Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Appoints Dilek Samil to its Board of Directors

    Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Appoints Dilek Samil to its Board of

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OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 14, 2014

OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ - Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.
("APUC" or the "Company") (TSX: AQN) is pleased to announce the appointment of
Dilek Samil to the Company's Board of Directors (the "Board"), effective
October 1, 2014.

Ms. Samil brings over 30 years of finance, operations and business experience
in the regulated energy utility sector. During her career Ms. Samil was the
Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer of NV Energy and gained
considerable experience in generation and system operations as President and
Chief Operating Officer for CLECO Power.

"We are fortunate to be welcoming Dilek Samil to the Board of Directors and
look forward to her contribution to the team", commented Ken Moore, Board
Chairman. "Ms. Samil will further strengthen the APUC Board with her strong
body of knowledge from the U.S. utilities sector, which is well-aligned with
APUC's strategic objective to continue to expand its regulated utility

About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.

Algonquin Power & Utilities owns and operates a diversified$3.6
billionportfolio of regulated and non-regulated utilities inNorth America.
The regulated utilities provide water, electricity and natural gas services to
485,000 customers through a portfolio of generation, transmission and
distribution utility systems. The non-regulated electric generation utility
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.

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