Capital Power announces quarterly dividend on its cumulative rate reset preference shares (series 1)

EDMONTON, April 29 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) declared a dividend of $0.2875 per share on its Cumulative Rate Reset Preference Shares (Series 1) (TSX:CPX.PR.A) for the quarter ending June 30, 2011.

The dividend is payable on June 30, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on June 17, 2011.

The dividends are 100 per cent eligible dividends as defined by the Income Tax Act. Under this legislation, individuals resident in Canada may be entitled to enhanced dividend tax credits that reduce the income tax otherwise payable on these dividends.

About Capital Power

Capital Power is a growth-oriented North American independent power producer, building on more than a century of innovation and reliable performance. The Company's vision is to be recognized as one of North America's most respected, reliable and competitive power generators. Capital Power is headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. Following the close of its recently announced New England acquisitions, Capital Power will have interests in 34 facilities in Canada and the U.S. totaling nearly 4,900 megawatts of generation capacity. Capital Power and its subsidiaries develop, acquire and optimize power generation from a wide range of energy sources. The company's web site can be accessed at



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