June 18, 2008

Northeast Utilities CFO McHale to Present at Wachovia Nantucket Equity Conference

BERLIN, Conn., June 18 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- David R. McHale, Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of Northeast Utilities , will make a presentation to members of the investment community on Monday, June 23, 2008, at the 18th Annual Wachovia Nantucket Equity Conference being held on Nantucket Island, Massachusetts.

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The presentation will be Webcast beginning at 11:15 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time (EDT) and will be accessible from the Investors section of the Northeast Utilities Web site at http://www.nu.com/investors/presentations.asp. After the Webcast is completed, the presentation will be archived on the site.

Northeast Utilities , a Fortune 500 energy company based in Connecticut, operates New England's largest energy delivery system. NU is committed to safety, reliability, environmental leadership and stewardship, and expanding energy options for its more than 2 million electricity and natural gas customers. For more information on Northeast Utilities and our subsidiaries, visit the NU family of Web sites at http://www.nu.com/.

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Northeast Utilities

CONTACT: Jeffrey R. Kotkin of Northeast Utilities, +1-860-665-5154

Web site: http://www.nu.com/http://www.nu.com/investors/presentations.asp