Supplemental Indenture

Seventy-Second Supplemental Indenture for Additional Subsidiary Guarantees

Exhibit 4.2

 

SEVENTY-SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE FOR
ADDITIONAL SUBSIDIARY GUARANTEES

 

SEVENTY-SECOND SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE (this “Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees”), dated as of October 9, 2012, among Energy Alternatives Wholesale, LLC, NRG Backup Generation Services LLC and NRG Homer City Services LLC (each, a “Guaranteeing Subsidiary” and collectively, the “Guaranteeing Subsidiaries”), each a subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc., a Delaware corporation (the “Company”), the Company, the Existing Guarantors set forth on the signature pages hereto (the “Existing Guarantors”) and Law Debenture Trust Company of New York, as trustee under the indentures referred to below (the “Trustee”).

 

W I T N E S S E T H

 

WHEREAS, the Company has heretofore executed and delivered to the Trustee an indenture (the “Base Indenture”), dated as of February 2, 2006, between the Company and the Trustee, as amended by a Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture (the “Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture”), dated as of August 20, 2010, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors named therein and the Trustee, providing for the original issuance of an aggregate principal amount of $1,100 million of 8.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Initial Notes”), and, subject to the terms of the Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture, future unlimited issuances of 8.25% Senior Notes due 2020 (the “Additional Notes,” and together with the Initial Notes, the “Notes”), a forty-first supplemental indenture, dated as of December 15, 2010, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors party thereto and the Trustee (the “Forty-First Supplemental Indenture”), a forty-third supplemental indenture, dated as of April 22, 2011, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors party thereto and the Trustee (the “Forty-Third Supplemental Indenture”), a forty-eighth supplemental indenture, dated as of May 20, 2011, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors party thereto and the Trustee (the “Forty-Eighth Supplemental Indenture”), a fifty-fourth supplemental indenture, dated as of November 8, 2011, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors party thereto and the Trustee (the “Fifty-Fourth Supplemental Indenture”), a sixtieth supplemental indenture, dated as of April 5, 2012, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors party thereto and the Trustee (the “Sixtieth Supplemental Indenture”), and a sixty-sixth supplemental indenture, dated as of May 9, 2012, among the Company, the Existing Guarantors and the Trustee (the “Sixty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture” and together with the Base Indenture, the Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture, the Forty-First Supplemental Indenture, the Forty-Third Supplemental Indenture, the Forty-Eighth Supplemental Indenture, the Fifty-Fourth Supplemental Indenture and the Sixtieth Supplemental Indenture, the “Indenture”);

 

WHEREAS, the Indenture provides that under certain circumstances the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries shall execute and deliver to the Trustee a supplemental indenture pursuant to which the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries shall unconditionally guarantee all of the Company’s Obligations under the Notes and the Indenture (the “Additional Guarantees”); and

 

WHEREAS, pursuant to Section 4.17 of the Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture, the Trustee, the Company and the Existing Guarantors are authorized and required to execute and deliver this Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees.

 

NOW THEREFORE, in consideration of the foregoing and for good and valuable consideration, the receipt of which is hereby acknowledged, the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries, the Trustee, the Company and the Existing Guarantors mutually covenant and agree for the equal and ratable benefit of the Holders of the Notes as follows:

 

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1.             Capitalized Terms. Unless otherwise defined in this Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees, capitalized terms used herein without definition shall have the meanings assigned to them in the Indenture.

 

2.             Agreement to Be Bound; Guarantee. The Guaranteeing Subsidiaries hereby become parties to the Indenture as Guarantors and as such will have all of the rights and be subject to all of the Obligations and agreements of a Guarantor under the Indenture. The Guaranteeing Subsidiaries hereby agree to be bound by all of the provisions of the Indenture applicable to a Guarantor and to perform all of the Obligations and agreements of a Guarantor under the Indenture.  In furtherance of the foregoing, the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries shall be deemed Guarantors for purposes of Article 10 of the Thirty-Sixth Supplemental Indenture, including, without limitation, Section 10.02 thereof.

