News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund Declares December 2010 Cash Distribution

TORONTO, December 17, 2010 – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB.A – “MPT”, or the “Fund”) today declared a cash distribution for the month of December 2010 of $0.055 per trust unit. The distribution will be paid on January 17, 2011 to unitholders of record at the close of trading on December 31, 2010.

A distribution of $0.055 per unit will also be paid on January 17, 2011 to holders of record on December 31, 2010 of Class B Exchangeable Units of MPT LTC Holding LP, an indirect subsidiary entity of the Fund.

About Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund
Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund’s mandate is to invest in core infrastructure businesses in Canada and internationally. MPT aims to acquire and actively manage a high quality portfolio of long-life infrastructure businesses that will generate sustainable, long-term distributions and an attractive total return for investors. MPT’s portfolio currently includes investments in gas cogeneration, wind, hydro and biomass power generating facilities, representing approximately 350 MW of installed capacity. MPT is also currently developing a 20 MW solar power facility in Ontario. MPT is managed by an affiliate 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