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June 15, 2012

For Release:

Immediately
CH Energy Group to Hold Special Meeting of Shareholders

(POUGHKEEPSIE, N.Y) CH Energy Group, Inc. (NYSE: CHG) will hold a Special Meeting of Shareholders regarding the Fortis Inc. (TSX: FTS) transaction at the Corporation's headquarters at 284 South Avenue in Poughkeepsie, New York. The meeting will be held on June 19, 2012, beginning at 9:00 a.m. eastern time, and will feature remarks by Steven V. Lant, Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer.

The meeting will be webcast live in listen-only mode, and can be accessed in the Investor Relations section of CH Energy Group's website at www.CHEnergyGroup.com. The webcast will be available for replay for approximately 30 days.

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