Arise Windpower AB: Arise to Start its First Major Wind Power Project in Scotland

Arise has signed an Exclusivity Agreement with Argyll Estates to develop a major wind farm.

LAHOLM, Sweden--()--Regulatory News:

Arise Windpower AB (publ) (“Arise”) (STO:AWP) has signed an exclusivity agreement with Argyll Estates with the right to develop plans for a wind farm with up to 35 turbines and to apply for the planning permission on the estates. Arise plans to file the application for planning permission within 24 months. The site has excellent wind conditions and is situated on the west coast of Scotland. If successful, construction can begin in 2016 at the earliest.

Arise intends to sign more agreements in Scotland giving the right to develop large estates with the objective to realise construction between 2016 and 2018.

The agreement is in line with the company’s strategy of diversification by developing major wind farms outside Swede, for example in Norway and Scotland, independently and in partnership with other long-term investors.

Argyll Estates is situated in the west of Scotland and the size of the estates is more than 30,000 hectares.

ARISE WINDPOWER AB (publ)

The information contained herein constitutes information which Arise Windpower AB is legally required to publish under the Swedish Securities Market Act (2007:528) and/or the Swedish Financial Instruments Trading Act (1991:980). The information was released for publication at 15.00 pm. on 31 January 2013.

About Arise Windpower

Arise Windpower is one of Sweden’s leading companies in onshore wind power. Its business concept is to sell electricity generated at the company’s own wind turbines. The company’s target is to have 1,000 MW of onshore wind power constructed and under management by 2017, of which 500 MW will remain in the ownership of the company. Arise Windpower is listed on NASDAQ OMX Stockholm. Arise Windpower AB (publ), Box 808, SE-301 18 Halmstad, Sweden, tel. +46 (0)35 20 20 900, org.no. 556274-6726 E-mail: info@arisewindpower.se, www.arisewindpower.se

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Contacts

Arise Windpower AB
Leif Jansson
Investor Relations
+ 46 707 340 554
or
Argyll Estates,
Andrew Montgomery
Factor
+44 1499302203

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Contacts

Arise Windpower AB
Leif Jansson
Investor Relations
+ 46 707 340 554
or
Argyll Estates,
Andrew Montgomery
Factor
+44 1499302203