Bahamas in charge of Barbados? Emera Announces leadership Appointments over their Energy Subsidiaries

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Chris Huskilson, President and CEO of Emera Inc.
announced executive changes at Emera Inc., Nova Scotia Power and Emera Caribbean today.
Rob Bennett has been promoted to the role of Executive Vice President and Chief Operating
Officer at Emera Inc.

In this new position, Rob will have a broader scope of responsibility,
overseeing all operating assets across Emera, where recent growth has created the need for
increased executive focus on operations and integration of new assets into the Emera family of
companies.

As part of his new role Rob will join Emera Executive team which includes Chris Huskilson,
President and CEO, Scott Balfour, EVP and CFO, Nancy Tower, EVP Business Development and CEO
of Emera Newfoundland and Labrador, Barbara Meens Thistle, Chief Human Resources Officer
and Bruce Marchand, Chief Legal Officer.

Bob Hanf has been appointed President and CEO at Nova Scotia Power. Bob has most recently been Executive Chairman of Light & Power Holdings in the Caribbean. Prior to that, he served as Chief Legal Officer for Emera. Bob has a track record of success at the operating company level having served for three years as President and COO of Bangor Hydro. Bob will continue as a Director for Light & Power Holdings and Barbados Light & Power.

Bob Hanf has been appointed President and CEO at Nova Scotia Power. Bob has most recently
been Executive Chairman of Light & Power Holdings in the Caribbean. Prior to that, he served as
Chief Legal Officer for Emera. Bob has a track record of success at the operating company level
having served for three years as President and COO of Bangor Hydro. Bob will continue as a
Director for Light & Power Holdings and Barbados Light & Power.

Both Bob Hanf and Sarah MacDonald will continue as members of Emera Business Council which
includes the leader of each of Emera’s affiliate companies.

“These changes reflect the growth of Emera and our operating companies and take advantage of
our leadership depth and strengthen our leadership capacity,” said Chris Huskilson, President and
CEO, Emera Inc. “This is an exciting time for our company and our people and we believe these
changes will help us to continue to deliver on our commitments to customers in each of these
markets and position us well for future growth opportunities.”

In Nova Scotia, Rob Bennett has led significant progress over the last number of years, including
improving system reliability, shaping the utility’s transformation away from coal to significantly
more renewable generation and a made in NS solution to GHG reductions, ” continued Mr.
Huskilson.

Bob will move the plan forward as we continue to transform how we make electricity
in Nova Scotia, enhance customer service and provide Nova Scotians with access to cleaner, more
stably-priced power. Similarly, we see activity in the Caribbean markets where customers want us to advance opportunities to stabilize electricity prices and move off of a reliance on imported
fuels. Sarah MacDonald is doing an excellent job in the turnaround plan for Grand Bahama Power
and I know she will apply her experience in stakeholder engagement, utility experience and
business development to our other Caribbean assets.”

Over the next five years, Emera expects to make more than $5 billion in investments in themarkets where its companies operate. These leadership appointments are an essential element ofEmera’s commitment to make sure the investments result in benefit to customers andshareholders.

Over the next five years, Emera expects to make more than $5 billion in investments in the
markets where its companies operate. These leadership appointments are an essential element of
Emera’s commitment to make sure the investments result in benefit to customers and
shareholders.

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