Crius Energy Trust Announces that Robert Gries, Jr. will not Stand for Re-election

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

TORONTO, May 14, 2014 /CNW/ - Crius Energy Trust (TSX: KWH.UN) ("Crius Energy" or the "Trust") today announced that Robert Gries, Jr. has decided not to stand for re-election at the annual general meeting of unitholders (the "Meeting") of the Trust held on May 14, 2014. Accordingly, his term as Director of the Trust will expire at the end of the Meeting. The board of directors of the Trust wishes to thank Mr. Gries for his service to Crius Energy.

About Crius Energy
Crius Energy Trust was established to provide investors with a distribution-producing investment through the acquisition of a 26.8% ownership interest in Crius Energy. With more than 585,000 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. Crius Energy currently sells energy products in 19 states and the District of Columbia with plans to continue expanding its geographic reach.

Crius Energy Trust 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

For further information:


Michael Fallquist
Chief Executive Officer
mfallquist@criusenergy.com
(203) 663-7545

Roop Bhullar
Chief Financial Officer
rbhullar@criusenergy.com
(203) 883-9900

Craig MacPhail
TMX Equicom
cmacphail@tmxequicom.com
(416) 815-0700 ext. 290


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