Northeast Utilities to become Eversource Energy

Northeast Utilities (NU), which operates New England’s largest energy delivery company, today announced it will begin doing business under the new brand name of Eversource Energy on February 2nd.

All of the company’s subsidiaries, including Connecticut Light and Power Company (CL&P), NSTAR Electric, NSTAR Gas, Public Service Company of New Hampshire (PSNH), Western Massachusetts Electric Company (WMECO) and Yankee Gas Services Company (Yankee Gas) will adopt and operate under the Eversource name.

As part of the change, Eversource plans to trade on the NYSE under the ticker symbol ES. Changes to the company’s ticker symbol are expected to be effective at the beginning of trading on Thursday, February 19, 2015.