News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund to Hold Third Quarter Conference Call

TORONTO, Ontario (October 16, 2008) – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB – “MPT”, or the “Fund”) today announced that it will hold a conference call on Wednesday, November 12, 2008 at 8:30 a.m. ET to discuss the Fund’s financial and operating performance for the third quarter ended September 30, 2008.

The event will be hosted by Gregory Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Harry Atterton, Vice President and Chief Financial Officer. To listen to the call, please dial 416-641- 6139 (Canada) or 1-866-542-4262 (North America). A replay of the call will be available until November 26, 2008, by dialling 416-695-5800 or 1-800-408-3053 and entering the passcode 3272978. The call will be accompanied by a live webcast with supporting slides, accessible in the Investor Centre section of the Fund’s website at www.macquarie.com/mpt.

The Fund’s third quarter results will be released after the close of market trading on Tuesday, November 11, 2008.

About Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund
Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund invests in essential infrastructure assets in North America with an emphasis on power infrastructure. MPT’s strategy is to acquire and actively manage a diverse, high quality portfolio of infrastructure assets to improve their financial performance and provide growing and sustainable distributions to unitholders. MPT’s portfolio includes investments in gas cogeneration, wind, hydro and biomass power generating facilities, representing approximately 350 MW of installed capacity, and a 45% interest in Leisureworld Senior Care LP, a leading provider of long-term care, or social infrastructure, in Ontario. MPT is managed by a wholly-owned subsidiary of Macquarie Group Limited. Please visit www.macquarie.com/mpt for additional information.

For further information, please contact:

Aaron Boles
Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: (416) 649 1325
Email: aboles@capstoneinfra.com