Atlantic Power Corporation Announces December 2013 Common Share Dividend

Atlantic Power Corporation Announces December 2013 Common Share Dividend 
BOSTON, Dec. 13, 2013 /CNW/ - Atlantic Power Corporation (TSX: ATP) (NYSE: AT) 
(the "Company" or "Atlantic Power") today announced its distribution for the 
month of December 2013.  A dividend of Cdn$0.03333 per common share will be 
payable on January 31, 2014 to holders of record at the close of business on 
December 31, 2013. 
Tax Information for Shareholders Atlantic Power Corporation designates its 
entire dividend to be an "eligible dividend" pursuant to subsection 89(14) of 
the Income Tax Act (Canada) and its equivalent in any provinces of Canada. 
U.S. individual or other non-corporate taxpayers may 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. 
The Company's common share dividend is subject to a 25% withholding tax rate 
for holders that are not residents of Canada, which may be reduced pursuant to 
an applicable tax treaty.  The withholding tax rate is 15% for U.S.-resident 
holders that qualify for the benefits of the Canada – U.S. Income Tax 
Non-Canadian holders may be required by their brokers to complete a Form NR301 
(or an equivalent form) in order to demonstrate their entitlement to a 
treaty-reduced rate of withholding tax. U.S. and other non-Canadian holders 
should consult their brokers about the requirement to provide such forms. 
U.S. individuals holding shares in taxable accounts may be eligible to receive 
a credit on their U.S. income tax return for this withholding tax.  U.S. 
individuals holding the Company's common shares in Individual Retirement 
Accounts ("IRAs") may be exempt from withholding tax pursuant to the Canada 
– U.S. Income Tax Convention. 
Taxpayers should always seek their own independent qualified professionals 
regarding the tax consequences of purchasing or owning common shares of the 
Company.  Individuals who believe the withholding tax exemption applies to 
their IRA should contact their broker to determine how to claim the exemption. 
About Atlantic Power Atlantic Power owns and operates a diverse fleet of power 
generation assets in the United States and Canada.  Atlantic Power's power 
generation projects sell electricity to utilities and other large commercial 
customers largely under long-term power purchase agreements, which seek to 
minimize exposure to changes in commodity prices.  Its power generation 
projects in operation have an aggregate gross electric generation capacity of 
approximately 3,018 MW in which its aggregate ownership interest is 
approximately 2,098 MW. Its current portfolio consists of interests in 
twenty-nine operational power generation projects across eleven states in the 
United States and two provinces in Canada. 
Atlantic Power has a market capitalization of approximately $400 million 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 or contact: 
Atlantic Power Corporation  Amanda Wagemaker, Investor Relations (617) 
Copies of financial data and other publicly filed documents are filed on SEDAR 
at or on EDGAR at under "Atlantic Power 
Corporation" or on the Company's website.

SOURCE  Atlantic Power Corporation 
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