LONGUEUIL, QC, Oct. 16 /CNW Telbec/ - Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. (TSX: INE) (the "Corporation") is pleased to announce that the Corporation's Executive Chairman of the Board of Directors, Mr. Gilles Lefrancois, will be a guest speaker at the Canadian Club of Montreal on Monday, October 20, 2008. The lunchtime conference will be held at the Saint James Club in Montreal, from noon to 2:00 p.m.
Mr. Lefrancois will discuss the myths and realities of wind energy, with a focus on the economic benefits of wind energy development in Quebec.
For additional information or to register: http://www.canadianclub-montreal.ca.
Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. is a developer, owner and operator of run-of-river hydroelectric facilities and wind energy projects in North America. The Corporation's management team has been involved in the renewable power industry since 1990. The Corporation owns a portfolio of projects which consists of one operating facility (8 MW), interests in nine development projects with power purchase agreements under construction or to be constructed between 2008 and 2012 (gross expected capacity of 565 MW), and prospective projects (gross expected capacity of more than 1,700 MW). Innergex Renewable Energy Inc. also owns 16.1% of the Innergex Power Income Fund, a publicly traded income fund listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (IEF.UN), and acts as its manager under long-term management agreements. Innergex Power Income Fund owns 12 projects in operation, with a total installed capacity of 340 MW.
Investors should note that some statements in this press release are forward-looking and may not give full weight to all potential risks and uncertainties. Forward-looking statements are, by their nature, subject to risks and uncertainties, and actual results, actions or events could materially differ from those set forth in the forward-looking statements. All forward-looking statements are only valid as of the date they were made. The Corporation does not undertake to update forward-looking statements except in accordance with applicable laws.