Vista International Inc. to Acquire Maui Energy
ENGLEWOOD, Colo., Feb. 15 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/
-- Vista International
Technologies, Inc. (OTC Bulletin Board: VVIT), is pleased to
announce an addition to Vista International Inc.'s family of companies.
Vista International Inc., the parent of Vista International Technologies
(VVIT) has signed a term sheet to acquire 100% of the stock of Maui
Energy Company, an alternative energy company based on the Hawaiian
Islands. The all stock transaction will allow Vista to capitalize on the
relationships that Maui Energy has developed for its renewable energy
technologies with local governments, businesses, and other institutions.
The current president of the company, Leo K Caires, has been working
with Vista International as a consultant in recent months, and will
continue after the purchase in his current capacity.
Barry Kemble, CEO of Vista International Technologies, Inc. commented,
'We are particularly excited about the deal, as the Hawaiian Islands
have been a main point of focus for VVIT's global development strategy.
Disposal of municipal solid waste on the islands has been a growing
problem and management feels that VVIT's Thermal Gasifier technology
presents an optimal solution in dealing with the limited landfill
Leo Caires commented, 'Vista International Technologies has demonstrated
their commitment to provide clean renewable energy solutions to the
Hawaiian Islands while addressing Hawaii's growing energy challenges.
This transaction will allow Vista and Maui Energy Company to maintain a
lead in Hawaii's development for innovative technological solutions in
waste to energy. We can now further maximize Maui Energy's established
operations of embedded generation and enhance returns for our
shareholders. Mr. Caires continued, 'In addition, recent initiatives by
state government to move a majority of their energy production to
renewable sources should present excellent opportunities for the
technologies of both Vista International and VVIT.'
ABOUT VISTA INTERNATIONAL TECHNOLOGIES
Vista International Technologies, Inc. is presently comprised of two
divisions devoted to providing environmentally friendly technology
solutions for businesses and communities. Our divisions are focused in
the areas of Waste-to-Energy. For more information on our solutions,
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'Reducing the carbon footprint, one step at a time.'
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Source: PR Newswire (February 15, 2008 - 10:18 AM EST)
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