Nova Scotia Power Inc. approves preferred share quarterly dividends

    TSX:   NSI.PR.D

HALIFAX, Nov. 4 /CNW/ - The Board of Directors of Nova Scotia Power Inc. approved a quarterly dividend of $0.36875 per Nova Scotia Power Incorporated Series D First Preferred Share for the quarter ending December 31, 2009 payable on and after January 15, 2010 to Series D preferred shareholders of record December 31, 2009.

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 dividends.

About Nova Scotia Power

Nova Scotia Power Inc. is the largest wholly-owned subsidiary of Emera Inc. (TSX-EMA), a diversified energy company. Nova Scotia Power provides more than 95% of generation, transmission, and distribution of electrical power to 482,000 customers in the province. The Company is focused on new technologies to enhance customer service and reliability, reduce emissions and add renewable energy. Nova Scotia Power has 1,700 employees and $3.5 billion in assets. Nova Scotia Power Inc. preferred shares are traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol NSI.PR.D.

SOURCE Nova Scotia Power Inc.

For further information: For further information: Nancy Tower, Chief Financial Officer, (902) 428-6991; Jennifer Nicholson, Director, Investor Relations and Corporate Strategy, (902) 428-6347

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