EVANSVILLE, IN--(Marketwire - February 3, 2010) - Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) announced the Board of Directors declared a quarterly common stock dividend of 34 cents per share, unchanged from the prior quarter. The dividend will be payable March 1, 2010 to shareholders of record at the close of business on February 16, 2010.

Last October, Vectren increased its quarterly dividend rate, extending Vectren and predecessor companies' record of increasing annual dividends paid to 50 consecutive years.

About Vectren

Vectren Corporation (NYSE: VVC) is an energy holding company headquartered in Evansville, Indiana. Vectren's energy delivery subsidiaries provide gas and/or electricity to more than one million customers in adjoining service territories that cover nearly two-thirds of Indiana and west central Ohio. Vectren's nonutility subsidiaries and affiliates currently offer energy-related products and services to customers throughout the Midwest and Southeast. These include gas marketing and related services; coal production and sales; and energy infrastructure services. To learn more about Vectren, visit www.vectren.com.

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