Capital Power Corp.
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Capital Power Corp.

October 29, 2015 12:00 ET

Capital Power Recognized for National Safety Excellence

EDMONTON, ALBERTA--(Marketwired - Oct. 29, 2015) - Capital Power (TSX:CPX) was presented with the Canadian Electricity Association (CEA) President's Award of Excellence for Employee Safety (silver level) for its 2014 safety performance at its Canadian operations. The CEA's annual Occupational Health and Safety Awards Ceremony took place in St. John's, NL on October 28.

"It's an honor to be recognized for our safety performance amongst our peers in the electricity industry," said Darcy Trufyn, Senior Vice President, Operations, Engineering and Construction. "We are committed to getting everyone home from work, safe and healthy, every day and this award is the direct result of the tremendous efforts by all our employees ensuring not only that they work safely but that those around them are also working safe."

The CEA President's Awards recognize top safety performing companies in the electricity sector. This was the second consecutive year and third overall that Capital Power received the CEA's President's Award of Excellence for Employee Safety.

In 2014, we achieved our best health and safety performance to-date earning a spot in the top quartile in our industry for a second consecutive year.

About Capital Power

Capital Power (TSX:CPX) is a growth-oriented North American power producer headquartered in Edmonton, Alberta. The company develops, acquires, operates and optimizes power generation from a variety of energy sources. Capital Power owns more than 3,200 megawatts of power generation capacity at 17 facilities across North America and owns 371 megawatts of capacity through a power purchase agreement. An additional 545 megawatts of owned generation capacity is under construction or in advanced development in Alberta and North Carolina.

About the Canadian Electricity Association's Occupational Health and Safety Awards

Each year, CEA tracks the safety record of its corporate utility members' most valued resource - employees. ΓÇï

The OHS awards recognize excellence in employee safety in the Canadian electricity sector and honor CEA member performance. The CEA President's Awards of Excellence for Employee Safety represents company-wide OHS achievement in the transmission, distribution, generation, corporate services and customer services operations. Recipients must be in the top quartile for both All Injury/Illness Frequency and Lost-Time Injury Severity rates. ΓÇï

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