VANCOUVER, Jan. 21, 2013 /CNW/ - Finavera Wind Energy Inc. ('Finavera Wind Energy', 'Finavera' or the
'Company') (TSX-V: FVR) announces that its Board of Directors approved the granting
of incentive stock options ("Options") under its stock option plan to
certain of its directors and employees to acquire up to an aggregate of
1,783,800 common shares ("Common Shares") of the Corporation. All of
such Options are exercisable for a period of five years at a price of
$0.205 per Common Share.
All prior outstanding stock options have been cancelled with the consent
of the optionee. Upon the granting of the Options described above,
Finavera has a total of 1,783,800 Options outstanding, which represents
approximately 4.5% of the 39,405,216 Common Shares currently
outstanding. Finavera's stock option plan was approved by shareholders
at the Company's AGM on September 7, 2012 and currently limits the
issuance of Options to no more than 10% of the outstanding Common
Jason Bak, CEO
About Finavera Wind Energy Inc. (www.finavera.com)
Finavera Wind Energy is a company focused on developing, constructing
and operating wind farms in North America and Ireland. Our mission is
to create and operate a diversified portfolio of wind projects while
protecting and enhancing the physical and social environment. In
British Columbia, Canada, four projects totaling 300 MW have been
awarded 25 year AAA-rated Electricity Purchase Agreements and one has
received full environmental approval and permitting for construction,
expected to begin in 2013. In Ireland, the Company has signed a
partnership agreement with SSE plc for development of the 105MW Cloosh
Valley Wind Project. Finavera is continuing to opportunistically review
prospects for growth and the enhancement of shareholder value.
Statements in this news release, other than purely historical
information, including statements relating to the Company's future
plans and objectives or expected results, constitute Forward-looking
statements. The words "would", "will", "expected" and "estimated" or
other similar words and phrases are intended to identify
forward-looking information. Forward-looking information is subject to
known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause
the Company's actual results, level of activity, performance or
achievements to be materially different than those expressed or implied
by such forward-looking information. Such factors include, but are not
limited to: uncertainties related to the ability to raise sufficient
capital, changes in economic conditions or financial markets,
litigation, legislative or other judicial, regulatory and political
competitive developments and technological or operational difficulties.
Consequently, actual results may vary materially from those described
in the forward-looking statements.
"Neither 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: Finavera Wind Energy Inc.