EPCOR Power L.P. and EPCOR Power Equity Ltd. announce name changes

EDMONTON, Nov. 5 /CNW/ - EPCOR Power L.P. (TSX: EP.UN) (the Partnership) and EPCOR Power Equity Ltd. (TSX: EPP.PR.A, EPP.PR.B) (the Corporation) announced today changes to their respective company names. The change in names follows Capital Power Corporation's (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) acquisition of EPCOR Utilities Inc.'s power generation assets and operations effective July 1, 2009 when it assumed the role of manager and operator of the Partnership's assets.

The following table summarizes the previous and new names and associated Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) ticker symbols:

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    Previous Names                    New Names
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    EPCOR Power L.P. (EP.UN)          Capital Power Income L.P. (CPA.UN)
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    EPCOR Power Equity Ltd.           CPI Preferred Equity Ltd.
     - Series 1 (EPP.PR.A)             - Series 1 (CZP.PR.A)
     - Series 2 (EPP.PR.B)             - Series 2 (CZP.PR.B)
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EPCOR Power L.P.'s units and the preferred shares (Series 1 and 2) issued by EPCOR Power Equity Ltd. will continue to trade on the TSX with the new ticker symbols expected to take effect on or about November 9, 2009.

About Capital Power Income L.P.

Established in 1997, Capital Power Income L.P. is a limited partnership organized under the laws of the Province of Ontario. The Partnership's portfolio includes 19 wholly-owned power generation assets located in Canada and the United States and a 50 per cent interest in a power generation asset in Washington State. The Partnership's assets have a total net generating capacity of 1,400 megawatts and more than four million pounds per hour of thermal energy. For more information on the Partnership, please visit: www.capitalpowerincome.ca.

About CPI Preferred Equity Ltd.

CPI Preferred Equity Ltd. was incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta on June 26, 1998 and is a wholly-owned subsidiary of the Partnership. The Corporation operates as a holding company and indirectly holds all of the Partnership's business and power generation and other assets in the United States, including the Partnership's Curtis Palmer, Manchief, Frederickson, Naval Station, North Island, Naval Training Center, Oxnard, Greeley, Kenilworth, Roxboro, Southport and Morris power generating facilities. These facilities have a total generating capacity of approximately 1,080 megawatts (representing approximately 77 per cent of the total generating capacity of the Partnership's assets) and approximately four million pounds per hour of thermal energy (representing 100 per cent of the total thermal energy capacity of the Partnership's assets).

For further information: on the Partnership or the Corporation, visit www.capitalpowerincome.ca or contact: Media Inquiries: Mike Long (780) 392-5207; Investor Inquiries: Randy Mah (780) 392-5305 or (866) 896-4636