Sprott Power Corp. Announces Quarterly Dividend

TORONTO, Dec. 18, 2012 /CNW/ - Sprott Power Corp. (TSX:SPZ), a developer, owner and operator of renewable energy projects, today announced that its Board of Directors has approved the payment of a quarterly cash dividend of $0.01625 per share payable on January 14, 2013 to shareholders of record as of the close of business on December 31, 2012.

Sprott Power's Board of Directors will review the dividend policy from time to time taking into consideration the Company's cash flow, earnings, working capital requirements, financial position and other relevant factors. For Canadian resident shareholders, dividends declared are considered as "eligible dividends" for purposes of the divided tax credit rules contained in the Income Tax Act (Canada).

About Sprott Power Corp.

Sprott Power is a publicly-traded (TSX: SPZ) Canadian-based company dedicated to the development, ownership and operation of renewable energy projects. Through project development efforts, acquisitions, partnerships and joint ventures, Sprott Power provides its shareholders with income and growth from the renewable power generation sector of the energy industry.

Forward-Looking Statements

Certain information contained in this press release may constitute "forward-looking information" which reflects the current expectations of Sprott Power. This information reflects Sprott Power's current beliefs with respect to future events and are based on information currently available to management.  Forward-looking information involves significant known and unknown risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Many factors could cause actual results, performance or achievements to be materially different from any future results, performance or achievements that may be expressed or implied by such forward-looking information including, without limitation, the risks listed under the heading "Risk Factors" in the Company's Annual Information Form dated March 26, 2012.   Should one or more of these risks or uncertainties materialize, or should assumptions underlying the forward-looking information prove incorrect, actual results, performance or achievements could vary materially from those expressed or implied by the forward-looking information contained in this release. Although forward-looking information contained in this release is based upon what Sprott Power believes to be reasonable assumptions, management cannot assure investors that actual results, performance or achievements will be consistent with this forward-looking information. The forward-looking information is made as of the date of this release and Sprott Power does not assume any obligation to update or revise it to reflect new events or circumstances, except as required by law.

SOURCE: Sprott Power Corp.

For further information:

Jeff Jenner, CA, CBV
President and Chief Executive Officer
Sprott Power Corp.
416-943-6387
jjenner@sprottpower.com 

Babak Pedram
Investor Relations
The Equicom Group
416-815-0700 ext. 264
bpedram@equicomgroup.com