Amanda Wagemaker, Investor Relations(617) 977-2700 firstname.lastname@example.org Copies of financial data and other publicly filed documents get 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. Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements To the extent any statements made in this news release contain information that is not historical, these statements are forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the U.S. Securities Act of 1933, as amended, and Section 21E of the U.S. Securities Exchange Act of 1934, as amended, and forward-looking information as defined under Canadian securities law (collectively, "forward-looking statements"). Certain statements in this news release may constitute "forward-looking statements", which reflect the expectations of management regarding the acquisition of Ridgeline and the future growth, results of operations, performance and business prospects and opportunities of the Company and its projects and other matters. These statements, which are based on certain assumptions and describe the Company's future plans, strategies and expectations, can generally be identified by the use of the words "may," "will," "project," "continue," "believe," "intend," "anticipate," "expect" or similar expressions that are predictions of or indicate future events or trends and which do not relate solely to present or historical matters. Examples of such statements in this press release include, but are not limited, to statements with respect to the following:
- the expectation that the addition of Canadian Hills, Piedmont and Ridgeline, will increase the Company's average remaining PPA life of its portfolio by 38% from 7.2 years to approximately 9.9 years;
- the expectation that the Company will syndicate its approximately $47 million tax equity investment at Canadian Hills with additional tax equity investors in the first quarter of 2013;
- the expectation that the Company will receive cash distributions from Canadian Hills in the range of $16 to $19 million for each full year of operation through 2020, and that distributions are expected to increase thereafter; and
- the expectation that the Company's 53 MW biomass project under construction in Georgia will achieve COD in the first quarter of 2013.