Press Release Details

AES Schedules Conference Call to Discuss Fourth Quarter & Full Year 2008 Financial Results

Feb 26, 2009
Conference Call Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. EST

ARLINGTON, Va.--Feb. 26, 2009-- The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) will host a conference call on Friday, February 27, 2009 at 10:00 a.m. Eastern Standard Time (EST) to review its fourth quarter and full year 2008 financial results.

The call will include prepared remarks and a question and answer session. It will be open to the media and the public in a listen-only mode by telephone and webcast. Interested parties may listen to the teleconference by dialing 1-866-229-5768 at least ten minutes before the start of the call. International callers should dial +1-973-200-3007. The reservation number for this call is 88006262. Internet access to the conference call and presentation materials will be available on the AES website at by selecting “Investor Information” and then “Quarterly Financial Reports.” From time to time, the Company posts new and/or revised materials on its website, and anticipates doing so in connection with this media event.

A telephonic replay of the call will be available from approximately 12:00 p.m. EST on Friday, February 27, 2009 through Friday, March 20, 2009. Callers in the U.S. please dial 1-800-642-1687. International callers should dial +1-706-645-9291. The system will ask for a reservation number; please enter 88006262 followed by the pound key (#). A webcast replay, as well as a replay in downloadable MP3 format, will be accessible at beginning shortly after the completion of the call.

About AES

The AES Corporation (NYSE: AES) is a global power company with generation and distribution businesses. Through our diverse portfolio of thermal and renewable fuel sources, we provide affordable and sustainable energy in 29 countries. Our workforce of 28,000 people is committed to operational excellence and meeting the world's changing power needs. Our 2007 revenues were $13.6 billion. To learn more, please visit

Safe Harbor Disclosure

This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of the Securities Act of 1933 and of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements include, but are not limited to, those related to future earnings growth and financial and operating performance. Forward-looking statements are not intended to be a guarantee of future results, but instead constitute AES’s current expectations based on reasonable assumptions. Forecasted financial information is based on certain material assumptions. These assumptions include, but are not limited to accurate projections of future interest rates, commodity prices and foreign currency pricing, continued normal or better levels of operating performance and electricity demand at our distribution companies and operational performance at our generation businesses consistent with historical levels, as well as achievements of planned productivity improvements and incremental growth from investments at investment levels and rates of return consistent with prior experience. For additional assumptions see the Appendix to this presentation.

Actual results could differ materially from those projected in our forward-looking statements due to risks, uncertainties and other factors. Important factors that could affect actual results are discussed in AES’s filings with theSecurities and Exchange Commission including but not limited to the risks discussed under Item 1A “Risk Factors” in the Company’s Annual Report on Form 10-K for the year ended December 31, 2008, as well as our other SECfilings. AES undertakes no obligation to update or revise any forward-looking statements, whether as a result of new information, future events or otherwise.

Source: The AES Corporation

The AES Corporation
Meghan Dotter, 703-682-6670
Ahmed Pasha, 703-682-6451