Clipper Windpower Appoints Michael Keane as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President

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Keane brings substantial functional and executive leadership experience within the manufacturing, technology, and information technology services sectors. Clipper Windpower Plc ("Clipper"), in a statement delivered to the London Stock Exchange's Regulatory News Service on July 28, 2008, announced the appointment of Michael Keane as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, effective September 2, 2008.

Michael brings to Clipper a substantial track record of both functional and executive leadership

Clipper Windpower Plc ("Clipper"), in a statement delivered to the London Stock Exchange's Regulatory News Service on July 28, 2008, announced the appointment of Michael Keane as Chief Financial Officer and Senior Vice President, effective September 2, 2008.

"Michael brings to Clipper a substantial track record of both functional and executive leadership," said Douglas Pertz, President and Chief Executive Officer. "His financial expertise within the manufacturing, technology, and information technology (IT) services sectors, combined with his proven abilities with manufacturing-based, public companies will be invaluable as we continue to expand Clipper's capability within the global wind energy sector."

Prior to joining Clipper, Mr. Keane served as CFO for a number of publicly-listed companies over the past 12 years, including Western Atlas Inc., Unova, Inc., and Computer Sciences Corporation, a US$16.5 billion global IT services company. His prior experience also includes positions with Litton Industries and Price Waterhouse. Mr. Keane holds a BS in accounting from Illinois State University, an MBA from the Anderson Graduate School of Management at UCLA, and is a Certified Public Accountant.

About Clipper Windpower:
Clipper Windpower, http://www.clipperwind.com, is a rapidly growing company engaged in wind energy technology, turbine manufacturing, and wind project development. With offices in the United Kingdom, United States of America (California, Colorado, Iowa, and Maryland), Denmark, and Mexico and a ISO9001:2000 QMS Certified, 330,000 square foot manufacturing and assembly facility located in Cedar Rapids, Iowa, the company designs advanced wind turbines, manufactures its 2.5-MW Liberty wind turbine and actively develops wind power generating projects in the Americas and Europe. Clipper is a public company listed on the London Stock Exchange's Alternative Investment Market (AIM). Clipper's ticker symbol is CWP.

The ordinary shares of Clipper Windpower Plc are traded on the Alternative Investment Market of the London Stock Exchange and are not registered under the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended. Such shares may not be offered or sold to residents of the United States or to persons acting on their behalf, or to other persons who are "United States Persons" within the meaning of Regulation S as promulgated under the Securities Act of 1933, unless such shares have been registered under the Securities Act or there is an available exemption from registration.

For more information contact:
Mary McCann-Gates
Director, Global Communications

Clipper Windpower Inc.
6305 Carpinteria Avenue, Suite 300
Carpinteria, CA 93013
(main) 805.690.3275
(direct) 805.576.1323
(fax) 805.899.1115
(mobile) 661.301.0400
mmccann @ clipperwind.com

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