Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) will webcast a conference call with financial analysts on Tuesday, July 31, 2012, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, in which senior management will discuss the company's financial performance through the second quarter of 2012.

The discussion will be led by James J. Judge, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer of NU, and Lee Olivier, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer.

This listen-only, live audio call is being webcast by Thomson Reuters and will be accessible from the Investors section of the NU website at www.nu.com/investors/presentations.asp.

The webcast is also being distributed through the Thomson Reuters’ StreetEvents Network. Individual investors can listen to the call at www.earnings.com, Thomson Reuters’ individual investor portal, powered by StreetEvents. After the webcast is completed, it will be archived on the site for one year. Institutional investors can also access the call via Thomson Reuters’ StreetEvents ( www.streetevents.com), a password-protected event management site.

About NU

Northeast Utilities (NU) operates New England’s largest energy delivery company. NU and its companies are committed to safety, reliability, environmental leadership and stewardship, as well as expanding energy options for its approximately 3.5 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. Headquartered in Hartford, CT and Boston, MA, NU is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NU. Learn more about NU and its family of companies at www.nu.com.

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