ARISE Technologies Annual General Meeting on May 12



    WATERLOO, ON, May 7 /CNW/ - ARISE Technologies Corporation (TSX: APV and
Frankfurt: A3T), which is dedicated to becoming a leader in high-performance,
cost-effective solar technology, will hold its Annual General Meeting of
Shareholders at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Tuesday, May 12, 2009 at the Waterloo
Inn, 475 King Street North, Waterloo, Ontario.
    Vern Heinrichs, ARISE's President and Chief Executive Officer, will make
a presentation on the company's performance, current operations, and outlook.
A live webcast will begin at 10:00 a.m. ET and will be accessible at
www.arisetech.com and at www.newswire.ca.

    About ARISE Technologies

    ARISE Technologies Corporation, based in Waterloo, Ontario, is dedicated
to becoming a leader in high-performance, cost-effective solar technology. The
company operates through three divisions. The PV Cell Division manufactures PV
(photovoltaic) cells at its first manufacturing plant opened in April 2008 in
Bischofswerda, Germany. The division is developing proprietary technology with
a target of achieving a step-by-step progression to a high-efficiency level of
greater than 20 percent. The PV Silicon Division is using a proprietary method
to produce silicon at 7N+ high-purity (99.99999 percent purity) for PV
applications, based on a simplified chemical vapour deposition process. The
division is focusing on scaling up its process to provide ARISE with control
over its supply, costs, and quality. The PV Systems Division provides PV
solutions for solar farms and rooftop installations under the Ontario Standard
Offer Program.
    The company's shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the
symbol APV and on the Frankfurt Open Market Exchange under the symbol A3T.
Additional information is available at www.arisetech.com and www.sedar.com.

    Forward-Looking Statements

    Certain statements in this news release may be considered to be
forward-looking. Such statements are based on management's current
expectations, estimations, and assumptions based on experience, trends, and
other factors that are subject to the significant risks and uncertainties
described in our regulatory filings. Please refer to these. Such risks and
uncertainties may include, but are not limited to, the effects of general
economic conditions, changing foreign exchange rates, actions by government
authorities, uncertainties associated with legal proceedings and negotiations,
industry supply levels, competitive pricing pressures and misjudgments in the
course of preparing forward-looking statements. ARISE assumes no obligation to
update any forward-looking statements or to update the reasons why actual
results could differ from those reflected in the forward-looking statements.




For further information:

For further information: ARISE Technologies Corporation, 65 Northland
Road, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada N2V 1Y8, Dave Chornaby, Chief Financial
Officer, (519) 772-5732, Dave.Chornaby@arisetech.com, www.arisetech.com

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