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News Release

CL&P Alert to Customers



BERLIN, Connecticut – November 3, 2011 -- Connecticut Light & Power (CL&P) is asking customers to be wary of people who may telephone or come to their home and claim they are "from the electric company” or “CL&P.” CL&P has received reports of customers who were contacted and told that service to their home would be repaired for $200 cash. The individual was not, in fact, working for CL&P.

All CL&P employees carry company-issued identification and any contractor electricians working with CL&P carry documentation explaining the nature of their work at a specific address.

If you have any doubt regarding the authenticity of a phone call or visit from a person claiming to be a representative of CL&P, call Customer Service immediately at 800-286-2000 and ask the customer service representative to verify the call or visit.



The Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) has been part of everyday life in Connecticut for more than 100 years, providing safe and reliable electric service to homes, neighborhoods and businesses. With 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns, CL&P is improving the environments you live in, by offering programs in energy conservation, economic development and environmental stewardship. CL&P is a Northeast Utilities company (NYSE: NU). For more information, please visit www.cl-p.com , like us on Facebook at facebook.com/CTLightandPower and follow us on Twitter @CTLightandPower.
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MEDIA CONTACT:
CL&P Communications
(860) 665-5670




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