Brookfield Renewable Power Fund Declares Cash Distribution for March 2010

GATINEAU, QC, March 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 March 2010, payable by April 30, 2010 to unitholders of record on March 31, 2010. The ex-distribution date is March 29, 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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    March 31, 2010               April 30, 2010                10.833 cents
    February 28, 2010            March 31, 2010                10.833 cents
    January 31, 2010          February 26, 2010                10.417 cents
    December 31, 2009          January 29, 2010                10.417 cents
    November 30, 2009         December 31, 2009                10.417 cents
    October 31, 2009          November 30, 2009                10.417 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 50.01% 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: Zev Korman, Director, Investor Relations and Communications, Brookfield Renewable Power Fund, (416) 359-1955, zkorman@brookfield.com; www.brpfund.com

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