 

3.             NEW YORK LAW TO GOVERN. THE INTERNAL LAW OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK SHALL GOVERN AND BE USED TO CONSTRUE THIS SUPPLEMENTAL INDENTURE FOR ADDITIONAL GUARANTEES BUT WITHOUT GIVING EFFECT TO APPLICABLE PRINCIPLES OF CONFLICTS OF LAW TO THE EXTENT THAT THE APPLICATION OF THE LAWS OF ANOTHER JURISDICTION WOULD BE REQUIRED THEREBY.

 

4.             Counterparts. The parties may sign any number of copies of this Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees.  Each signed copy shall be an original, but all of them together represent the same agreement.

 

5.             Effect of Headings. The Section headings herein are for convenience only and shall not affect the construction hereof.

 

6.             The Trustee. The Trustee shall not be responsible in any manner whatsoever for or in respect of the validity or sufficiency of this Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees or for or in respect of the recitals contained herein, all of which recitals are made solely by the Guaranteeing Subsidiaries and the Company.

 

7.             Ratification of Indenture; Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees Part of Indenture. Except as expressly amended hereby, the Indenture is in all respects ratified and confirmed and all the terms, conditions and provisions thereof shall remain in full force and effect. This Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees shall form a part of the Indenture for all purposes, and every Holder of Notes heretofore or hereafter authenticated and delivered shall by bound hereby.

 

[Signatures on following pages]

 

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IN WITNESS WHEREOF, the parties hereto have caused this Supplemental Indenture for Additional Guarantees to be duly executed and attested, all as of the date first above written.

 

 

 

GUARANTEEING SUBSIDIARIES:

 

 

 

 

 

ENERGY ALTERNATIVES WHOLESALE, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

NRG BACKUP GENERATION SERVICES LLC

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Name:

Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRG HOMER CITY SERVICES LLC

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Name:

Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

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ISSUER:

 

 

 

NRG ENERGY, INC.

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

EXISTING GUARANTORS:

 

 

 

ARTHUR KILL POWER LLC

 

ASTORIA GAS TURBINE POWER LLC

 

CABRILLO POWER I LLC

 

CABRILLO POWER II LLC

 

CONEMAUGH POWER LLC

 

CONNECTICUT JET POWER LLC

 

DEVON POWER LLC

 

DUNKIRK POWER LLC

 

EASTERN SIERRA ENERGY COMPANY LLC

 

EL SEGUNDO POWER, LLC

 

EL SEGUNDO POWER II LLC

 

ENERGY PROTECTION INSURANCE COMPANY

 

EVERYTHING ENERGY LLC

 

HUNTLEY POWER LLC

 

INDIAN RIVER OPERATIONS INC.

 

INDIAN RIVER POWER LLC

 

KEYSTONE POWER LLC

 

LOUISIANA GENERATING LLC

 

MERIDEN GAS TURBINES LLC

 

MIDDLETOWN POWER LLC

 

MONTVILLE POWER LLC

 

NEO CORPORATION

 

NEO FREEHOLD-GEN LLC

 

NEO POWER SERVICES INC.

 

NORWALK POWER LLC

 

NRG AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

NRG ARTHUR KILL OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG ASTORIA GAS TURBINE OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG BAYOU COVE LLC

 

NRG CABRILLO POWER OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG CALIFORNIA PEAKER OPERATIONS LLC

 

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NRG CEDAR BAYOU DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, LLC

 

NRG CONNECTICUT AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

NRG DEVELOPMENT COMPANY INC.

 

NRG DEVON OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG DUNKIRK OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG EL SEGUNDO OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG ENERGY SERVICES GROUP LLC

 

NRG GENERATION HOLDINGS, INC.

 

NRG HUNTLEY OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG ILION LP LLC

 

NRG INTERNATIONAL LLC

 

NRG MEXTRANS INC.

 

NRG MIDATLANTIC AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

NRG MIDDLETOWN OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG MONTVILLE OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG NEW ROADS HOLDINGS LLC

 

NRG NORTH CENTRAL OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG NORTHEAST AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

NRG NORWALK HARBOR OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG OPERATING SERVICES, INC.

 

NRG OSWEGO HARBOR POWER OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG PACGEN INC.

 

NRG RETAIL LLC

 

NRG ROCKFORD ACQUISITION LLC

 

NRG SAGUARO OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG SERVICES CORPORATION

 

NRG SIMPLYSMART SOLUTIONS LLC

 

NRG SOUTH CENTRAL AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

NRG SOUTH CENTRAL GENERATING LLC

 

NRG SOUTH CENTRAL OPERATIONS INC.

