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Emera Incorporated Announces Results of Series C First Preferred Share Conversion

August 8, 2018

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Aug 8, 2018--Emera Incorporated (“Emera” or the “Company”) (TSX: EMA) announced today that after having taken into account all conversion notices received from holders of its outstanding Cumulative Rate Reset First Preferred Shares, Series C (the “Series C Shares”) by the July 31, 2018 deadline for conversion notices, less than the 1,000,000 Series C Shares required to give effect to conversions into Cumulative Floating Rate First Preferred Shares, Series D (the “Series D Shares”) were tendered for conversion. As a result, none of Emera’s outstanding Series C Shares will be converted into Series D Shares on August 15, 2018. The Series C Shares will continue to be listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX) under the symbol EMA.PR.C.

Forward Looking Information

This news release contains forward-looking information within the meaning of applicable securities laws. By its nature, forward-looking information requires Emera to make assumptions and is subject to inherent risks and uncertainties. These statements reflect Emera management’s current beliefs and are based on information currently available to Emera management. There is a risk that predictions, forecasts, conclusions and projections that constitute forward-looking information will not prove to be accurate, that Emera’s assumptions may not be correct and that actual results may differ materially from such forward-looking information. Additional detailed information about these assumptions, risks and uncertainties is included in Emera’s securities regulatory filings, including under the heading “Enterprise Risk and Risk Management” in Emera’s annual Management’s Discussion and Analysis, and under the heading “Principal Financial Risks and Uncertainties” in the notes to Emera’s annual financial statements, which can be found on SEDAR at www.sedar.com.

About Emera

Emera is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $29 billion in assets and 2017 revenues of more than $6 billion. The company invests in electricity generation, transmission and distribution, gas transmission and distribution, and utility energy services with a strategic focus on transformation from high carbon to low carbon energy sources. Emera has investments throughout North America, and in four Caribbean countries. Emera continues to target achieving a minimum of 75% of its adjusted net income from rate-regulated businesses. Emera’s common and preferred shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade respectively under the symbol EMA, EMA.PR.A, EMA.PR.B, EMA.PR.C, EMA.PR.E, EMA.PR.F, and EMA.PR.H. Depositary receipts representing common shares of Emera are listed on the Barbados Stock Exchange under the symbol EMABDR and on The Bahamas International Securities Exchange under the symbol EMAB. Additional Information can be accessed at www.emera.com or at www.sedar.com.

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CONTACT: Emera

Investor Relations:

Ken McOnie, 902-428-6945

Ken.McOnie@emera.com

or

Media:

902-222-2683

media@emera.com

www.emera.com

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OIL/GAS OTHER ENERGY PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: Emera Incorporated

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