Alterra Power Appoints Jamie Bruce to Board of Directors

Jul 03, 2012, 09:00 ET from Alterra Power Corp.


VANCOUVER, July 3, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Alterra Power Corp. (TSX: AXY) is pleased to announce the appointment of Mr. James Bruce to its Board of Directors. Mr. Bruce is a senior partner of Capital West Partners, a private Vancouver-based investment banking firm specializing in investment advisory services. He is well-known as both a financial and business leader and has served widely in public and private companies, crown corporations and not-for-profit organizations, most recently as Vice-Chairman of southern BC's transporation authority and Chair of the 2010 Games Operating Trust. Mr. Bruce is a mechanical engineer and certified management accountant and, as a Director of Alterra's Board, will also serve on the Board's audit and governance committees.

Ross Beaty, Alterra's Chairman, said, "I am very pleased that we have attracted Jamie to our Board of Directors. I am confident that Jamie's experience in business and financial matters will serve the Company well, and I look forward to working with him as we continue our growth as a leading clean power company."

About Alterra Power Corp.

Alterra Power Corp. is a leading global renewable energy company.  We operate six power plants totaling 567 MW of capacity, including two geothermal facilities in Iceland, a geothermal plant in Nevada, British Columbia's largest run-of-river hydro facilities and the province's largest wind farm. Our 298 MW share of production capacity generates approximately 1,400 GWh of clean power annually. We have an extensive portfolio of exploration and development projects, a skilled international team of developers, explorers, builders and operators and the financial capacity to support our growth plans.

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