Emera Incorporated, an energy and services company, through its subsidiaries, engages in the generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity to various customers. The company operates through Florida Electric Utility, Canadian Electric Utilities, Other Electric Utilities, Gas Utilities and Infrastructure, and Other segments. It generates electricity through coal-fired, natural gas and/or oil, hydro, wind, solar, petcoke, and biomass-fueled power plants.
The company is also involved in the purchase, transmission, distribution, and sale of natural gas; and the provision of energy marketing, trading, and other energy asset management services. In addition, it transports re-gasified liquefied natural gas from Saint John, New Brunswick to consumers in the northeastern United States through its 145-kilometer pipeline. As of December 31, 2020, the company's electric utilities served approximately 792,500 customers in West Central Florida; 529,000 customers in Nova Scotia; 131,000 customers in the island of Barbados; 19,000 customers in the Grand Bahama Island; and 34,000 customers in the island of Dominica, as well as gas utilities and infrastructure served approximately 426,000 customers across Florida and 540,000 customers in New Mexico.
It also provides insurance and reinsurance services to Emera and its affiliates, as well as offers financing services.