News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund to Present at CIBC World Markets 2008 Income Fund Conference

TORONTO, Ontario (October 6, 2008) – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB – “MPT”, the “Fund”) today announced that Gregory Smith, President and Chief Executive Officer, will present at the CIBC World Markets 2008 Income Fund Conference on Wednesday, October 8, 2008 at 10:45 a.m. ET.

Mr. Smith will provide an overview of the Fund’s solid performance and discuss the merits of investing in essential infrastructure assets, which generate stable, predictable cash flow throughout the economic cycle. He will also review the Fund’s strong financial position and growth opportunities. Mr. Smith’s presentation will be webcast live on the Fund’s website at www.macquarie.com/mpt and archived for a period of 60 days in the Investor Centre section, under the Presentations and Events tab.

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.

Forward-looking Statements
Certain statements in this news release may constitute forward-looking statements, which involve known and unknown risks, uncertainties and other factors that may cause the actual results to be materially different from any future results expressed or implied by such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements use such words as “may”, “will”, “anticipate”, “believe”, “expect”, “plan” and other similar terminology. These statements reflect current expectations regarding future events and operating performance and speak only as of the date of this news release.

Forward-looking statements involve significant risks and uncertainties, should not be read as guarantees of future performance or results, and will not necessarily be accurate indications of whether or not such results will be achieved. A number of factors could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements, including, but not limited to: risks associated with the Fund’s gas cogeneration, wind, hydro and biomass power generating assets and the power industry generally; risks associated with MPT’s interest in Leisureworld and the long-term care sector; risks associated with the structure of MPT; and risks associated with business, regulatory and economic conditions. The risks and uncertainties described above are not exhaustive and other events and risk factors including risk factors disclosed in MPT’s filings with Canadian securities regulatory authorities could cause actual results to differ materially from the results discussed in the forward-looking statements. The forward-looking statements contained in this news release are based upon information currently available and what the Fund currently believes are reasonable assumptions. However, the Fund cannot assure investors that actual results will be consistent with these forward-looking statements. These forward-looking statements are made as of the date of this news release, and the Fund and the Manager assume no obligation to update or revise them to reflect new events or circumstances. The Fund cautions readers not to place undue reliance on any forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date made.

For further information, please contact:

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