HARTFORD, Conn. and BOSTON, Oct. 27, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Northeast Utilities (NYSE:NU) will webcast a conference call with financial analysts on Friday, November 7, 2014, beginning at 9 a.m. Eastern Standard Time, in which senior management will discuss the company's financial performance through the third 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 – Enterprise Energy Strategy and Business Development.

This listen-only, live audio presentation will be webcast by Nasdaq and will be accessible from the Investors section of the NU website at http://www.nu.com/investors/presentations.asp.

Institutional investors can also access a webcast of the presentation via Nasdaq'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 317 million common shares outstanding.  Learn more about NU and its family of companies at www.nu.com.
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