SOURCE: Scottish Power PLC

June 30, 2005 10:55 ET

Scottish Power PLC Announces Proposed sale of PacifiCorp ("Sale") and Posting of shareholder circular and Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

GLASGOW, UK -- (MARKET WIRE) -- June 30, 2005 --

ScottishPower plc (the "Company")
30 June 2005

Proposed sale of PacifiCorp ("Sale")
Posting of shareholder circular and Notice of Extraordinary General Meeting

Following the announcement by the Company on 24 May 2005 that it had agreed to
sell PacifiCorp to MidAmerican Energy Holdings Company, ScottishPower has today
published and commenced posting a circular to shareholders (the "Circular")
containing information regarding the Sale and convening an Extraordinary General
Meeting to seek shareholder approval of the Sale.

The expected timetable in relation to the Extraordinary General Meeting, is
summarised below:

12 noon on 20 July 2005                 Latest time and date for receipt of 
                                        forms of proxy for Ordinary Shareholders

11.00 am on 22 July 2005                Annual General Meeting

12 noon on 22 July 2005                 Extraordinary General Meeting
(or as soon thereafter as the Annual 
General Meeting concludes or is 

References to time in the above timetable are to British Summer time and if any
of the above times and/or dates change, the revised times and/or dates will be
notified to shareholders by announcement on a Regulatory Information Service.
American Depositary Share Holders will be advised separately by the Depositary
of the deadline for receipt of forms of proxy.

Based upon the Company's experience of obtaining the necessary regulatory
approvals in the past, and the process and timetable for doing so, the Sale is
expected to complete between May 2006 and November 2006.

The Circular has also been submitted to the UK Listing Authority and will
shortly be available for inspection at the UK Listing Authority's Document
Viewing Facility which is situated at: Financial Services Authority, 25 The
North Colonnade, Canary Wharf, London, E14 5HS, telephone 020 7066 1000. In
addition, the Circular will also be posted on the ScottishPower website.

For further information please contact:

Jennifer Lawton - Head of Investor Relations          Tel: 0141-636-4527

Colin McSeveny - Group Media Relations Manager        Tel: 0141-636-4515

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