Scott Hibbs, for investors, (503) 731-2123 Dave Kvamme, for media (503) 464-6272
April 8, 1998
PacifiCorp Offer for The Energy Group Remains Open Until April 28
PacifiCorp (NYSE: PPW) announced today that its cash tender offer for The Energy Group PLC (NYSE/LSE:
TEG) will remain open until 5:00 p.m. (EDT), April 28, 1998.
As of 5:00 p.m. (EDT) Tuesday, April 7, PacifiCorp Acquisitions had received valid acceptances under the offer
in respect of a total of 6,136,568 Energy Group shares and 820,677 Energy Group ADSs, representing in
aggregate 9,419,276 Energy Groups Shares or 1.80 percent of the issued ordinary share capital of The Energy
Prior to the commencement of the offer period on January 26, PacifiCorp Acquisitions, including all persons
acting in concert with PacifiCorp Acquisitions, owned, or had rights over 7,533,346 Energy Group Shares,
including Energy Group Shares represented by Energy Group ADSs.
Since January 26, 1998, PacifiCorp Acquisitions has acquired 45,987,079 Energy Group Shares (including
241,589 shares held by the PacifiCorp Master Retirement Trust before January 26, 1998), representing
approximately 8.8 percent of the issued ordinary share capital of The Energy Group.