BOISE, IDAHO--(Marketwired - March 7, 2016) - U.S. Geothermal Inc. (NYSE MKT:HTM), a leading renewable energy company, announced today that the company will be attending investor conferences sponsored by Northland Capital Markets and Roth Capital Partners.

Jonathan Zurkoff, Executive Vice-President, Finance & Treasurer, will attend the Northland Capital Markets 2016 Growth Conference on March 8 and 9 at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York City where he will be meeting with institutional investors.

Dennis Gilles, Chief Executive Officer, will present at the Roth Capital Conference on Monday March 14 at 9:00am PT at the Ritz-Carlton in Dana Point, California. He will report on the company's operations and the improved outlook for geothermal energy in 2016. The conference will be held March 13-16, 2016 at the Ritz Carlton in Orange County, CA.

"The increasing demand for renewable energy and newly passed legislation favoring base load power, will positively impact our business," says Dennis Gilles, CEO. "I look forward to reporting on our operations and strong development pipeline."

The presentation can be accessed live at and it will be archived and accessible at for up to 90 days.

About the 28th Annual ROTH Conference

The annual ROTH Conference is one of the largest of its kind in the U.S. Following the success of previous year's events, the ROTH Conference, with close to 550 participating companies and over 4,000 attendees, will feature presentations from public and private companies in a variety of sectors. It is a gathering of institutional investors, private equity investors, VCs, company executives and service providers working in the small and mid-cap space.

About U.S. Geothermal Inc.:

U.S. Geothermal Inc. is a leading and profitable renewable energy company focused on the development, production and sale of electricity from geothermal energy. The company is currently operating geothermal power projects Neal Hot Springs, Oregon, San Emidio, Nevada and Raft River, Idaho for a total power generation of approximately 45 MWs. The company is also developing projects at: the Geysers, California; a second phase project at San Emidio, Nevada; the El Ceibillo project located near Guatemala City, Guatemala; and at Crescent Valley, Nevada. U.S. Geothermal's growth strategy is to reach 200 MWs of generation by 2020 through a combination of internal development and strategic acquisitions.

About Northland:

Northland Capital Markets is a full-service capital markets group focused on growth companies and their institutional investors. Our research group provides in depth research for leading small and mid-cap companies in the growth sectors of the economy. Northland has industry sector expertise in Alternative Energy, Business Services, Consumer, Healthcare, Financials, Metals and Mining, and Technology.

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About ROTH:

ROTH is an investment banking firm dedicated to the small-cap public market. Since its inception in 1984, ROTH has been an innovator in this market. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, ROTH has regional offices in Boston, Chicago, Larkspur, Los Angeles, New York and San Diego as well as Hong Kong.

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Contact Information:

Saf Dhillon
Investor Relations
U.S. Geothermal Inc.
208-424-1030 (FAX)