CATCH THE WIND SIGNS SALES AGREEMENT WITH ILLINOIS INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY

MANASSAS, VA, May 16 /CNW/ - Catch the Wind Ltd. (TSX-V: CTW) announced today that it has sold a Vindicator® laser wind sensor (LWS) unit to the Illinois Institute of Technology (IIT).  IIT will install the unit on its GE 1.5 MW Test Turbine, which is operated by an affiliate of Invenergy LLC, the largest independent wind power generation company in the United States.

"We continued to develop momentum and look forward to working with the Illinois Institute of Technology as part of their research activities," said Phil Rogers, President and CEO, Catch the Wind Inc.

Financial terms of the sales agreement were not disclosed.

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
This news release includes certain forward-looking statements within the meaning of Canadian securities laws. Forward-looking statements involve risks, uncertainties and other factors that could cause actual results, performance, prospects and opportunities to differ materially from those expressed in such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements in this news release, include, but are not limited to, economic performance and future plans and objectives of Catch the Wind. Any number of important factors could cause actual results to differ materially from these forward-looking statements as well as future results. Although Catch the Wind believes that the assumptions and factors used in making the forward-looking statements are reasonable, undue reliance should not be placed on these statements, which only apply as of the date of this news release, and no assurance can be given that such events will occur in the disclosed timeframes or at all. Catch the Wind disclaims any intention or obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statement, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

SOURCE Catch the Wind Ltd.

For further information:

Catch the Wind Ltd.      TMX Equicom
Claudia Jaques      Joe Racanelli
Vice President and General Counsel    Investor Relations
703-393-0754       416-815-0700 ext. 243
cjaques@catchthewindinc.com    jracanelli@equicomgroup.com

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