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                                 TRUST INDENTURE

                            Dated as of March 1, 2000


                                      among

                              AES RED OAK, L.L.C.,

                              THE BANK OF NEW YORK,
                                   as Trustee


                                       and


                              THE BANK OF NEW YORK,
                               as Depositary Bank


                 Providing for the Issuance from Time to Time of
                           Bonds in One or More Series

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       830 MW (Net) Gas-Fired Combined Cycle Electric Generating Facility
               Borough of Sayreville, Middlesex County, New Jersey


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                                                   TABLE OF CONTENTS

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ARTICLE I DEFINITIONS AND OTHER PROVISIONS OF GENERAL APPLICATION.................................................2

   SECTION 1.1        DEFINITIONS, CONSTRUCTION...................................................................2
   SECTION 1.2        COMPLIANCE CERTIFICATES AND OPINIONS.......................................................23
   SECTION 1.3        FORM OF DOCUMENTS DELIVERED TO TRUSTEE.....................................................24
   SECTION 1.4        ACTS OF BONDHOLDERS........................................................................25
   SECTION 1.5        NOTICES, ETC. TO TRUSTEE AND COMPANY.......................................................26
   SECTION 1.6        NOTICES TO BONDHOLDERS; WAIVER.............................................................26
   SECTION 1.7        EFFECT OF HEADING AND TABLE OF CONTENTS....................................................26
   SECTION 1.8        SUCCESSORS AND ASSIGNS.....................................................................27
   SECTION 1.9        SEVERABILITY...............................................................................27
   SECTION 1.10       BENEFITS OF INDENTURE......................................................................27
   SECTION 1.11       GOVERNING LAW..............................................................................27
   SECTION 1.12       LEGAL HOLIDAYS.............................................................................27
   SECTION 1.13       EXECUTION IN COUNTERPARTS..................................................................28

ARTICLE II THE BONDS.............................................................................................28

   SECTION 2.1        FORM OF BOND TO BE ESTABLISHED BY SERIES SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE............................28
   SECTION 2.2        FORM OF TRUSTEE'S AUTHENTICATION...........................................................28
   SECTION 2.3        AMOUNT UNLIMITED; ISSUABLE IN SERIES; LIMITATIONS ON ISSUANCE..............................28
   SECTION 2.4        AUTHENTICATION AND DELIVERY OF BONDS.......................................................29
   SECTION 2.5        FORM AND DENOMINATIONS.....................................................................30
   SECTION 2.6        EXECUTION OF BONDS.........................................................................31
   SECTION 2.7        TEMPORARY BONDS............................................................................31
   SECTION 2.8        REGISTRATION, TRANSFER AND EXCHANGE........................................................32
   SECTION 2.9        MUTILATED, DESTROYED, LOST AND STOLEN BONDS................................................33
   SECTION 2.10       PAYMENT OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST, PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST RIGHTS PRESERVED.................33
   SECTION 2.11       PERSONS DEEMED OWNERS......................................................................35
   SECTION 2.12       CANCELLATION...............................................................................35
   SECTION 2.13       DATING OF BONDS, COMPUTATION OF INTEREST...................................................35
   SECTION 2.14       SOURCE OF PAYMENTS LIMITED; RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF THE COMPANY..........................35
   SECTION 2.15       PARITY OF BONDS............................................................................35
   SECTION 2.16       ALLOCATION OF PRINCIPAL AND INTEREST.......................................................36
   SECTION 2.17       MONIES UNCLAIMED...........................................................................36

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