Atlantic Power Corporation and Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. Announce Quarterly Dividends on the Cumulative Redeemable

Atlantic Power Corporation and Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. Announce 
Quarterly Dividends on the Cumulative Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series 1 
and Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series 2 of Atlantic Power 
Preferred Equity Ltd. 
BOSTON, Dec. 5, 2012 /CNW/ -- Atlantic Power Corporation (Atlantic Power) and 
Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. (TSX: AZP.PR.A and AZP.PR.B) (the 
Corporation), a subsidiary of Atlantic Power, announced that the Corporation 
has declared quarterly dividends of Cdn$0.303125 per share on its Cumulative 
Redeemable Preferred Shares, Series 1 (the Series 1 Shares) and Cdn$0.437500 
on its Cumulative Rate Reset Preferred Shares, Series 2 (the Series 2 Shares). 
The dividends on the Series 1 Shares and the Series 2 Shares are to be paid on 
December 31, 2012 to shareholders of record at the close of business on 
December 17, 2012. 
Tax Information for Shareholders The Corporation designates the dividend on 
each of the Series 1 Shares and the Series 2 Shares to be an "eligible 
dividend" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of the Income Tax Act (Canada) and its 
equivalent in any of the provinces and territories of Canada. 
U.S. individual or other non-corporate taxpayers should be eligible for the 
reduced rate of tax currently applicable to "qualified dividends" provided 
that the investor meets the holding period and any other requirements. 
Taxpayers should always seek their own independent qualified professionals 
regarding the tax consequences of purchasing or owning preferred shares of the 
Corporation. 
About Atlantic Power Preferred Equity Ltd. The Corporation is a corporation 
incorporated under the laws of the Province of Alberta and is an indirect, 
wholly-owned subsidiary of Atlantic Power. The Corporation directly holds 
Atlantic Power's business and power generation and other assets in British 
Columbia, operates as a holding company and indirectly holds certain of 
Atlantic Power's business and power generation and other assets in the United 
States, including Atlantic Power's Curtis Palmer, Manchief, Frederickson, 
Naval Station, North Island, Naval Training Center, Oxnard, Greeley, 
Kenilworth, and Morris power generating facilities. 
About Atlantic Power Corporation 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 2,117 MW, consisting of interests in 30 operational 
power generation projects across 11 states and 2 provinces and also an 
84-mile, 500 kilovolt electric transmission line located in California. In 
addition, the Company has an approximately 300 MW wind project under 
construction in Oklahoma, which is expected to achieve commercial operation 
later this year and a 53 MW biomass project under construction in Georgia, 
which is expected to achieve commercial operation in the first quarter of 
2013. 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 $1.4 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.com 
Copies 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 Atlantic Power'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 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 expectations 
for the achievement of commercial operation of Atlantic Power's biomass 
project under construction in Georgia and its wind project under construction 
in Oklahoma. 
Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, should 
not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not 
necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not or the times at or by 
which such performance or results will be achieved.  A number of factors could 
cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the 
forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to, the factors 
discussed under "Risk Factors" in the Company's periodic reports as filed with 
the Securities and Exchange Commission and applicable securities regulatory 
authorities in Canada from time to time. Although the forward-looking 
statements contained in this news release are based upon what are believed to 
be reasonable assumptions, investors cannot be assured that actual results 
will be consistent with these forward-looking statements, and the differences 
may be material.  These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of 
this news release and, except as expressly required by applicable law, the 
Company assumes no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events 
or circumstances. 
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