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NRG ENERGY, INC.10Q
11/02/2017% 25Derivative Fair Value Measurements
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11/02/2017 81Interest Expense
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11/02/2017
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NRG ENERGY, INC.10Q
11/02/2017 105ITEM 6 EXHIBITS
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Description
Method of Filing333333$@0(Amended and Restated Backstop Commitment3+Incorporated herein by reference to Exhibit3+Letter, dated as of October 2, 2017, by and/'10.1 to the Registrant's Current Report
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