Crius Energy Trust Confirms April 2014 Distribution

/NOT FOR DISTRIBUTION IN THE UNITED STATES OR OVER UNITED STATES WIRE SERVICES/

TORONTO, April 9, 2014 /CNW/ - Crius Energy Trust ("Crius Energy" or the "Trust") (TSX: KWH.UN), announced today that it has confirmed its April 2014 distribution of $0.0583 per unit.  The distribution will be paid on May 15, 2014, in respect of the period from and including April 1, 2014 to April 30, 2014, to unitholders of record on April 30, 2014.  The ex-distribution date will be April 28, 2014.

About Crius Energy

Crius Energy Trust has been established to provide investors with a distribution-producing investment through the acquisition of a 26.8% ownership interest in Crius Energy.  With over 610,000 residential customer equivalents, Crius Energy is a comprehensive energy solutions partner that provides electricity, natural gas and solar products to residential and commercial customers. Crius Energy connects with energy customers through an innovative family-of-brands strategy and multi-channel marketing approach.  This unique combination creates multiple access points to a broad suite of energy products and services that make it easier for consumers to make informed decisions about their energy needs. With headquarters in Stamford, Connecticut, Crius Energy currently sells electricity, natural gas and/or solar power in 19 states and the District of Columbia.  More information is available at www.criusenergytrust.ca.

Crius Energy intends to qualify as a "mutual fund trust" under the Income Tax Act (Canada) (the "Tax Act"). The Trust will not be a "SIFT trust" (as defined in the Tax Act), provided that the Trust complies at all times with its investment restriction which precludes the Trust from holding any "non-portfolio property" (as defined in the Tax Act). Material information pertaining to Crius Energy may be found on www.sedar.com or www.criusenergytrust.ca.

SOURCE Crius Energy Trust

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Michael Fallquist
Chief Executive Officer
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Roop Bhullar
Chief Financial Officer
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TMX Equicom
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