THE CORPORATE LIBRARY

Related Party Transactions and Outside Related Director Information

Northeast Utilities (NU)

4/4/2006 Proxy Information

The law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. provided legal services to various subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities during 2005, and received approximately $114,000 for such services. Ms. Cleveland, who is standing for re-election as a Trustee of Northeast Utilities, is married to John B. Garvey, who was a partner in the firm through December 31, 2005, but is no longer affiliated with the firm. None of the services provided by Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. were provided by Mr. Garvey personally, and Mr. Garvey receives no special compensation as a result of the firmÕs relationship with the Company. The firm has provided legal services to Public Service Company of New Hampshire, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities acquired by merger in 1992, since its formation over 75 years ago.

4/4/2005 Proxy Information

The law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. provided legal services to various subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities during 2004, and received $224,123 for such services. Ms. Cleveland, who is standing for re-election as a Trustee of Northeast Utilities, is married to John B. Garvey, a partner in the firm. None of these services were provided by Mr. Garvey, and Mr. Garvey receives no special compensation as a result of the firmÕs relationship with the Company. The firm has provided legal services to Public Service Company of New Hampshire, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities acquired by merger in 1992, since its formation over 75 years ago.

4/7/2004 Proxy Information

The law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. provided legal services to various subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities during 2003, and received $267,375 for such services. Ms. Cleveland, who is standing for re-election as a Trustee of Northeast Utilities, is married to John B. Garvey, a partner in the firm. None of these services were provided by Mr. Garvey, and Mr. Garvey receives no special compensation as a result of the firmÕs relationship with the Company. The firm has provided legal services to Public Service Company of New Hampshire, a subsidiary of Northeast Utilities acquired by merger in 1992, since its formation over 75 years ago.

4/7/2003 Proxy Information

The law firm of Sulloway & Hollis, P.L.L.C. provided legal services to various subsidiaries of Northeast Utilities during 2002, and received $358,884 for such services. Ms. Cleveland, who is standing for re-election as a Trustee of Northeast Utilities, is married to John B. Garvey, a partner in the firm.