HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON, April 23, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) will webcast a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, May 2, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time, in which senior management will discuss the company's financial performance through the first quarter of 2014. The discussion will be led by Jim Judge, executive vice president and chief financial officer, and will include Lee Olivier, executive vice president and chief operating officer. This listen-only, live audio presentation will be webcast by NASDAQ OMX and will be accessible from the Investors section of the NU website at http://www.nu.com/investors/presentations.asp. The webcast is also being distributed through NASDAQ OMX's StreetEvents Network. Institutional investors can also access the presentation via NASDAQ OMX's StreetEvents ( http://www.streetevents.com), a password-protected event management site. 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 more than 3.6 million electric and natural gas customers in Connecticut, Massachusetts and New Hampshire. NU is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NU and has approximately 316 million common shares outstanding. Learn more about NU and its family of companies at www.nu.com .
CONTACT: Media Contact: Jeffrey R. Kotkin, Northeast Utilities (860) 665-5154