Thermal Energy International Inc.
TSX VENTURE : TMG

Thermal Energy International Inc.

March 30, 2006 14:09 ET

Thermal Energy Expands Solution Suite with THERMALOZOMAx'TM': Thermal Acquires Distribution and R&D Rights for Leading Ozone Generation Technology

OTTAWA, ONTARIO--(CCNMatthews - March 30, 2006) -

Attention business, energy, environment editors

Thermal Energy International Inc. (TSX VENTURE:TMG)("the Company", www.thermalenergy.com) is pleased to announce the launch of THERMALOZOMAx™ ozone generation technology after having obtained select distribution, and research and development rights with Ozomax Ltd. of Quebec, Canada.

Thermal Energy's new THERMALOZOMAx™ solution is based on Ozomax's highly successful and effective ozone generation technology. THERMALOZOMAx™ can be used in a wide variety of commercial & industrial applications including large scale water purification, all forms of waste water treatment, and treatment of air streams including hazardous air pollutants. Potential customers include pulp and paper mills, municipal drinking water and waste water treatment plants, petrochemical manufacturers, the mining industry, food and beverage manufacturers, hospitals, laundries, hotels and resort complexes.

"Ozomax is proud to announce its recent partnership with Thermal Energy International Inc. to jointly introduce a new brand of ozone products known as "THERMALOZOMAx," said Ozomax President Amir Salama. "Together, Ozomax and Thermal Energy will supply the various markets with innovative water, wastewater and air treatment solutions based on Ozomax's patented ozone technology. I am very pleased to partner with the Thermal Energy team and know that together we will make a difference in this industry."

Thermal Energy will have exclusive distribution rights within North, Central, South America and the Caribbean with specific customers including Johnson Controls Inc., as well two other large North American firms focused on infrastructure development and renewal in energy and water. Thermal Energy expects to provide more details on these agreements in the near future.

"The addition of this unique technology further expands and links into Thermal Energy's strategic objectives of identifying and expanding our offering of complimentary technologies and products to profitably expand and leverage innovative, comprehensive solutions for the benefit of our customers and shareholders" said Thermal Energy President and CEO Tim Angus.

In addition to the traditional uses of the THERMALOZOMAx™ technology developed by Ozomax, Thermal Energy has exclusivity to perform research with the Ozomax ozone technologies in flue gases in conjunction with the scrubbing of NOx and Mercury recovery from industrial boiler and power generation applications. Research activities may also include full scale implementation of demonstration or testing systems. Upon the successful demonstration of the technology for this application, Thermal Energy shall retain the exclusive rights to the Ozomax product line for this technology application.

About Ozomax

Ozomax Ltd. is a privately owned Canadian company with patented technologies in the field of Ozone generation and Ozone applications. To find out more about Ozomax Ltd. please visit their web site at www.ozomax.com.

About Thermal Energy

Thermal Energy International Inc. is an innovative technology company providing custom energy and emission reduction solutions. Headquartered in Ottawa, Canada, TEI is a designer, design build developer, fabricator, and supplier of proprietary and patented energy conservation, renewable energy and environmental technology solutions. Thermal Energy is a fully accredited professional engineering firm, and offers advanced process and applications engineering services. FLU-ACE®, THERMALONOx™ and THERMALOZOMAx™ are trademarks of Thermal Energy International.

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