ARISE Technologies Announces Fourth Quarter and Year End Conference Call and
Provides Business Update

WATERLOO, ON, March 17 /CNW/ - ARISE Technologies Corporation (TSX: APV and Frankfurt: A3T), which is dedicated to becoming a leader in high-performance, high quality, cost-effective solar technology, will release its 2009 fourth-quarter financial results after 7:00 a.m. (Eastern) on Thursday March 25, 2010.

ARISE will hold a conference call for analysts and investors at 10:00 a.m. (Eastern) on March 25. The company will file its 2009 fourth-quarter financial statements and Management Discussion and Analysis with SEDAR and these documents will be available on ARISE's website prior to the conference call.

Vern Heinrichs, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Doug McCollam, Chief Financial Officer, will be available to answer questions during the call.

To participate in the call, please dial 647-427-7450 or 1-888-231-8191 (Canada and the U.S. only) at least five minutes prior to the start of the call. A live audio webcast of the conference call will be available at and

An archived recording of the call will be available at 416-849-0833 or 1-800-642-1687 (Canada and the U.S. only) (Pass code: 59453933) from 1:00 p.m. on March 25, to 11:59 p.m. on March 31, 2010.

Business Update

ARISE also today announced that, through the first 10 weeks of 2010, ARISE Germany has shipped over 9 MW of cells compared with 4 MW shipped through the first five weeks of the year, as reported in the business update release issued on February 11, 2010. In addition, ARISE has added five new customers for its PV cells and is presently serving a total of 15 customers.

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%. The PV Silicon Division is using a proprietary method to produce silicon at 7N+ high-purity (99.99999% purity) for PV cell applications, based on a simplified chemical vapor 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 has been providing PV solutions for solar farms and rooftop installations since 1996 throughout North America. ARISE is planning to expand its systems business in Ontario under the Ontario FIT (Feed-In-Tariff) 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 and

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For further information: For further information: ARISE Technologies Corporation, 65 Northland Road, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada, N2V 1Y8, Doug McCollam, Chief Financial Officer, (519) 772-5706,,; Investor Relations, Glen Williams, The Equicom Group, (416) 815-0700 ext. 272,

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