BOISE, Idaho, July 07, 2017 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- U.S. Geothermal Inc. (the "Company") (NYSEMKT:HTM), today announced shareholder voting results for its 2017 Annual Meeting of Shareholders held on July 6, 2017. Approximately 85 percent of all outstanding shares were present or represented by proxy at the meeting.
Shareholders approved the election of Douglas J. Glaspey, Ali G. Hedayat, Randolph J. Hill, Paul A. Larkin, Leland L. Mink, James C. Pappas, and John H. Walker to the board of directors for one-year terms until the next Annual Meeting. The Board of Directors has reappointed John H. Walker to serve as Chairman of the Board of Directors.
On a non-binding and advisory basis, shareholders also approved future advisory votes on executive compensation to be every two years, and a resolution approving compensation of named executive officers. In addition, the shareholders ratified the appointment
of Moss Adams LLP as the Company's independent registered public accounting firm for fiscal 2017.
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 at 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 an
additional estimated 115 MWs of projects at: the Geysers, California; a second phase project at San Emidio, Nevada; at Crescent Valley, Nevada; and the El Ceibillo project located near Guatemala City, Guatemala. U.S. Geothermal's growth goal is to reach over 200 MWs of generation by 2021 through a combination of internal development and strategic acquisitions.
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The information provided in this news release may contain forward-looking statements within the definition of the Safe Harbor provisions of the US Private Securities Litigation Reform Act of 1995. Readers are cautioned to review the risk factors identified by the company in its filings with United States Securities and Exchange Commission. All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein, without limitation, statements relating to the future operating or financial performance, development schedules or estimated resources of U.S. Geothermal, are forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements are frequently, but not always, identified by words such as "expects", "anticipates", "believes", "intends", "estimates", "potential",
"possible", and similar expressions, or statements that events, conditions, or results "will", "may", "could", or "should" occur or be achieved. These forward-looking statements may include statements regarding perceived merit of properties; interpretation of the results of well tests; project development; resource megawatt capacity; capital expenditures; timelines; strategic plans; or other statements that are not statements of fact. Forward-looking statements involve various risks and uncertainties. There can be no assurance that such statements will prove to be accurate, and actual results and future events could differ materially from those anticipated in such statements. Important factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from U.S. Geothermal's expectations include the uncertainties involving the availability of
financing in the debt and capital markets; uncertainties involved in the interpretation of results of well tests; the need for cooperation of government agencies in the development and operation of properties; the need to obtain permits and governmental approvals; risks of construction; unexpected cost increases, which could include significant increases in estimated capital and operating costs; and other risks and uncertainties disclosed in U.S. Geothermal's Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2016 filed with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission and Canadian securities regulatory authorities and in other U.S. Geothermal reports and documents filed with applicable securities regulatory authorities from time to time. Forward-looking
statements are based on management's expectations, beliefs and opinions on the date the statements are made. U.S. Geothermal Inc. assumes no obligation to update forward-looking statements if management's expectations, beliefs, or opinions, or other factors, should change.
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Scott Anderson - Director of Investor Relations and Corporate Communications
U.S. Geothermal Inc.
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