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Northland Power, Inc.

Northland Power, Inc.

Sector: Electric Services Region: Canada


: | Toronto Stock Exchange: NPI


Northland Power Inc. (Northland) produces electricity from clean natural gas and biomass, and from renewable energy sources such as wind and solar. The company owns and partners with First Nations, municipal and independent developers to operate power-generation facilities in Canada, the United States and Germany. Northland sells electricity under long-term power purchase agreements that ensure sustainable value for customers, shareholders and communities. The company maintains an active development and construction program to discover new and innovative power-generation opportunities to increase its production base and value for all stakeholders.

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Northland Power interview with John Brace as featured on BTV

The BTV crews visit the office of President and CEO, John Brace to explore this international energy company's current projects and future direction. Northland Power is listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NPI.

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Northland Power interview with John Brace as featured on BTV

Northland Power, Inc. video

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Executives

James C. Temerty C.M., Board Chair
James C. Temerty is an entrepreneur with over 40 years of business experience. Before establishing Northland Power in 1987, he had a successful career in computer-related companies, building the world’s largest chain of Computerland franchises and guiding Softchoice Corporation to its position as a leading North American provider of technology solutions and services. Jim is also active in philanthropy, serving as chair of the board of governors of the Royal Ontario Museum from 2002 to 2009. He was appointed a member of the Order of Canada in 2008 and awarded the Ernst and Young Entrepreneur of the Year in 2010 for Canada.
John Brace, President and Chief Executive Officer
John is responsible for the overall business affairs of Northland Power. He has been with Northland since 1988, where he has held various positions in risk management, development, construction and operations. Immediately before joining Northland, John was co-owner of a hydro energy development company. John has actively served our industry as chair and president of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a member of the Electricity Conservation and Supply Task Force commissioned to provide recommendations on increasing the province’s supply of electricity, improving the reliability of Ontario’s electricity grid and enhancing conservation and demand management programs. John received his bachelor of science degree in engineering physics from Queen’s University.
Paul Bradley, Chief Financial Officer
As Chief Financial Officer, Paul is responsible for the financial affairs of Northland Power. He joined the company on April 1, 2011. Prior to joining Northland, Paul was Managing Director and Head of Power and Utilities (Corporate Finance) at Macquarie Capital Markets. Earlier positions include Vice President Electricity Resources at the Ontario Power Authority with responsibility for the generation procurement program and the finance, administration and information technology portfolios; Executive Director at CIBC's global power and utilities group; and development and finance roles at Duke Energy Corporation. Paul has also served on the boards of directors of several renewable energy and clean technology companies. Paul is a graduate of Boston College and a CPA (inactive).
Tony Anderson, Chief Investment Officer
As Chief Investment Officer, Tony is responsible for directing Northland’s investment activities and providing support to the CFO with respect to capital raising. In 1997, Tony directed the sale of the Northland plant at Iroquois Falls through a $308 million IPO for Northland Power Income Fund. This marked the first public financing of a Canadian independent power project. As CFO of the fund and its successor, Northland Power Inc. until April 2011, Tony implemented Northland's growth strategy and spearheaded all acquisitions. Tony holds a bachelor of science degree and a diploma in management from McGill University.
Sam Mantenuto, Chief Operating Officer and Chief Development Officer
Sam is responsible for Northland’s business development, gas and electricity marketing and engineering. Earlier responsibilities included power plant operations. Prior to joining Northland, Sam had a 17-year career with Ontario Hydro, where he held positions in power system operations, finance, regulatory hearings, the executive office and power marketing. He served on the corporate task force responsible for restructuring Ontario Hydro. Sam’s industry activities include serving as board chair of the Association of Power Producers of Ontario and as a board member of Cogen Ontario. Most recently he served on the Ontario government’s NUG Advisory Committee and chaired the NUG subcommittee responsible for negotiating with Ontario Electricity Financial Corp. Sam holds an honours bachelor of science degree in electrical engineering and MBA from the University of Toronto.
David G. Dougall, Vice President, Operations
David is responsible for the asset management group at Northland Power. He is accountable for the operational and financial performance of all of Northland’s operating plants, including meeting the requirements of plant contracts and our quality, environmental and health and safety management systems. David has over 30 years of engineering experience. He joined Northland’s engineering and technical support team in 1990 after 15 years of design and project management experience in the steel and pulp and paper industries. David holds a master of science degree in civil engineering from Queen’s University.
Dino Gliosca, Vice President, Engineering
Dino is responsible for the engineering group that provides support for Northland Power’s new project development, as well as existing plant operations. Dino’s career has been entirely focused on power project engineering and development-related activities. Since joining Northland in 1987, he has been involved in all of Northland’s projects from conceptual and detailed design to project engineering management. Dino holds a bachelor of applied science degree in mechanical engineering from the University of Waterloo.
Jim Cipolla, Vice President, Gas and Electricity Marketing
Jim is responsible for Northland’s gas and electricity management and procurement functions. His responsibilities include managing power sales for Northland’s facilities and customers, procuring and selling natural gas for Northland’s plants and customers, and optimizing natural gas and power production contracts and assets. Prior to joining Northland, Jim spent more than 18 years at Ontario Hydro and the Independent Electricity Market Operator. His responsibilities included market rules development, system operations and energy trading, marketing, forecasting and competitive intelligence. Jim holds a bachelor of applied science degree from the University of Toronto.
Michael Shadbolt, Vice President and General Counsel
As general counsel, Michael provides legal advice and guidance to Northland Power on all aspects of its business activities. He joined the company on January 4, 2011. Prior to Northland, Michael was in private legal practice for 18 years including as a partner at Macleod Dixon LLP and Borden Ladner Gervais LLP. His practice since 1998 has focused on the development of electricity and thermal generation projects with an emphasis on renewable and clean energy projects. Michael provided corporate, commercial and transactions advice for a wide range of energy market participants, including generators, distributors, district energy companies and large energy consumers. Northland Power was among Michael's clients. Michael holds a BA (economics) from McMaster University, an MA (economics), LLB and MBA from the University of Western Ontario and a LLM from Osgoode Hall Law School.

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