October 26, 2007

(Bellevue, Wash. and New York, NY) October 26, 2007 - Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD), the parent company of Puget Sound Energy, a regulated utility providing electric and natural gas service to the growing Puget Sound region of western Washington, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement with a consortium of long-term infrastructure investors. The consortium is led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, and also includes Alberta Investment Management, Macquarie-FSS Infrastructure Trust and Macquarie Bank Limited.

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May Chong

Director, Communications

(416) 868-8657

mchong@cppib.ca

October 26, 2007

(Bellevue, Wash. and New York, NY) October 26, 2007 - Puget Energy (NYSE:PSD), the parent company of Puget Sound Energy, a regulated utility providing electric and natural gas service to the growing Puget Sound region of western Washington, today announced that they have entered into a definitive merger agreement with a consortium of long-term infrastructure investors. The consortium is led by Macquarie Infrastructure Partners, the Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, British Columbia Investment Management Corporation, and also includes Alberta Investment Management, Macquarie-FSS Infrastructure Trust and Macquarie Bank Limited.

Full News Release   

For further information contact:

May Chong

Director, Communications

(416) 868-8657

mchong@cppib.ca