HALIFAX, Feb. 9, 2012 /CNW/ - On February 8, 2012 the Board of Directors
of Nova Scotia Power Inc. (TSX: NSI.PR.D) approved a quarterly dividend
of $0.36875 per Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Series D First Preferred
Share for the quarter ending March 31, 2012 payable on and after
April 16, 2012 to Series D preferred shareholders of record April 2,
Pursuant to the Income Tax Act (Canada) and corresponding provincial
legislation, Nova Scotia Power Inc. hereby notifies its Series D
preferred shareholders that such dividends declared qualify as eligible
About Nova Scotia Power
Nova Scotia Power Inc. (TSX-NSI.PR.D) has provided electricity to Nova
Scotians for more than 80 years. The company provides electricity
generation, transmission, and distribution services to almost 490,000
customers in the province. Nova Scotia Power is transforming its
generation to reduce its carbon footprint and enable new economic
activity by replacing fossil fuels with renewable energy sources. The
company has $4.0 billion in assets and approximately 2,000 employees
who are dedicated to safe work, enhanced customer service, system
reliability and serving their communities. Nova Scotia Power is the
largest wholly-owned subsidiary of Halifax-based Emera Inc., whose
shares are listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange and trade under the
symbols EMA and EMA.PR.A.
SOURCE EMERA INC.
For further information:
Judy Steele, Chief Financial Officer (902) 428-6157 or Jill MacDonald, Manager Investor Relations (902) 428-6486.