Run of River Power Inc.

Run of River Power Inc.

January 08, 2008 08:00 ET

Run of River's Brandywine Creek Power Plant Sets Record Output

VANCOUVER, BRITISH COLUMBIA--(Marketwire - Jan. 8, 2008) -


Run of River Power Inc. (TSX VENTURE:ROR) ("Run of River" or the "Company") is pleased to report that its Brandywine Creek generating station produced 38,476 MWh of green electricity in 2007 resulting in over $2.2 million of revenue for the year, ahead of budget and setting record annual output for the plant.

Jako Krushnisky, Run of River's president stated, "We are pleased with plant output at Brandywine and with larger than normal snow pack continuing this winter we are already excited about 2008." He further stated, "We are committed to the development of additional renewable green energy with our Pitt River and Upper Mamquam projects - our successful plant at Brandywine Creek demonstrates that run-of-river is bringing energy self sufficiency to the province and we are pleased to be part of the solution."

Run of River Power Inc. operates an Eco Logo(C) certified hydroelectric power generation station at Brandywine Creek, near Whistler, BC and sells the power to BC Hydro on a long-term 20 year contract.

The Company is currently developing hydroelectric projects in two clusters located near Vancouver, British Columbia. Ten development projects, totaling 213 MW of capacity, will generate over 692 GWh/yr of electricity offsetting over 249,000 tons of CO2 annually. When completed, these projects will provide in excess of $60 Million per year in gross revenue to ROR, while significantly contributing to the Province of British Columbia's goal of energy self sufficiency.

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Contact Information

  • Run of River Power Inc.
    Jako Krushnisky
    President and CEO
    (604) 946-9232
    Run of River Power Inc.
    David Speck
    Investor Relations
    (416) 801-8369