News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund Declares October 2008 Cash Distribution

TORONTO, October 21, 2008 – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB – “MPT”, or the “Fund”) today declared a cash distribution for the month of October 2008 of $0.08750 per trust unit. The distribution will be paid on November 17, 2008 to unitholders of record at the close of trading on October 31, 2008.

A distribution of $0.08750 per unit will also be paid on November 17, 2008 to holders of record on October 31, 2008 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 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 an affiliate of Macquarie Group Limited. Please visit for additional information.

For further information, please contact:

Harry Atterton
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (416) 607 5198

Aaron Boles
Vice President, Communications and Investor Relations
Tel: (416) 649 1325