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Yankee Gas Services Company
P.O. Box 270
Hartford, CT 06141-0270
(800) 989-0900

News Release
Events Being Held in Hartford, New London and Meriden
MEDIA CONTACT:Mitch GrossJeff Tilghman
Office:(860) 665-5221(860) 665-3931
After Hours:(800) 286-2000(800) 286-2000

BERLIN, Conn., February 19, 2008 – During February, March and April, The Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P) and Yankee Gas Services Company (Yankee Gas) are sponsoring Energy Expos at events throughout the state. Customers are invited to join CL&P and Yankee Gas at an upcoming Energy Expo and learn ways to reduce their energy bills.

At Energy Expos, the companies distribute information on residential and commercial energy-efficiency programs and give customers the option to purchase energy-efficient lighting products. The events are designed to bring energy awareness to Connecticut residents through informational and educational displays, giveaways and materials.

The current schedule is:

Hartford Energy Expo at the Latino Expo
Saturday, February 23, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.; Sunday, February 24, 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Connecticut Expo Center, 265 Reverend Moody Overpass, Hartford

Hartford Energy Expo at the Hartford’s Home Builder’s Association 61st Original Connecticut Home & Remodeling Show
Friday, February 29, 4 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, March 1, 10 a.m. – 9 p.m.; Sunday, March 2, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Connecticut Convention Center, 100 Columbus Boulevard, Hartford

New London Energy Expo at the 27th Annual Southeastern Connecticut Home Show
Friday, March 14, 5 p.m. – 9 p.m.; Saturday, March 15, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.; Sunday, March 16, 11 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Connecticut College Dayton Arena and Athletic Center, Mohegan Avenue (Route 32), New London

Meriden Energy Expo at the 30th Annual Daffodil Festival
Friday, April 25, 3 p.m. – 7 p.m.; Saturday, April 26, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.; Sunday, April 27, 9 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Hubbard Park, West Main Street, Meriden

For more information and tips on how to use energy efficiently, please visit www.cl-p.com, www.yankeegas.com or www.ctenergyinfo.com.

The CEEF promotes efficient energy use, helps residents and businesses save on their electric bills, advances economic development, reduces electric demand and helps reduce air pollution. Connecticut Light and Power administers the CEEF through conservation programs that serve residential customers, including low- and fixed-income customers, as well as business and municipal customers. Connecticut’s energy-efficiency programs are funded by the conservation charge on customers' utility bills. Additional information on Connecticut's energy-efficiency programs can be found at www.ctenergyinfo.com.
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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 nearly 1.2 million customers in 149 cities and towns, CL&P is an active member in the communities it serves, offering programs in energy conservation, economic development and environmental education. CL&P is part of the Northeast Utilities System (NYSE: NU). For more information, please visit www.cl-p.com.

Yankee Gas Services Company (Yankee Gas) is Connecticut’s largest natural gas distribution company, delivering safe, reliable natural gas service to approximately 202,000 customers in 71 cities and towns. Yankee Gas is expanding Connecticut’s energy options and increasing customer choice by extending the availability of clean, efficient natural gas throughout the state. Yankee Gas is part of the Northeast Utilities System (NYSE: NU). For more information, please visit www.yankeegas.com.

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