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Northern Power Systems Reports Results of Annual General Meeting of Shareholders

BARRE, Vt., May 28, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northern Power Systems Corp. (TSX:NPS), a next generation renewable energy technology company, today announced that all nominees listed in the Information Circular and Proxy Statement of Northern Power, dated April 16, 2015, for the Annual General Meeting of Shareholders held May 27, 2015, in New York, New York (the "Meeting") were elected as directors of Northern Power. The seven (7) candidates nominated for election were elected by a majority of the shareholders present in person or represented by proxy at the Meeting, as follows:


Votes For Votes Withheld Not Voted
Nominees Number % Number % Number %
Marcus D. Baker 17,104,134 99.28 0 0 124,819 0.72
Alexander "Hap" Ellis III 16,569,734 96.17 534,400 3.10 124,819 0.72
Richard Hokin 17,104,134 99.28 0 0 124,819 0.72
William F. LeimKuhler 17,104,134 99.28 0 0 124,819 0.72
Robert L. Lentz 17,104,134 99.28 0 0 124,819 0.72
Troy C. Patton 17,104,134 99.28 0 0 124,819 0.72
John Simon Ph.D. 16,569,734 96.17 534,400 3.10 124,819 0.72


In addition, at the Meeting all resolutions put to a vote were approved by the requisite majority of the votes cast at the Meeting, which included a vote to set the number of directors at seven, and a vote to ratify the appointment of McGladrey LLP as Northern Power's independent registered public accounting firm for the fiscal year ending December 31, 2015.

About Northern Power Systems

Northern Power Systems designs, manufactures, and sells wind turbines and power technology products, and provides engineering development services and technology licenses for energy applications, into the global marketplace from its US headquarters and European offices

• Northern Power Systems has almost 40 years' experience in technologies and products generating renewable energy
• Northern Power Systems currently manufactures the NPS™ 60 and NPS™ 100 turbines. With over 7.5 million run time hours across its global fleet, Northern Power wind turbines provide customers with clean, cost effective, reliable renewable energy
• Patented next generation permanent magnet direct drive (PMDD) technology uses fewer moving parts, delivers higher energy capture, and provides increased reliability due to reduced maintenance and downtime
• Northern Power Systems' FlexPhase™ power converter platform uses patented converter architecture and advanced controls technology for advanced grid support and generation applications
• Northern Power Systems offers comprehensive in‐house development services, including systems level engineering, advanced drivetrains, power electronics, PM machine design, and remote monitoring systems to the energy industry
• Some of the world's largest manufacturers license the company's next generation technology and IP for their utility and distributed wind products and markets

CONTACT: Ciel R. Caldwell, Chief Financial Officer +1-857-209-3606 ir@northernpower.com Or John Nesbett/Jennifer Belodeau Institutional Marketing Services (IMS) 203-972-9200 jnesbett@institutionalms.com

Source:Northern Power Systems