NRG Energy, Inc. (Form: 8-K)  






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

Date of Report (Date of Earliest Event Reported):   June 17, 2005

NRG Energy, Inc.
(Exact name of registrant as specified in its charter)

Delaware 2299303 41-1724239
(State or other jurisdiction
(I.R.S. Employer
of incorporation) File Number) Identification No.)
211 Carnegie Center, Princeton, New Jersey   08540
(Address of principal executive offices)
(Zip Code)
Registrant’s telephone number, including area code:   609-524-4500

Not Applicable
Former name or former address, if changed since last report


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Item 8.01 Other Events.

On June 17, 2005, NRG Energy, Inc. announced the launch of an exchange offer for its 8% second priority senior secured notes due 2013. A copy of the press release describing the exchange offer is included as an exhibit to this Form 8-K and is hereby incorporated by reference.

Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits.

Exhibit Number Document

99.1 Press Release, dated June 17, 2005

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Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, the registrant has duly caused this report to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned hereunto duly authorized.

    NRG Energy, Inc.
June 17, 2005   By:   /s/ Timothy W. J. O'Brien
        Name: Timothy W. J. O'Brien
        Title: Vice President, General Counsel and Secretary

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Exhibit Index

Exhibit No.   Description

  June 17, 2005 Press Release