Cleco announces schedule for its 2012 third-quarter earnings release and webcast

Wed Oct 17, 2012 5:27pm EDT

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PINEVILLE, La., Oct. 17, 2012 - Cleco Corporation (NYSE: CNL) announced today that it will release its third-quarter financial results on Tuesday, Oct. 30, 2012, after the market closes.  Executive officers of the company will conduct a webcast and conference call with analysts to discuss the company's financial results on Wednesday, Oct. 31, 2012, at 8:30 a.m. Eastern time (7:30 a.m. Central time).

Investors and other interested parties can access the live Internet audio webcast and a copy of the third-quarter presentation at www.cleco.com/investors.  For those unable to listen to the live webcast, a replay will be available on Cleco's website for 12 months.

Cleco Corporation is a regional energy company headquartered in Pineville, La.  Cleco owns a regulated electric utility company, Cleco Power LLC, which owns nine generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 2,524 megawatts and serves approximately 281,000 customers in Louisiana through its retail business and 10 communities across Louisiana and Mississippi through wholesale power contracts.  Cleco also owns a wholesale energy business, Cleco Midstream Resources LLC, which owns two natural gas-fired generating units with a total nameplate capacity of 775 megawatts.  For more information about Cleco, visit www.cleco.com.


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Tom Miller
(318) 484-7642

Media Contact:
Robbyn Cooper
(318) 484-7136

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