News Release

Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund Declares March 2009 Cash Distribution

TORONTO, March 19, 2009 – Macquarie Power & Infrastructure Income Fund (TSX: MPT.UN; MPT.DB – “MPT”, or the “Fund”) today declared a cash distribution for the month of March 2009 of $0.08750 per trust unit. The distribution will be paid on April 15, 2009 to unitholders of record at the close of trading on March 31, 2009.

A distribution of $0.08750 per unit will also be paid on April 15, 2009 to holders of record on March 31, 2009 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 www.macquarie.com/mpt for additional information.

For further information, please contact:

Harry Atterton
Vice President & Chief Financial Officer
Tel: (416) 607 5198
Email: harry.atterton@macquarie.com

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