Brookfield Renewable Power Fund Declares Cash Distribution for August 2010

GATINEAU, QC, Aug. 19 /CNW Telbec/ - (BRC.UN) - Brookfield Renewable Power Fund (the "Fund") today declared a cash distribution of 10.833 cents per unit for the month of August 2010, payable by September 30, 2010, to unitholders of record on August 31, 2010. The ex-distribution date is August 27, 2010.

The schedule below sets out the Fund's cash distribution history for the last six months:

    
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    RECORD DATE                PAYMENT DATE           DISTRIBUTION PER UNIT
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    August 31, 2010       September 30, 2010              10.833 cents
    July 31, 2010            August 31, 2010              10.833 cents
    June 30, 2010              July 30, 2010              10.833 cents
    May 31, 2010               June 30, 2010              10.833 cents
    April 30, 2010              May 31, 2010              10.833 cents
    March 31, 2010            April 30, 2010              10.833 cents
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About Brookfield Renewable Power Fund

Brookfield Renewable Power Fund (www.brpfund.com) is a premier Canadian income fund and one of the largest power income funds in North America with more than 1,600 megawatts of power generating capacity and average annual production exceeding 6,300 gigawatt hours.

The Fund produces electricity exclusively from environmentally friendly and renewable resources. The Fund indirectly owns or holds interests in 42 high quality hydroelectric generating stations and one wind farm in four distinct geographic regions across North America: Quebec, Ontario, British Columbia and New England.

Brookfield Renewable Power Inc., which comprises all of the power operations of Brookfield Asset Management, owns approximately 42% of the Fund's outstanding units on a fully exchanged basis.

The Units are listed for trading on the TSX under the symbol BRC.UN.

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SOURCE BROOKFIELD RENEWABLE POWER FUND

For further information: For further information: please visit www.brpfund.com or contact: Zev Korman, Director, Investor Relations and Communications, Brookfield Renewable Power Fund, Tel: (416) 359-1955, zev.korman@brookfield.com

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