TransCanada Closes Sale of Cancarb Limited

APRIL 15, 2014 
TransCanada Closes Sale of Cancarb Limited 
CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - April 15, 2014) - TransCanada Corporation
(TSX:TRP) (NYSE:TRP) (TransCanada) has closed the sale of Cancarb Limited
(Cancarb) and its related power generation facility to Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd.
for aggregate gross proceeds of $190 million plus customary post-closing
adjustments. The agreement to sell Cancarb was initially announced on January
20, 2014. TransCanada expects to realize a gain of approximately $95 million
net of tax in its second quarter 2014 results. 
Proceeds from the sale of Cancarb will help fund TransCanada's capital
growth plan, which includes $38 billion in commercially secured projects
expected to be completed by the end of the decade. These projects are supported
by strong market fundamentals and underpinned by long-term contracts or the
revenue stability of cost-of-service regulation.  
For more information about Cancarb, visit the company's website: 
Tokai Carbon Co., Ltd., headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, is an established
international supplier of furnace carbon black and other carbon ceramic-related
products. The company is listed on the Tokyo Stock Exchange and has affiliates
in China, Korea, Thailand, the United States, Germany, Italy, Sweden and the
United Kingdom. The company operates five plants in three countries (Japan,
China and Thailand) that produce furnace carbon black, with combined annual
capacity over 500,000 metric tonnes. 
About TransCanada 
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
more than 400 billion cubic feet of storage capacity. A growing independent
power producer, TransCanada owns or has interests in over 11,800 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.
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INDUSTRY:  Energy and Utilities - Oil and Gas  
-0- Apr/15/2014 21:24 GMT
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