 days
after such filing if there are no objections from the SEC.

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Western Wind is a vertically integrated renewable energy production company
that owns and operates wind and solar generation facilities with 165 net MW of
rated capacity in production, in the States of California and Arizona. Western
Wind further owns substantial development assets for both solar and wind
energy in the U.S. The Company is headquartered in Vancouver, BC and has
branch offices in Scottsdale, Arizona and Tehachapi, California. Western Wind
trades on the TSX Venture Exchange under the symbol "WND", and in the United
States on the OTCQX under the symbol "WNDEF".

The Company owns and operates three wind energy generation facilities in
California, and one fully integrated combined wind and solar energy generation
facility in Arizona. The three operating wind generation facilities in
California are comprised of the 120MW Windstar, the 4.5MW Windridge facilities
in Tehachapi, and the 30MW Mesa wind generation facility near Palm Springs.
The facility in Arizona is the Company's 10.5MW Kingman integrated solar and
wind facility. The Company is further developing wind and solar energy
projects in California, Arizona, and Puerto Rico.

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.

For further information: Jeff Rosenthal Chief Executive Officer
jeff.rosenthal@brookfieldrenewable.com Tel: +1-604-685-9463

Western Wind Investor Relations Contact: Vanessa Pilotte Investor Relations
E-mail: vpilotte@westernwindenergy.com Tel: +1-877-470-3601
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