1/28/2010 TPZ

Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. Announces Availability of Annual Reports for Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp., Tortoise Energy Capital Corp., Tortoise North American Energy Corp. and Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc.

LEAWOOD, Kan. – Jan. 28, 2010 - Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C., the investment adviser for Tortoise Energy Infrastructure Corp. (NYSE: TYG), Tortoise Energy Capital Corp. (NYSE: TYY), Tortoise North American Energy Corp. (NYSE: TYN) and Tortoise Power and Energy Infrastructure Fund, Inc. (NYSE: TPZ) today announced the commencement of mailing of these companies' 2009 annual reports.

The annual reports are available online at www.tortoiseadvisors.com. A hard copy of these reports are available free of charge upon request by calling (866) 362-9331 or emailing info@tortoiseadvisors.com.

About Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C.

Tortoise is an investment manager specializing in listed energy infrastructure, such as pipeline and power companies. As of Dec. 31, 2009, Tortoise had approximately $2.8 billion of assets under management in five NYSE-listed investment companies and private accounts. For more information, visit our Web site at www.tortoiseadvisors.com.

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 jurisdiction.

Contact information: Tortoise Capital Advisors, L.L.C. Pam Kearney, Investor Relations, (866) 362-9331, pkearney@tortoiseadvisors.com