Canadian Utilities Realigns Business Groups to Enhance Growth Potential

CALGARY, ALBERTA--(Marketwire - July 10, 2009) - Canadian Utilities Limited announced today it has reorganized its operating subsidiaries into three closely aligned business groups: Utilities, Energy and Industrials.

The strategic realignment of the business groups is a continuation of a restructuring process that will maximize synergies between companies and ensure each division can improve its competitive position and overall growth potential.

"This restructuring positions our businesses for long-term, sustainable growth in the diverse markets and regions where we operate," said Nancy Southern, President & Chief Executive Officer, Canadian Utilities Limited. "This new structure strengthens our competitiveness as well as our ability to offer service excellence and diverse products of the highest quality."

The Utilities Business Group includes ATCO Gas, ATCO Pipelines and ATCO Electric.

The Energy Business Group includes ATCO Power, ATCO Midstream, and ATCO Energy Solutions.

The Industrials Business Group includes ATCO Structures & Logistics Ltd., the company formed July 1, 2009 when Canadian Utilities Limited and ATCO Ltd. amalgamated ATCO Frontec, ATCO Structures and ATCO Noise Management.

ATCO I-Tek and ATCO Travel will report directly to the corporate office.

Alberta-based Canadian Utilities Limited, with more than 6,800 employees and assets of approximately $9.0 billion, delivers service excellence and innovative business solutions worldwide with leading companies engaged in Utilities (pipelines, natural gas and electricity transmission and distribution), Energy (power generation and midstream services), Industrials (manufacturing, logistics and noise abatement) and Technologies (business systems solutions). More information can be found on our website

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