SOURCE: Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc.

February 23, 2009 10:14 ET

Cleanfield to Install Turbines as Part of Durham College Expansion Plans

ANCASTER, ON--(Marketwire - February 23, 2009) - Cleanfield Energy™ Corp. ("Cleanfield"), a subsidiary of Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc. (TSX-V: AIR), an international market leader in Vertical Axis Wind Turbine (VAWT) technology, announced today that it has received an order for the installation of six VAWTs onto the rooftop of Durham College's Whitby Campus building.

The installation of the turbines is expected by August 2009 as part of the college's expansion plans and they will be used not only as a source of renewable energy generation, but also as a learning tool.

"It is a great honour that Durham College has chosen the industry leading Cleanfield Energy V3.5 vertical axis wind turbines for this project. With this installation, Durham College will be showcasing the best and latest renewable energy technologies that are being adopted by industry today and we are proud to showcase our technology to demonstrate how progressive organizations can successfully adopt renewable technologies in the Urban Environment. We are also excited that Durham College is actively fostering the training of students by offering programs that will help fill the employment needs of this rapidly growing industry," said Tony Verrelli, CEO of Cleanfield Energy.

"We are looking forward to the installation of these turbines as part of our expansion plans. This will provide additional opportunities for our students to learn from the latest technology and graduate with the skills required to meet the needs of the energy industry," said Ralph Aprile, vice-president, Facilities and Ancillary at Durham College.


Cleanfield Alternative Energy Inc. is the parent company of Cleanfield Energy Corp. and is committed to the development of renewable energy products for both consumer and commercial applications. Cleanfield's industry leading Vertical Axis Wind Turbine can be mounted on a tower or a suitable rooftop, offering electricity independence and security.


Durham College was founded in 1967 and has more than 6,300 full-time students, thousands in part-time studies and approximately 1,600 apprentices. Along with approximately 100 full-time, market-driven programs, the college offers 17 apprenticeship programs, 11 of which are Red Seal. With a graduate employment rate of over 90 per cent and employer satisfaction rate of 95.6 per cent, Durham College gives students everything they need to obtain great careers and make a difference in the world. Visit


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