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Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2012 Results & Conference Call

Thursday, July 12, 2012

Atlantic Power Corporation Announces Timing of Second Quarter 2012 Results & Conference Call13:25 EDT Thursday, July 12, 2012BOSTON, July 12, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (NYSE: AT) (TSX: ATP) ("Atlantic Power" or the "Company") will release its financial results for the three and six months ended June 30, 2012 on the morning of Wednesday, August 8, 2012.  A telephone conference call hosted by Atlantic Power's management team will be held:Wednesday, August 8, 2012 at 1:00 pm ETThe telephone numbers for the conference call are:Participant Dial In (Toll Free): 1-877-317-6789International Dial In: +1 412-317-6789Canada Dial In (Toll Free): 1-866-605-3852The Conference Call will also be broadcast over Atlantic Power's website at www.atlanticpower.com.  Please call or log in 10 minutes prior to the call.Replay/ArchiveTo listen to the conference call after it is completed, access conference call number 10016258 at the following telephone numbers:US Toll Free:  1-877-344-7529International Toll:  1-412-317-0088The replay is available 1 hour after the end of the conference through November 8, 2012 at 9:00 AM ET.  The conference call will also be archived on Atlantic Power's web site at www.atlanticpower.com.About Atlantic Power Atlantic Power is a leading publicly traded, power generation and infrastructure company with a well diversified portfolio of assets in the United States and Canada. The Company's power generation projects sell electricity to utilities and other large commercial customers under long-term power purchase agreements, which seek to minimize exposure to changes in commodity prices.  The net generating capacity of the Company's projects is approximately 2,140 MW, consisting of interests in 31 operational power generation projects across 11 states and 2 provinces and an 84-mile, 500 kilovolt electric transmission line located in California.  In addition, the Company has one 53 MW biomass project under construction in Georgia and one approximately 300 MW wind project under construction in Oklahoma.  Atlantic Power also owns a majority interest in Rollcast Energy, a biomass power plant developer in Charlotte, NC.  Atlantic Power is incorporated in British Columbia, headquartered in Boston and has offices in Chicago, Toronto, Vancouver and San Diego.The Company's corporate strategy is to increase the value of the company through accretive acquisitions in North American markets while generating stable, contracted cash flows from its existing assets to sustain its dividend payout to shareholders.  The Company's dividend is currently paid monthly at an annual rate of Cdn$1.15 per share.Atlantic Power has a market capitalization of approximately $1.6 billion and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol AT and on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol ATP.  For more information, please visit the Company's website at www.atlanticpower.com or contact:Atlantic Power Corporation Amanda Wagemaker, Investor Relations(617) 977-2700 info@atlanticpower.comCopies of financial data and other publicly filed documents are filed on SEDAR at www.sedar.com or on EDGAR at www.sec.gov/edgar.shtml under "Atlantic Power Corporation" or on the Company's website.SOURCE Atlantic Power Corporation