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Northland Power Income Fund Announces Monthly Distributions to Unitholders for the Second Quarter of 2010

Tuesday, April 20, 2010

Northland Power Income Fund Announces Monthly Distributions to Unitholders for the Second Quarter of 201011:22 EDT Tuesday, April 20, 2010 TORONTO, ONTARIO--(Marketwire - April 20, 2010) - Northland Power Income Fund (the "Fund") (TSX:NPI.UN)(TSX:NPI.DB)(TSX:NPI.DB.A) is pleased to announce distributions to Unitholders in the amount of $0.09 per unit per month for the 2nd quarter of 2010 as follows: Month Record Date Distribution Date Amount April April 30 May 14 $0.09 May May 31 June 15 $0.09 June June 30 July 15 $0.09 ABOUT THE FUNDNorthland Power Income Fund is a Canadian income trust that has ownership or economic interests in 10 power projects totaling over 1,100 megawatts ("MW") (net 872 MW). Northland's assets comprise natural-gas-fired plants which efficiently and cleanly produce electricity and steam as well as facilities generating renewable energy from wind and biomass. Sales are made almost entirely under long-term contracts with a current average duration of 14 years. Northland's plants are located in Canada, the United States and Germany. In addition, Northland's 86 MW Spy Hill project and 261 MW North Battleford facility are in advanced stages of development. Northland also has a diverse development portfolio of high-quality 'Clean and Green' energy projects, including wind, solar, natural gas, and hydro assets that supports its strategy of sustainable growth primarily through internally developed opportunities. Northland's trust units and two series of convertible debentures, which trade on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbols NPI.UN, NPI.DB and NPI.DB.A respectively, are qualified investments for RRSPs and DPSPs under the Canadian Income Tax Act. Northland has in place a distribution re-investment plan that allows Unitholders who are residents of Canada to automatically have their monthly cash distributions reinvested in additional units. Participants do not pay any costs associated with the plan, including brokerage commissions. For further information or to join the plan, contact your financial advisor or broker.FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE CONTACT: Northland Power Income Fund Barb Bokla Manager, Investor Relations (416) 962-6262 x156 or Northland Power Income Fund Boris Balan Director of Communications (416) 962-6262 x116 (416) 962-6266 (FAX) info@NPIFund.com www.NPIFund.com