TransCanada's Gros-Morne Wind Farm Begins Delivery of Clean

TransCanada's Gros-Morne Wind Farm Begins Delivery of Clean Energy to
Quebec Power Grid 
CALGARY, ALBERTA -- (Marketwire) -- 11/06/12 -- TransCanada
Corporation (TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) today announced the
completion of the Quebec-based Gros-Morne wind farm, the final phase
of Cartier Wind Energy. Gros-Morne was officially commissioned early
on the morning of November 6, 2012.  
This emission-free wind farm was completed one month ahead of
schedule and can produce up to 111 megawatts (MW) of renewable
energy, enough to meet the needs of over 20,000 Quebec homes every
year.  
"We're pleased to announce the full completion of Cartier Wind
Energy, demonstrating progress in increasing the supply and
availability of renewable emission-free energy" said Russ Girling,
TransCanada's president and chief executive officer. "Combined with
the rest of our power portfolio, TransCanada is now providing
emissions-free electricity to more than 2.5 million homes in North
America." 
The five phases of Cartier Wind Energy has a total capacity of 590
MW, enough to meet the needs of more than 100,000 Quebec homes. All
of the power produced by the project is sold to Hydro-Quebec under
20-year power purchase agreements. Cartier is the largest wind farm
in Canada and is owned by TransCanada Corporation (62 per cent) and
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (38 per cent). 
As part of its renewable or emissions-free energy portfolio,
TransCanada also owns, operates or has an interest in: 


 
--  New England's.largest wind farm - the Kibby Wind Project 
--  Thirteen hydro-electric facilities in New Hampshire, Massachusetts and
    Vermont (nine have already received Low Impact Hydropower Institute
    certification) 
--  Bruce Power - one of the world's largest nuclear sites and is the source
    of roughly 25 per cent of Ontario's electricity 
--  Solar - TransCanada will acquire nine solar projects in Ontario which
    are expected to come into service through 2014 

 
Today, more than one-third of TransCanada's power portfolio comes
from renewable or emissions-free energy sources. In total,
TransCanada generates about 10,900 MW of electricity for hundreds of
thousands of businesses, institutions and households throughout North
America. 
With more than 60 years' experience, TransCanada is a leader in the
responsible development and reliable operation of North American
energy infrastructure, including natural gas and oil pipelines, power
generation and gas storage facilities. TransCanada operates a network
of natural gas pipelines that extends more than 68,500 kilometres
(42,500 miles), tapping into virtually all major gas supply basins in
North America. TransCanada is one of the continent's largest
providers of gas storage and related services with approximately
380-billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent
power producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in more than 10,900
megawatts of power generation in Canada and the United States.
TransCanada is developing one of North America's largest oil delivery
systems. TransCanada's common shares trade on the Toronto and New
York stock exchanges under the symbol TRP. For more information
visit: www.transcanada.com/ or check us out on Twitter @TransCanada.
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