ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, August 4 /PRNewswire/ --

- TAQA to Announce Second Quarter and First Half 2008 Results on August 7

- Conference Call Details Below

The Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC, a publicly listed company on the Abu Dhabi Securities Exchange (ADX: TAQA), announced today that it will release its second quarter and first half 2008 financial results for the period ending June 30, 2008 before markets open on Thursday August 7, 2008. In conjunction with the financial results release there is a scheduled conference call at 16:00 hrs (UAE time) on Thursday, August 7, 2008.

The conference call will be hosted by the Company's Chief Executive Officer, Mr. Peter Barker Homek, and Chief Financial Officer, Mr. Doug Fraser.

Announcement: TAQA Q2 and First Half 2008 Financial Results Conference Call Date: Thursday August 7, 2008 Time: 16:00 (UAE time), 13.00 (UK time), 08.00 (Eastern Standard Time) UAE dial-in Number: 800-044-0248 International dial-in Number: +44(0)208-322-2048 Password: TAQA Participants will be asked to quote the password when dialing into the conference.

A results presentation will be available on the investor relations section of TAQA's website (http://www.taqa.ae) one hour before the call

For those who cannot listen to the live call, an instant telephonic replay service will be available for seven days on the following number:

International replay: +44(0)208-196-1998

Passcode: 179378

An archive sound file of the conference call will also be available shortly after the call on the "Investor Relations" section of the Company's website, http://www.taqa.ae, in addition to a transcript of the call.

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About Abu Dhabi National Energy Company PJSC (TAQA)

Founded in 2005, TAQA (Abu Dhabi National Energy Company (PJSC)) is a global energy company with a growing asset base of AED 86 billion (USD 23.4 billion). One of the largest companies listed on the Abu Dhabi Securities Market (ADSM), with 2007 revenues of more than AED 8 billion (USD 2 billion), TAQA is a flagship corporation for the Government of Abu Dhabi.

TAQA's strategic goal is to build and operate a geographically diverse global portfolio of energy businesses across the value chain. It has operations in power generation, water desalination, upstream oil/gas, pipelines, and gas storage.

TAQA employs approximately 2,800 people from 38 different nations and operates from its offices in: Abu Dhabi; Ann Arbor, Michigan; Aberdeen; Amsterdam; Calgary and The Hague. This footprint is further extended through alliances with partners across Africa, the Middle East, Europe, North America and India.

Contact Details: TAQA Tanis Thacker Head of Investor Relations +971-2-691-4933 UAE Daniela Fleischmann, Capital MS&L +971-4-367-6164 daniela.fleischmann@capitalmsl.com London Claire Maloney, Capital MS&L +44-207-307-5341 claire.maloney@capitalmsl.com

Contact Details: TAQA, Tanis Thacker, Head of Investor Relations, +971-2-691-4933; UAE, Daniela Fleischmann, Capital MS&L, +971-4-367-6164, daniela.fleischmann@capitalmsl.com; London, Claire Maloney, Capital MS&L, +44-207-307-5341, claire.maloney@capitalmsl.com