Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Announces Election of Board of Directors and Expands Board with the Nomination and Election o

Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Announces Election of Board of Directors and
       Expands Board with the Nomination and Election of Masheed Saidi

PR Newswire

OAKVILLE, ON, June 19, 2014

OAKVILLE, ON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
("APUC") (TSX: AQN) announced that all the nominees listed in its Management
Information Circular dated May 14, 2014 were elected as directors of APUC
until the next annual meeting of shareholders. The detailed voting results are
set out below.

The APUC board of directors (the "Board") is very pleased to welcome Masheed
Saidi to the Board who is a registered professional engineer with 30 years of
operational and business leadership experience in the regulated utility
industry. Ms. Saidi is an executive consultant of Energy Initiatives Group, a
specialized group that provides technical, commercial and business consulting
services to utilities, independent system operators, government agencies and
others in the energy industry. Until 2010, Ms. Saidi was the Chief Operating
Officer and Executive Vice President of U.S. Transmission for National Grid
USA. Ms. Saidi brings valuable utility experience and a U.S. presence to the
board, strategically aligning with APUC's growing U.S. footprint.

On a vote by ballot, each of the following seven nominees proposed by
management was elected as a director of APUC:

Nominee               Votes For       % For      Votes Withheld     % Withheld
Christopher Ball      117,265,641     98.68%     1,563,166          1.32%
Christopher           89,438,198      75.27%     29,390,609         24.73%
Huskilson
Christopher Jarratt   105,191,739     88.52%     13,637,068         11.48%
Kenneth Moore         117,781,619     99.12%     1,047,188          0.88%
Ian Robertson         105,227,618     88.55%     13,601,189         11.45%
Masheed Saidi         118,612,950     99.82%     215,857            0.18%
George Steeves        117,781,865     99.12%     1,046,942          0.88%

Additionally, the following votes were cast at the meeting:

Resolution                Votes For      % For     Votes Against    % Against
Advisory Resolution on
Approach to Executive      117,488,107    98.87%    1,340,700        1.13%

Compensation
Adoption of the
Performance and
Restricted                 99,553,617     83.78%    19,275,190       16.22%

Share Unit Plan

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Algonquin Power & Utilities owns and operates a diversified$3.7
billionportfolio of regulated and non-regulated utilities inNorth America.
The regulated utility business provides water, electricity and natural gas
utility services to over 480,000 customers through a portfolio of regulated
generation, transmission and distribution utility systems. The non-regulated
electric generation subsidiary owns or has interests in renewable energy and
thermal energy facilities representing more than 1,100 MW of installed
capacity. Algonquin Power & Utilities delivers continuing growth through an
expanding pipeline of renewable power and clean energy projects, organic
growth within its regulated utilities and the pursuit of accretive acquisition
opportunities. Common shares and preferred shares are traded on the Toronto
Stock Exchange under the symbols AQN, AQN.PR.A and AQN.PR.D. Visit Algonquin
Power & Utilities atwww.AlgonquinPowerandUtilities.comand follow us on
Twitter@AQN_Utilities.

SOURCE Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Website: http://www.algonquinpower.com
Contact: Kelly Castledine, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., 2845 Bristol
Circle, Oakville, Ontario, L6H 7H7, Telephone: (905) 465-4500, Website:
www.AlgonquinPowerandUtilities.com, Twitter: AQN_Utilities
 
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