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SOURCE Western Wind Energy
TSX.V Symbol: "WND"
OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF"
Issued and Outstanding: 71,127,175
VANCOUVER, March 1, 2013 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. -- (the "Company" or "Western Wind") (TSX Venture Exchange -- "WND") (OTCQX -- "WNDEF")today announced a change in Board of Directors and Senior Management, following the take up by Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners ("Brookfield Renewable") representing 59% of the shares held by shareholders independent of Brookfield Renewable pursuant to its all-cash offer to acquire all of the common shares of Western Wind. As the controlling shareholder of Western Wind, Brookfield Renewable has agreed with the Board of Directors to an orderly transition to a new slate of Directors and changes in Senior Management. Therefore, each member of the board of directors of the company has resigned and the following nominees have been appointed.
Effective immediately the board of directors of Western Wind is composed of the following individuals:
The newly appointed board of directors of Western Wind has replaced the existing management of Western Wind. The following individuals have been appointed as officers of Western Wind:
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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.
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