SOURCE: Catch the Wind

Catch the Wind

October 19, 2009 08:03 ET

Catch the Wind Goes for the Green -- and Wins

Wind Energy Innovator Wins Washington Business Journal Green Business Award for Its Vindicator® Laser Wind Sensor

MANASSAS, VA--(Marketwire - October 19, 2009) - Catch the Wind Ltd. (TSX-V: CTW.S), developer and manufacturer of the Vindicator® Laser Wind Sensor (LWS) system and other sensor products, today announced that it was awarded the Washington Business Journal's 2009 Green Business Award in the "Invention" category. The Green Business Awards honor the most promising and unique ecological business practices in the Greater Washington, D.C. area.

"We are honored to be recognized among the region's business community for our role in helping turbine operators increase efficiency to make a tangible impact on their bottom lines and, ultimately, on the environment at large," said Phil Rogers, president and CEO of Catch the Wind. "This award reflects our strength in innovation and dedication to leading the way to a cleaner, more productive world through the use of highly efficient alternative energy sources."

Catch the Wind was selected based on the company's dedication to greener business. A pioneer in the wind energy industry, Catch the Wind is delivering the world's first and only wind turbine-mounted solution that can accurately predict wind speed and direction so turbines can optimally align with the wind, producing greater wind energy efficiency. The company's ground-breaking invention, the Vindicator® LWS system, has the potential to dramatically enhance the efficiency of wind power generation around the world.

The Washington Business Journal, the Greater Washington Board of Trade and Washington Gas recognized Catch the Wind, along with the other award winners and finalists, on October 13 at the second annual Green Business Awards Luncheon in Washington, D.C.

About Catch the Wind Ltd.

Catch the Wind Ltd. is a high-growth technology company headquartered in Manassas, Virginia. The company was founded in 2008 to develop and manufacture the Vindicator® Laser Wind Sensor.

Catch the Wind serves the commercial market sector for laser based wind sensor systems, recognized as the "gold standard" in wind measurement. The company is focused on becoming a major contributor in making clean, renewable wind energy more affordable and profitable. For more information, visit www.catchthewindinc.com.

Forward-Looking Information

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Contact Information

  • For more information, please contact:
    Jamie Rismiller
    Sage Communications (for Catch the Wind)
    Public Relations
    JamieR@aboutsage.com