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

 Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. Appoints Dilek Samil to its Board of  Directors  OAKVILLE, ON, Aug. 14, 2014 /CNW/ - 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  business".  About Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.  Algonquin Power & Utilities owns and operates a diversified $3.6 billion  portfolio of regulated and non-regulated utilities in North 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 at  www.AlgonquinPowerandUtilities.com and follow us on Twitter @AQN_Utilities.    SOURCE  Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp.  Kelly Castledine, Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp., 2845 Bristol Circle,  Oakville, Ontario, L6H 7H7, Telephone:  (905) 465-4500, Website:  www.AlgonquinPowerandUtilities.com, Twitter: AQN_Utilities  To view this news release in HTML formatting, please use the following URL:  http://www.newswire.ca/en/releases/archive/August2014/14/c3821.html  CO: Algonquin Power & Utilities Corp. ST: Ontario NI: OIL 2575 WNEWS  
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