REG-BlackRock New Engy: Net Asset Value(s)

Wed Aug 29, 2012 11:23am EDT

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The unaudited net asset values for BlackRock New Energy Investment Trust plc at
close of business on 28 August 2012 were:

35.90p Capital (Pre Performance Fee)
35.90p Capital (Post Performance Fee)
36.13p Including income (Pre Performance Fee) - diluted for subscription shares
36.13p Including income (Post Performance Fee) - diluted for subscription shares


1. Under the investment management agreement dated 14 December 2006, a
performance fee is payable based on outperformance of the Company's benchmark
index if the Company's NAV reaches a high watermark of 55.58p. In accordance
with the AIC statement of Recommended Practice, the above NAV includes any
relevant performance fee provisions to the extent that the high watermark has
been attained. The NAV prior to the calculation of any performance fee
accruals, for the purposes of calculating the highwatermark, amounted to:
36.13p (including income).

2. Revenue items included in net asset value, with dividends payable deducted
on the ex-dividend date.

3. Following the conversion of 23,222 Subscription Shares into Ordinary shares
on 13 August 2012 the Company's issued share capital now comprises 234,968,732
Ordinary Shares, 11,900,000 Treasury Shares and 45,631,079 Subscription Shares.

4. For the latest daily net asset value, previous month end performance
statistics, asset allocation and ten largest holdings of the BlackRock managed
Investment Trusts; see BLRKINDEX on Reuters or page 8800 on ICB (Topic 3).
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