Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners to Begin Trading on New York Stock Exchange

Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners to Begin Trading on New York Stock Exchange 
HAMILTON, BERMUDA -- (Marketwired) -- 06/06/13 -- Brookfield
Renewable Energy Partners L.P. (TSX:BEP.UN) ("Brookfield Renewable")
today announced that it expects its L.P. units to begin trading on
the New York Stock Exchange ("NYSE") on June 11, 2013, under the
trading symbol BEP. The L.P. units will continue to be listed for
trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol BEP.UN. 
"We are excited to achieve this important milestone and look forward
to the added liquidity and global visibility that a NYSE listing will
bring to our growing business," said Richard Legault, President and
Chief Executive Officer of Brookfield Renewable.  
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners (TSX:BEP.UN) operates one of the
largest publicly-traded, pure-play renewable power platforms
globally. Its portfolio is primarily hydroelectric and totals
approximately 5,900 megawatts of installed capacity. Diversified
across 70 river systems and 12 power markets in the United States,
Canada and Brazil, the portfolio's output is sold predominantly under
long-term contracts and generates enough electricity from renewable
resources to power more than three million homes on average each
year. With a portfolio of high-quality assets and strong growth
prospects, the business is positioned to generate stable, long-term
cash flows supporting regular and growing cash distributions to
shareholders. For more information, please visit 
Cautionary Statement Regarding Forward-Looking Information 
This news release contains forward-looking statements and
information, within the meaning of Canadian securities laws and other
"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, concerning the
business and operations of Brookfield Renewable. Forward-looking
statements may include estimates, plans, expectations, opinions,
forecasts, projections, guidance or other statements that are not
statements of fact. Forward-looking statements in this news release
include statements regarding the listing of L.P. units on the New
York Stock Exchange and its anticipated benefits. Forward-looking
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"look forward", and "will bring", or variations of such words and
phrases, or statements that certain actions, events or results "may",
"could", "would", "might" or "will" be taken, occur or be achieved.
Although we believe that our anticipated future results, performance
or achievements expressed or implied by the forward-looking
statements and information in this news release are based upon
reasonable assumptions and expectations, we cannot assure you that
such expectations will prove to have been correct. You should not
place undue reliance on forward-looking statements and information as
such statements and information involve known and unknown risks,
uncertainties and other factors which may cause our actual results,
performance or achievements to differ materially from anticipated
future results, performance or achievement expressed or implied by
such forward-looking statements and information. While we anticipate
that subsequent events and developments may cause our views to
change, we disclaim any obligation to update the forward-looking
statements, other than as required by applicable law. For further
information on these known and unknown risks, please see "Risk
Factors" included in our Annual Information Form and our Registration
Statement on Form 20-F.
Investor Contact:
Brookfield Renewable Energy Partners L.P.
Zev Korman
Vice President, Investor Relations
(416) 359-1955
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