Helping BC go for the gold in clean energy

GE and Plutonic Power showcase their clean energy project leadership and First Nations partnerships

VANCOUVER, Feb. 10 /CNW/ - Media are invited to join GE Energy Financial Services' CEO Alex Urquhart and Plutonic Power Corporation's CEO Donald McInnes at a briefing featuring virtual tours of current and future renewable energy projects, including updates on the recently-acquired 144-megawatt Dokie Wind Project and the 196-megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek Hydroelectric Project slated to begin operation later this year. Discover how GE Energy Financial Services and Plutonic Power are helping British Columbia achieve its goal of electricity self-sufficiency by 2016 by using 90 percent clean domestic generation sources.

    WHAT:     GE Energy Financial Services and Plutonic Power Corporation
              showcase their clean energy project leadership and First
              Nations partnerships, featuring virtual tour of current and
              future renewable energy projects

    WHEN:     Sunday, February 14, 2010
              3:30 p.m. - 5:30 p.m. PST

    WHERE:    British Columbia Showcase
              2010 Commerce Centre
              800 Robson Street
              Vancouver, BC

    HOW:      Please RSVP to Brian McKenzie via phone (604) 669-4999
              (ext. 1024) or email

About GE Energy Financial Services

GE Energy Financial Services' experts invest globally with a long-term view, backed by the best of GE's technical know-how, financial strength and rigorous risk management, across the capital spectrum, in one of the world's most capital-intensive industries, energy. GE Energy Financial Services helps its customers and GE grow through new investments, strong partnerships and optimization of its US$23 billion in assets. GE Energy Financial Services is based in Stamford, Connecticut. For more information, visit

About GE

GE (NYSE: GE) is a diversified infrastructure, finance and media company taking on the world's toughest challenges. From aircraft engines and power generation to financial services, medical imaging, and television programming, GE operates in more than 100 countries and employs about 300,000 people worldwide. For more information, visit the company's Web site at

About Plutonic Power Corporation

British Columbia based Plutonic Power is a Canadian leader in clean energy development. Our vision is to create a legacy through the development of renewable, reliable, clean energy projects. Plutonic is a partner in 340 megawatts of hydro and wind projects that are under construction. In 2010 commercial operations will start at the $660 million, 196 megawatt East Toba River and Montrose Creek run-of-river hydroelectric project. Active construction is also underway on the $227.5 million, 144 megawatt Dokie Wind Project, diversifying Plutonic Power's clean energy portfolio. Plutonic is committed to working in partnership with First Nations, stakeholder groups and local communities in the development of all of its projects. By developing its suite of projects, Plutonic will help British Columbia realize its goal of becoming electricity self-sufficient by 2016 utilizing 90% clean domestic generation sources, will create employment opportunities and will play a significant role in the fight against climate change.

SOURCE General Electric Canada Inc.

For further information: For further information: Please RSVP to Brian McKenzie via phone (604) 669-4999 (ext. 1024) or email

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