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2012-08-13 10:22:23

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 66,031,868 VANCOUVER, Aug. 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF"), will be holding a conference call on Thursday August 16, 2012 at 10:00am Pacific Time (1:00pm Eastern Time). To participate in the conference call, please dial the following: Toll free Canada & USA: 1-800-319-4610 Outside of Canada & USA: 1-604-638-5340...

2012-08-13 15:46:46

Airfields for ultra-light aircraft are typically constructed on level ground — and so are wind farms. However, do wind power plantsgenerate turbulence that could endanger lightweight planes? A simulation can compute how these power plants influence aircraft at various wind speeds and wind directions. For a motorized hangglider or a one-seater weighing 300 kilograms: the business of flying by ultra-light aircraft is booming. That is also why numerous airfields are applying for the...

2012-08-10 23:00:57

CGE wants to give schools, municipalities, and public service sectors a break on their utility bill. This grant will award up to 25 institutions with emission free energy for five years. These institutions will be powered by the new WIND•e20 wind turbine. Brighton, MI (PRWEB) August 10, 2012 Clean Green Energy LLC “CGE” http://www.cleangreenenergyllc.com has issued a “Wind for a Better Community Grant” for schools, local governments, and public facilities....

2012-08-10 10:20:34

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056 VANCOUVER, Aug. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") Western Wind Energy Corp (the "Company") is pleased to announce that, following a thorough selection process by the Independent Committee, the Company has engaged Rothschild as its lead financial advisor in connection with the previously announced process to sell the Company and all of its...

2012-08-09 06:23:07

WILSONVILLE, Ore., Aug. 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- XZERES Corp (OTCQB: XPWR) a designer, manufacturer, and marketer of small (2.5 - 10KW) wind-powered turbines, and other renewable energy products, today announced it has entered into a new $1.5 million Financing facility with Magna Group. According to XZERES CEO, Frank Greco, "The Company entered FY2013 (beginning in March of 2012) with a strong and rapidly growing backlog of orders, driven by accelerated activity in the UK marketplace. This...

2012-08-08 10:21:25

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION TO UNITED STATES NEWSWIRE SERVICES OR FOR DISSEMINATION IN THE UNITED STATES/ -- The acquisition of Shear Wind by Sprott Power (the "Acquisition") includes two operating assets representing a combined capacity of 63.7 megawatts ("MW"), including the 62.1 MW Glen Dhu asset (the largest wind farm in Nova Scotia) -- 80% increase in gross operating assets under Sprott Power management --...

2012-08-08 10:21:23

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056 VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") wishes to announce the disturbing revelation of the true intentions of Savitr Capital and the dissident slate of directors. On August 8, 2012, Andrew Midler of Savitr Capital ("Savitr") issued a dissident news release that Savitr and the dissident slate of directors wishes to appoint...

2012-08-08 10:21:17

TSX.V Symbol: "WND" OTCQX Symbol: "WNDEF" Issued and Outstanding: 62,731,056 VANCOUVER, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Western Wind Energy Corp. - (Toronto Venture Exchange - "WND") (OTCQX - "WNDEF") wishes to announce that on August 7, 2012, Western Wind received a letter of support from the Mayor of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico that reads verbatim: "In my position as Mayor of Yabucoa, Puerto Rico, I strongly support the current Board of Directors and management of Western Wind Energy Corp....

2012-08-08 02:23:53

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 8, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Pattern Energy Group LP (Pattern) today announced that its Spring Valley Wind project - the first wind power project in the state of Nevada - has completed construction and is fully operational. A ceremony is being held today to commence commercial operations at the 151.8 megawatt (MW) Spring Valley Wind project, which is located near the town of Ely. "I couldn't be happier that Nevada's first commercial wind facility is located in Spring Valley,"...

2012-08-07 10:22:28

BENTONVILLE, Ark., Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Walmart today unveiled at its distribution center in Red Bluff, California, its first onsite large-scale wind turbine pilot project. The wind turbine, expected to be operational by this fall, will provide roughly one megawatt of power or 15 to 20 percent of the distribution center's yearly electrical use. The new wind turbine features a tower height (265 feet) and a blade diameter (250 feet) approximately equal to the height of a 20-story...