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Press release from CNW Group

Capital Power declares quarterly dividend

Tuesday, March 08, 2011

Capital Power declares quarterly dividend17:00 EST Tuesday, March 08, 2011EDMONTON, March 8 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors for Capital Power Corporation (TSX: CPX) (Capital Power) declared a dividend of $0.315 per share on the outstanding common shares for the quarter ending March 31, 2011.The dividend is payable on April 29, 2011 to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 31, 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 PowerCapital 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. Headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta, Capital Power has interests in 32 facilities in Canada and the U.S. totaling nearly 3,800 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 www.capitalpower.com. For further information: Media inquiries:   Mike Long (780) 392-5207Investor inquiries:   Randy Mah (780) 392-5305