China Hydroelectric Corporation to Present at the Roth Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference to be Held March 13-16, 2011

Mar 07, 2011, 08:00 ET from China Hydroelectric Corporation

NEW YORK, Mar. 7, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- China Hydroelectric Corporation (NYSE: CHC) ("China Hydroelectric" or "the Company"), an owner and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China ("PRC"), today announced it will present at the Roth Capital Partners 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference to be held at the Ritz Carlton Hotel in Dana Point, CA on Monday, March 14th. John D. Kuhns, Chairman and CEO of China Hydroelectric Corporation, will present at 9:30 am.

Conference participation is by invitation only and registration is mandatory. For more information on the conference, contact your Roth representative.

About Roth Capital Partners

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. In the 1990's ROTH participated in underwriting IPOs for small-cap companies. As this market changed, ROTH helped develop the PIPE (private investment in public equity) financing structure. ROTH was one of the first U.S. investment banks to focus on financing small-cap Chinese companies, and established a Representative Office in Shanghai in 2007 and a Hong Kong (Limited) Office in 2010. For more information on Roth and the 23rd Annual OC Growth Stock Conference, please visit www.roth.com.

About China Hydroelectric

China Hydroelectric Corporation ("CHC" or the "Company") is an owner, consolidator, developer and operator of small hydroelectric power projects in the People's Republic of China. Led by an international management team, the Company's primary business is to identify and evaluate acquisition and development opportunities and acquire, and in some cases construct, small hydroelectric power projects in China. China produces approximately 22% of its total energy from hydroelectric energy. The Company currently owns sixteen operating hydropower projects (consisting of 21 operating stations) in China with total installed capacity of 493.4 MW. These projects are located in four provinces: Zhejiang, Fujian, Yunnan and Sichuan.

For further information about China Hydroelectric Corporation, please visit the Company's website at http://www.chinahydroelectric.com.

Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements

Statements contained herein that address operating results, performance, events or developments that we expect or anticipate will occur in the future are forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements include, among other things, statements relating to the Company's business strategies and plan of operations, the Company's ability to acquire hydroelectric assets, the Company's capital expenditure and funding plans, the Company's operations and business prospects, projects under development, construction or planning and the regulatory environment. The forward-looking statements are based on the Company's current expectations and involve a number of risks, uncertainties and contingencies, many of which are beyond the Company's control, which may cause actual results, performance or achievements to differ materially from those anticipated. Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should underlying assumptions prove incorrect, actual results may vary materially from those anticipated, estimated or projected. Among the factors that could cause actual results to materially differ include: supply and demand changes in the electric markets, changes in electricity tariffs, hydrological conditions, the Company's relationship with and other conditions affecting the power grids we service, the Company's production and transmission capabilities, availability of sufficient and reliable transmission resources, our plans and objectives for future operations and expansion or consolidation, interest rate and exchange rate changes, the effectiveness of the Company's cost-control measures, the Company's liquidity and financial condition, environmental laws and changes in political, economic, legal and social conditions in China, and other factors affecting the Company's operations that are set forth in the Company's Prospectus dated January 25, 2010 and filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission (the "SEC") and in the Company's future filings with the SEC. Unless required by law, the Company undertakes no obligation to publicly update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

For further information, please contact:

Company:

Mary Fellows, EVP and Secretary

China Hydroelectric Corporation

Phone: +1-860-435-7000

Email: mfellows@chinahydroelectric.com

Investor Relations:

Scott Powell, Vice President

HC International, Inc.

Phone: +1-212-301-7130

Email: scott.powell@hcinternational.net

SOURCE China Hydroelectric Corporation



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