SOURCE: Greenwind Power Corp. USA

January 26, 2006 13:42 ET

Greenwind Power Raises 11.6 Million Dollars for Alberta Wind Energy Projects

VANCOUVER, BC -- (MARKET WIRE) -- January 26, 2006 -- Greenwind Power Corp and Greenwind Power (Canada) Corp, a wholly owned subsidiary of Greenwind Power Corp USA ("Greenwind" or the "Company") (OTC: GWDP) are pleased to announce they have raised 11.6 million dollars towards securing transmission rights with the Alberta Electric System Operator (AESO) for power to be generated by three wind farms being developed in South West Alberta.

Greenwind and its partner, Energy Logics of Vancouver are involved in 7 wind energy projects in South West Alberta to provide in excess of 600 megawatts (MW) of potential wind energy production.

"The long term objective is to position the Company as a strong business leader in the renewable energy sector," stated Glenn Collick, president of Greenwind. The Company has secured long-term leases on all projects which are at various development stages from wind monitoring to full approvals from the Electric Utilities Board of Alberta (EUB).

Energy Logics is a Canadian alternative energy financing specialist providing equity and debt solutions for innovative alternative energy project developers.

"Integral to the development of a wind farm is the ability to move the generated power to the markets that require it," says Ron Knoedler, project manager for Greenwind. This past year the AESO committed to spending $80 million on upgrades to the southwest Alberta transmission system in order to satisfy the growing development of wind farms in the region. With the investment of the $11.6 million, Greenwind has reserved transmission capacity for the Yagos Wind Energy Inc. and the Riverside Wind Energy Inc.100 MW wind farms. In addition, Greenwind has attained a small interest in a third wind farm project that has also reserved transmission capacity on the grid.

Glenn Collick, President

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