Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update

  Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. Provides Unaudited
  Balance Sheet Information and Asset Coverage Ratio Update as of Aug. 31,

Business Wire

LEAWOOD, Kan. -- September 3, 2013

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) today
announced that as of Aug. 31, 2013, the company’s unaudited total assets were
approximately $230.8 million and its unaudited net asset value was $193.1
million, or $27.78 per share.

As of Aug. 31, 2013, the company was in compliance with its asset coverage
ratios under the Investment Company Act of 1940 (the 1940 Act). The company’s
asset coverage ratio under the 1940 Act with respect to senior securities
representing indebtedness was 619 percent. For more information on calculation
of coverage ratios, please refer to the company’s most recent applicable

Set forth below is a summary of the company’s unaudited balance sheet at Aug.
31, 2013, and a summary of its top 10 holdings.

Unaudited Balance Sheet
                              (in Millions)     Per Share
Investments                   $    227.8        $  32.77
Cash and Cash Equivalents          0.1             0.02
Other Assets                      2.9            0.42
Total Assets                      230.8          33.21
Short-Term Borrowings              37.2            5.35
Other Liabilities                 0.5            0.08
Net Assets                    $    193.1        $  27.78
6.95 million common shares currently outstanding.

Top 10 Holdings (as of Aug. 31, 2013)
                                              Market            % of
Name                                          Value             Investment
                                              (in Millions)     Securities^(1)
Kinder Morgan Management, L.L.C. (equity)     $     18.8        8.2      %
Enbridge Energy Management, L.L.C.                  15.7        6.9      %
CMS Energy Corp. (fixed income)                     6.6         2.9      %
Enterprise Products Partners, L.P.                  6.6         2.9      %
NRG Energy Inc. (fixed income)                      6.5         2.8      %
DCP Midstream LLC (fixed income)                    6.3         2.8      %
El Paso Corp. (fixed income)                        6.3         2.8      %
TransCanada Pipelines Limited (fixed                6.2         2.7      %
PPL Capital Funding, Inc. (fixed income)            6.2         2.7      %
Midcontinent Express Pipelines (fixed              6.1         2.7      %
Total                                         $     85.3        37.4     %
^(1) Percent of Investments and Cash Equivalents.

About Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc.

Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (TPZ) invests in a
portfolio of fixed income and equity securities issued by power and energy
infrastructure companies. TPZ’s goal is to provide stockholders a high level
of current income, with a secondary objective of capital appreciation.

About Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC

Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC is an investment manager specializing in listed
energy investments. As of July 31, 2013, the adviser had approximately $13.1
billion of assets under management in NYSE-listed closed-end investment
companies, open-end funds and other accounts. For more information, visit

Safe Harbor Statement

This press release shall not constitute an offer to sell or a solicitation to
buy, nor shall there be any sale of these securities in any state or
jurisdiction in which such offer or solicitation or sale would be unlawful
prior to registration or qualification under the laws of such state or

Forward-Looking Statement

This press release contains certain statements that may include
“forward-looking statements” within the meaning of Section 27A of the
Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934.
All statements, other than statements of historical fact, included herein are
"forward-looking statements." Although the company and Tortoise Capital
Advisors believe that the expectations reflected in these forward-looking
statements are reasonable, they do involve assumptions, risks and
uncertainties, and these expectations may prove to be incorrect. Actual
results could differ materially from those anticipated in these
forward-looking statements as a result of a variety of factors, including
those discussed in the company’s reports that are filed with the Securities
and Exchange Commission. You should not place undue reliance on these
forward-looking statements, which speak only as of the date of this press
release. Other than as required by law, the company and Tortoise Capital
Advisors do not assume a duty to update this forward-looking statement.


Tortoise Capital Advisors, LLC
Pam Kearney, Investor Relations, 866-362-9331
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