Andrea Rosen Joins Emera Board

    HALIFAX, March 6 /CNW/ - (EMA-TSX): Emera Inc. is pleased to announce the
appointment of Andrea Rosen to the Board of Directors of the company. Ms.
Rosen was formerly Vice-Chair of TD Bank Financial Group and President of TD
Canada Trust. She brings significant financial and business experience to
Emera, earned over a 20 year career in investment banking, commercial banking
and business management.
    "We are very pleased to have a person of Ms. Rosen's stature as a
Director of Emera," said Derek Oland, Chairman of the Board. "Her extensive
business experience, and in particular, her financial expertise will be of
great benefit to Emera as the company executes its growth agenda."
    Ms. Rosen graduated magna cum laude from Yale University, and also holds
a combined L.L.B / M.B.A. from Osgoode Hall Law School and the Schulich School
of Business at York University. She also serves as a Director of Hiscox Ltd.,
an international specialist insurer, and has been named one of the 100 Most
Powerful Women in Canada.

    About Emera

    Emera Inc. (EMA-TSX) is an energy and services company with $4.0 billion
in assets. Electricity is Emera's core business. The company has two
wholly-owned regulated electric utility subsidiaries, Nova Scotia Power Inc.
and Bangor Hydro-Electric Company, which together serve 590,000 customers.
Emera also owns 19% of St. Lucia Electricity Services Limited, which serves
more than 50,000 customers on the Caribbean island of St. Lucia. In addition
to its electric utility investments, Emera has a joint venture interest in
Bear Swamp, a 600 megawatt pumped storage hydro-electric facility in northern
Massachusetts; a 12.9% interest in the Maritimes & Northeast Pipeline; and
Emera Energy Services which manages energy assets on behalf of third parties
and provides related services. Visit Emera on the web at

For further information:

For further information: Judy Steele, FCA, Director, Investor and
External Relations, (902) 428-6999

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