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Emera Approves Quarterly Dividends

January 4, 2019

HALIFAX, Nova Scotia--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan 4, 2019--On January 4, 2019, the Board of Directors of Emera Inc. (TSX: EMA) approved quarterly dividends on its common shares and First Preferred Shares, each of which is payable on and after February 15, 2019, to the applicable shareholders of record at the close of business on February 1, 2019, as follows:

1. $0.5875 per common share;

2. $0.1597 per Series A First Preferred Share;

3. $0.2206 per Series B First Preferred Share;

4. $0.29506 per Series C First Preferred Share;

5. $0.28125 per Series E First Preferred Share;

6. $0.265625 per Series F First Preferred Share; and

7. $0.30625 per Series H First Preferred Share.

Emera Inc. hereby notifies the shareholders of its common shares and First Preferred Shares that such dividends declared qualify as eligible dividends pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and corresponding provincial legislation.

About Emera Inc.

Emera Inc. is a geographically diverse energy and services company headquartered in Halifax, Nova Scotia with approximately $30 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’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 Inc.

Investor Relations:

Ken McOnie, 902-428-6945

Kenneth.McOnie@emera.com

or

Erin Power, 902-428-6760

Erin.Power@emera.com

Media:

902-222-2683

KEYWORD: NORTH AMERICA CANADA

INDUSTRY KEYWORD: ENERGY OIL/GAS PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE

SOURCE: Emera Inc.

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