17 October 2005
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Contact Energy - Sale of 40% Interest in Valley Power Completed
Contact Energy Limited confirmed today the completion of the sale of its interest in the Valley Power Peaker Station in
Victoria, Australia, to Snowy Hydro Limited, an Australian generator and retailer of electricity.
Contact announced the sale of its 40% interest in Valley Power to Snowy Hydro in conjunction with the co-owner of Valley
Power, International Power and Mitsui & Co Limited, in late August.
“Contact is pleased to complete the sale. The sale is consistent with Contact’s decision to focus on its opportunities
in the New Zealand market,” said Contact’s Chief Executive, David Hunt.