ROR Power Grants Options to Employees and Non-Executive Directors

VANCOUVER, March 10, 2010 /CNW/ - Run of River Power Inc. (TSX-V: ROR) ("ROR Power" or "the Company") today announced, in accordance with its approved stock option plan, it has granted 925,000 options to employees and 200,000 options to non executive directors of ROR Power. The options are exercisable at $0.23 per share and for a term of five years.

About Run of River Power Inc.

ROR Power develops renewable, sustainable energy through its portfolio of run-of-river and biomass projects in British Columbia (BC). The Company operates an Eco Logo(C) certified hydroelectric power generation station at Brandywine Creek, near Whistler, BC that generates cash flow under a 20-year contract with BC Hydro. ROR Power is well positioned for profitable growth through the company's high-quality power generation initiatives. ROR Power's total development potential, in excess of 740 MW, represents a significant opportunity to help BC meet its rising demand for clean, sustainable power and achieve energy self sufficiency by 2016.

Forward-Looking Statements

Statements in this release which describe Run of River Power Inc.'s intentions, expectations or predictions, or which relate to matters that are not historical facts are forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements involve unknown risks and uncertainties which may cause the actual results, performances or achievements of Run of River Power Inc. to be materially different from any future results, performances or achievements expressed in or implied by such forward-looking statements. Run of River Power Inc. may update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or changing market and business conditions and will update such forward-looking statements as required pursuant to applicable securities laws.

Neither TSX Venture Exchange nor its Regulation Services Provider (as that term is defined in the policies of the TSX Venture Exchange) accepts responsibility for the adequacy or accuracy of this release.

    
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SOURCE Run of River Power Inc.

For further information: For further information: Jako Krushnisky, President and CEO, Tel: (604) 946-9232, jako@runofriverpower.com; Vick Dusik, Chief Financial Officer, Tel: (604) 946-9232, vsdusik@runofriverpower.com

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