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

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

PR Newswire

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2013

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

VANCOUVER, April 9, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - 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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ABOUT WESTERN WIND ENERGY CORP.

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.

SOURCE Western Wind Energy

Contact:

Jeff Rosenthal
Chief Executive Officer
jeff.rosenthal@brookfieldrenewable.com
Tel: 604.685.9463

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