Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.
TSX VENTURE : NGP
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Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.

July 31, 2009 09:15 ET

Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. Announces Richard Campbell Stepping Down as Director of NGP

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - July 31, 2009) - Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. (NGP) (TSX VENTURE:NGP)(OTCBB:NGLPF) today announced that Director Richard Campbell has resigned effective immediately. In his recent move to a new position as VP of Engineering Technology with CH2M Hill, he is no longer able to serve as a board member.

"The Board of Directors accepts Mr. Campbell's resignation with sincere appreciation for his strong contributions over the past four years. We wish him the greatest of success in his endeavors," stated Brian Fairbank, President & CEO, Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.

About Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.:

Nevada Geothermal Power Inc. is an emerging renewable energy developer focused on producing clean, efficient and sustainable geothermal electric power from high temperature geothermal resources in the United States. NGP currently owns a 100% leasehold interest in four properties: Blue Mountain, Pumpernickel, and Black Warrior (all of which are ideally situated in Nevada), and Crump Geyser in Oregon. These properties, which are at different levels of exploration and development, are estimated to have the potential for the generation of over 200 MW.

NGP's phase 1 development at Blue Mountain; 'Faulkner 1' nameplate 49.5 MW gross power project is targeted to be Turning on the Power in October 2009.

Nevada Geothermal Power Inc.

Brian D. Fairbank, P. Eng., President & CEO

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