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ES Public Service Co Of New Hampshire

Filed: 10 May 21, 6:47am

 

 

 

UNITED STATES

SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, D.C. 20549

 

FORM 8-K

 

CURRENT REPORT

Pursuant to Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934

Date of Report (Date of earliest event reported): May 10, 2021 (May 5, 2021)

 

Commission

File Number

Registrant; State of Incorporation

Address; and Telephone Number

I.R.S. Employer

Identification No.

   
1-5324

EVERSOURCE ENERGY

(a Massachusetts voluntary association)

300 Cadwell Drive

Springfield, Massachusetts 01104

Telephone: (800) 286-5000  

04-2147929
   
0-00404

THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

(a Connecticut corporation)

107 Selden Street

Berlin, Connecticut 06037-1616

Telephone: (800) 286-5000  

06-0303850
   
1-02301

NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY

(a Massachusetts corporation)

800 Boylston Street

Boston, Massachusetts 02199

Telephone: (800) 286-5000

04-1278810
   
1-6392

PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

(a New Hampshire corporation)

Energy Park

780 North Commercial Street

Manchester, New Hampshire 03101-1134

Telephone: (800) 286-5000  

02-0181050

 

Not Applicable

(Former name or former address, if changed since last report)

 

Check the appropriate box below if the Form 8-K filing is intended to simultaneously satisfy the filing obligation of the registrant under any of the following provisions (see General Instruction A.2. below):

 

¨Written communications pursuant to Rule 425 under the Securities Act (17 CFR 230.425)

 

¨Soliciting material pursuant to Rule 14a-12 under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14a-12)

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 14d-2(b) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.14d-2(b))

 

¨Pre-commencement communications pursuant to Rule 13e-4(c) under the Exchange Act (17 CFR 240.13e-4(c))

 

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
RegistrantTitle of each class

Trading

Symbol(s)

Name of each exchange on

which registered

Eversource Energy

Common Shares, $5.00 par value per share

ESNew York Stock Exchange
The Connecticut Light and Power CompanyNoneN/AN/A
NSTAR Electric CompanyNoneN/AN/A
Public Service Company of New HampshireNoneN/AN/A

 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is an emerging growth company as defined in Rule 405 of the Securities Act of 1933 (17 CFR §230.405) or Rule 12b-2 of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 (17 CFR §240.12b-2).

 

 

Emerging growth

company

Eversource Energy¨
The Connecticut Light and Power Company¨
NSTAR Electric Company¨
Public Service Company of New Hampshire¨

 

If an emerging growth company, indicate by check mark if the registrant has elected not to use the extended transition period for complying with any new or revised financial accounting standards provided pursuant to Section 13(a) of the Exchange Act.

 

Eversource Energy¨
The Connecticut Light and Power Company¨
NSTAR Electric Company¨
Public Service Company of New Hampshire¨

 

 

 

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Section 2               Financial Information

 

Item 2.02Results of Operations and Financial Conditions.

 

On May 10, 2021, Eversource Energy issued a news release announcing its unaudited results of operations for the three months ended March 31, 2021 and related financial information for certain of its subsidiaries as of and for the same period. A copy of the news release and related unaudited financial reports are attached as Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, and are incorporated herein by reference thereto.

 

The information contained in this Item 2.02, including Exhibits 99.1 and 99.2, shall not be deemed “filed” with the Securities and Exchange Commission (“SEC”) nor incorporated by reference in any registration statement filed by Eversource Energy or any subsidiary thereof under the Securities Act of 1933, as amended (the “Securities Act”), unless specified otherwise.

 

Section 5               Corporate Governance and Management

 

Item 5.02Departure of Directors or Certain Officers; Election of Directors; Appointment of Certain Officers; Compensatory Arrangements of Certain Officers.

 

On May 5, 2021, the Board of Trustees (the “Board”) of Eversource Energy (the “Company”) announced the election of Joseph R. Nolan, Jr. as a Trustee. Mr. Nolan was also appointed by the Board to serve on the Executive Committee. Also on May 5, 2021, the Board appointed William C. Van Faasen as Lead Independent Trustee.

 

Item 5.07Submission of Matters to a Vote of Security Holders.

 

(a)           On May 5, 2021, the Company held its 2021 Annual Meeting.

 

(b)           Shareholders voted on the proposals set forth below. For more information on the following proposals, see the Company’s Proxy Statement dated March 26, 2021. On March 10, 2021, the record date for the Annual Meeting, there were 343,321,049 common shares outstanding and entitled to vote. At the Annual Meeting, 298,454,997 common shares were represented, in person or by proxy, constituting a quorum.

 

(1)           Election of Trustees. The shareholders elected each of the 11 nominees to the Board of Trustees for a one-year term by a majority of the outstanding common shares:

 

Trustee For  

 

Against

  Abstained  

Broker

Non-Votes

 
Cotton M. Cleveland  254,579,208   13,435,169   920,087   29,520,532 
James S. DiStasio  261,645,003   6,359,213   930,249   29,520,532 
Francis A. Doyle  261,646,506   6,288,702   999,257   29,520,532 
Linda Dorcena Forry  265,160,578   2,855,879   918,007   29,520,532 
Gregory M. Jones  265,138,684   2,752,195   1,043,586   29,520,532 
James J. Judge  258,931,029   9,301,539   701,896   29,520,532 
John Y. Kim  260,489,476   7,341,625   1,103,363   29,520,532 
Kenneth R. Leibler  258,581,816   9,438,447   914,201   29,520,532 
David H. Long  259,156,644   8,629,828   1,147,992   29,520,532 
William C. Van Faasen  256,216,042   11,787,217   931,205   29,520,532 
Frederica M. Williams  264,124,410   3,875,277   934,777   29,520,532 

 

 

 

 

(2)           The shareholders approved, on an advisory basis, the compensation of the Company’s 2020 Named Executive Officers:

 

For  Against  Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
 237,476,169   29,288,831   2,169,464   29,520,532 

 

(3)           The shareholders ratified the selection of Deloitte & Touche LLP as the Company’s independent registered public accounting firm for 2021:

 

For  Against  Abstained  Broker Non-Votes 
 291,852,233   5,466,806   1,135,957   0 

 

Section 7               Regulation FD

 

Item 7.01Regulation FD Disclosure.

 

On May 10, 2021, Eversource Energy will webcast a conference call with financial analysts during which senior management will discuss the company’s financial performance through the first quarter of 2021. The webcast will be accessible from the Investors section of the Eversource Energy website at www.eversource.com. Attached as Exhibit 99.3 and incorporated herein by reference are the slides to be discussed by Eversource Energy during the conference call.

 

The information contained in this Item 7.01, including Exhibit 99.3, shall not be deemed “filed” with the SEC nor incorporated by reference into any registration statement filed by Eversource Energy or any subsidiary thereof under the Securities Act, unless specified otherwise.

 

Section 9               Financial Statements and Exhibits

 

Item 9.01Financial Statements and Exhibits.

 

Exhibit

Number

Description
99.1News Release of Eversource Energy dated May 10, 2021.
99.2Financial Report for the three months ended March 31, 2021.
99.3May 10, 2021 presentation slides.
104Cover Page Interactive Data File (embedded within the Inline XBRL document)

 

 

 

 

SIGNATURE

 

Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrants have duly caused this report to be signed on their behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

 

 

EVERSOURCE ENERGY

THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY

NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY

PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

(Registrants)

 

 May 10, 2021By:/s/ JAY S. BUTH
  Jay S. Buth
  Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer