TORONTO, ON--(Marketwired - May 19, 2015) - Northland Power Inc. ("Northland") (TSX: NPI) (TSX: NPI.PR.A) (TSX: NPI.PR.C) (TSX: NPI.DB.B) and (TSX: NPI.DB.C) today announced the results of the election of directors at its Annual General Meeting ("the Meeting") held on May 19, 2015 in Toronto, Ontario.

The total number of voting shares represented by shareholders present in person and by proxy at the meeting was 115,693,255, representing 68.56% of Northland's outstanding voting shares.

The seven nominees proposed by management for election as directors were elected by a show of hands. Proxies were received as follows:

 Nominee  Votes For  Percent  Withheld  Percent
 James C. Temerty, C.M.  91,342,428  78.95%  24,350,827  21.05%
 The Right Honourable John N. Turner, Q.C.  114,689,268  99.13%  1,003,987  0.87%
 Dr. Marie Bountrogianni  114,723,542  99.16%  969,713  0.84%
 V. Peter Harder  112,292,485  97.06%  3,400,770  2.94%
 Linda L. Bertoldi  90,314,624  78.06%  25,378,631  21.94%
 Barry Gilmour  114,742,053  99.18%  951,202  0.82%
 Russell Goodman  114,763,860  99.20%  929,395  0.80%

The Appointment of Ernst & Young LLP to serve as the independent auditors of Northland until the next annual meeting was approved by a show of hands. Proxies were received as follows:

Votes For  Percent  Withheld  Percent
114,857,867  99.28%  835,388  0.72%


Northland is an independent power producer founded in 1987, and publicly traded since 1997. Northland develops, builds, owns and operates facilities that produce 'clean' (natural gas) and 'green' (wind, solar, and hydro) energy, providing sustainable long-term value to shareholders, stakeholders, and host communities.

The Company owns or has a net economic interest in 1,345 MW of operating generating capacity; 1,072 MW (732 MW net to Northland) of generating capacity under construction, including the 600 MW (360 MW net interest to Northland) Gemini offshore wind project, the 332 MW (282 MW net interest to Northland) Nordsee One offshore wind project, the 100 MW (50 MW net interest to Northland) Grand Bend wind project, and the 40 MW of ground-mounted solar projects. Northland's cash flows are diversified over four geographically separate regions and regulatory jurisdictions in Canada and Europe.

Northland's common shares, Series 1 and Series 3 preferred shares and Series B and Series C convertible debentures trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols NPI, NPI.PR.A, NPI.PR.C, NPI.DB.B, and NPI.DB.C, respectively.

Contact Information:

For further information contact:
Barb Bokla
Manager, Investor Relations

Adam Beaumont
Director of Finance

Fax: (416) 962-6266