Etrion Plans Corporate Bond Refinancing

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| Source: Etrion Corporation
March 21, 2014, Geneva, Switzerland – Etrion Corporation (“Etrion” or the
“Company”) (TSX: ETX / OMX: ETX), a solar independent power producer, announces
that it intends to issue a new senior secured corporate bond in the Norwegian
bond market.

The net proceeds of the bond issue will be used to refinance the Company’s
existing EUR 60 million bond that matures in April 2015 with ISIN NO0010607302
(“ETRION01 PRO”).

ABG Sundal Collier, Pareto Securities and Swedbank have been engaged as joint
lead managers for the new contemplated bond issue.

About Etrion

Etrion Corporation is an independent power producer (IPP) that builds, owns and
operates utility-scale solar power generation plants. Etrion owns 17 solar power
plants in Italy with approximately 60 MW of installed capacity. The Italian
operations generate more than USD 40 million of annual earnings before interest,
taxes, depreciation and amortization (EBITDA). Etrion is also developing
greenfield solar power projects in Chile and Japan. The Company is listed on the
Toronto Stock Exchange in Canada and the NASDAQ OMX Stockholm exchange in Sweden
under ticker symbol “ETX”. Etrion’s largest shareholder is the Lundin family,
which owns approximately 24 percent of the Company’s shares directly and through
various trusts.

For further information, please visit the Company’s website at www.etrion.com or
contact:

Pamela Chouamier, Investor Relations

Tel: +41 (22) 715 20 90

Andreas Lindal, ABG Sundal Collier

Tel: +47 22 01 61 02

Jesper Alm, Pareto Securities AB

Tel: +46 8 402 51 88

Einar U. Johansen, Swedbank

Tel: +47 23 23 80 61

Etrion discloses the information provided herein pursuant to the Swedish
Securities Market Act. The information was submitted for publication at 8:05am
CET on March 21, 2014.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

The information above is not intended for, and may not be distributed to or be
published in, directly or indirectly, Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand,
South Africa, the United States, or any other jurisdiction where this would
require registrations measures or would constitute a breach of law.

The information above does not contain or constitute an invitation or an offer
to acquire, subscribe for, sell or otherwise trade in shares or other securities
in the Company (“the securities”). Nor does it constitute a prospectus under the
terms in Directive 2003/71/EC.

No securities are or will be registered in accordance with the U.S. Securities
Act of 1933 (“Securities Act”) or any provincial act in Canada or any
legislation in Australia, Hong Kong, Japan, New Zealand or South Africa. The
securities may therefore not, directly or indirectly, be sold, resold, offered
for sale, delivered or spread within or to any of these jurisdictions, or to any
person located there at that point of time or resident there, or on account of
such person, and further not to or within any other jurisdiction where such
measure would violate the laws of the jurisdiction or require registrations
measures, other than in accordance with an applicable exemption. A failure to
comply with this instruction may result in a violation of the Securities Act or
laws applicable in other jurisdictions.

ABG Sundal Collier, Pareto Securities and Swedbank are acting for the Company
and no one else in connection with the bond issue referred to herein (the
“Private Placement”) and will not be responsible to anyone other than the
Company for providing the protections afforded to its clients or for providing
advice in relation to the Private Placement and/or any other matter referred to
in this announcement. ABG Sundal Collier, Pareto Securities and Swedbank accept
no responsibility whatsoever and make no representation or warranty, express or
implied, for the contents of this announcement, including its accuracy,
completeness or verification or for any other statement made or purported to be
made by it, or on its behalf, in connection with the Private Placement and
nothing in this announcement is, or shall be relied upon as, a promise or
representation in this respect, whether as to the past or future.

FORWARD LOOKING INFORMATION

This press release contains certain “forward-looking information” within the
meaning of applicable Canadian securities laws.  All statements, other than
statements of historical fact, that address activities, events or developments
that the Company believes, expects or anticipates will or may occur in the
future (including, without limitation, statements relating to the anticipated
completion of the Private Placement) constitute forward-looking information.
This forward-looking information reflects the current expectations or beliefs of
the Company based on information currently available to the Company as well as
certain assumptions including, without limitation, the ability of the Company to
obtain the approvals necessary to complete the Private Placement and the ability
of the Company’s financial advisors to arrange for subscribers to the Private
Placement.  Reliance should not be placed on forward-looking information.
Forward-looking information is subject to a number of significant risks and
uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results of the Company
to differ materially from those discussed in the forward-looking information,
and even if such actual results are realized or substantially realized, there
can be no assurance that they will have the expected consequences to, or effects
on the Company.  Factors that could cause actual results or events to differ
materially from current expectations include, but are not limited to, the
failure to obtain the required approvals necessary to complete the Private
Placement, the failure to obtain subscribers to the Private Placement,
unforeseen delays in completing the Private Placement in a timely manner, the
occurrence of any material adverse change in the Company that could prevent the
Private Placement from being completed in a timely manner, or if at all.

Any forward-looking information speaks only as of the date on which it is made
and, except as may be required by applicable securities laws, the Company
disclaims any intent or obligation to update any forward-looking information,
whether as a result of new information, future events or results or otherwise.
Although the Company believes that the assumptions inherent in the forward
-looking information are reasonable, forward-looking information is not a
guarantee of future performance and accordingly undue reliance should not be put
on such information due to the inherent uncertainty therein.