 

NRG TEXAS C&I SUPPLY LLC

 

NRG TEXAS HOLDING INC.

 

NRG WEST COAST LLC

 

NRG WESTERN AFFILIATE SERVICES INC.

 

O’BRIEN COGENERATION, INC. II

 

ONSITE ENERGY, INC.

 

OSWEGO HARBOR POWER LLC

 

RE RETAIL RECEIVABLES, LLC

 

RELIANT ENERGY NORTHEAST LLC

 

RELIANT ENERGY POWER SUPPLY, LLC

 

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RELIANT ENERGY RETAIL HOLDINGS, LLC

 

RELIANT ENERGY RETAIL SERVICES, LLC

 

RERH HOLDINGS, LLC

 

SAGUARO POWER LLC

 

SOMERSET OPERATIONS INC.

 

SOMERSET POWER LLC

 

US RETAILERS LLC

 

VIENNA OPERATIONS INC.

 

VIENNA POWER LLC

 

WCP (GENERATION) HOLDINGS LLC

 

WEST COAST POWER LLC

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Treasurer

 

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CARBON MANAGEMENT SOLUTIONS LLC

 

CLEAN EDGE ENERGY LLC

 

COTTONWOOD DEVELOPMENT LLC

 

COTTONWOOD GENERATING PARTNERS I LLC

 

COTTONWOOD GENERATING PARTNERS II LLC

 

COTTONWOOD GENERATING PARTNERS III LLC

 

ENERGY PLUS HOLDINGS LLC

 

ENERGY PLUS NATURAL GAS LLC

 

GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY (NY COM) LLC

 

GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY (NY RES) LLC

 

INDEPENDENCE ENERGY ALLIANCE LLC

 

INDEPENDENCE ENERGY GROUP LLC

 

INDEPENDENCE ENERGY NATURAL GAS LLC

 

LANGFORD WIND POWER, LLC

 

NEW GENCO GP, LLC

 

NRG ARTESIAN ENERGY LLC

 

NRG DISPATCH SERVICES LLC

 

NRG HOME & BUSINESS SOLUTIONS LLC

 

NRG HOME SOLUTIONS PRODUCT LLC

 

NRG IDENTITY PROTECT LLC

 

NRG NEW JERSEY ENERGY SALES LLC

 

NRG POWER MARKETING LLC

 

NRG RENTER’S PROTECTION LLC

 

NRG SECURITY LLC

 

NRG TEXAS LLC

 

NRG TEXAS POWER LLC

 

NRG UNEMPLOYMENT PROTECTION LLC

 

NRG WARRANTY SERVICES LLC

 

TEXAS GENCO FINANCING CORP.

 

TEXAS GENCO GP, LLC

 

TEXAS GENCO HOLDINGS, INC.

 

TEXAS GENCO OPERATING SERVICES, LLC

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

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COTTONWOOD ENERGY COMPANY LP

 

By:

Cottonwood Generating Partners I LLC, its General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

COTTONWOOD TECHNOLOGY PARTNERS LP

 

By:

Cottonwood Generating Partners I LLC, its General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ELBOW CREEK WIND PROJECT LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Controller

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GCP FUNDING COMPANY, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Management Board Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President, Treasury

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRG CONSTRUCTION LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Rachel Smith

 

 

Name:

Rachel Smith

 

 

Title:

Treasurer

 

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NRG ENERGY LABOR SERVICES LLC

 

NRG ENERGY SERVICES LLC

 

NRG MAINTENANCE SERVICES LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Name:

Gaetan Frotte

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRG ILION LIMITED PARTNERSHIP

 

By: NRG Rockford Acquisition LLC, its General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

NRG SOUTH TEXAS LP

 

By: Texas Genco GP, LLC, its General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Vice President and Treasurer

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEXAS GENCO LP, LLC

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Management Committee Member

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

TEXAS GENCO SERVICES, LP

 

By: New Genco GP, LLC, its General Partner

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ Christopher Sotos

 

 

Name:

Christopher Sotos

 

 

Title:

Treasurer

 

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LAW DEBENTURE TRUST COMPANY OF NEW YORK,

 

  as Trustee

 

 

 

 

 

By:

/s/ James D. Heaney

 

 

Name:

James D. Heaney

 

 

Title:

Managing Director

 

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