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UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
WASHINGTON, D.C. 20549
FORM10-Q
QUARTERLY REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
For the Quarterly Period EndedSeptember 30, 2021
or
TRANSITION REPORT PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d) OF THE     
SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934

For the transition period from ____________ to ____________

Registrant; State of Incorporation; Address; Telephone Number;
Commission File Number; and I.R.S. Employer Identification No.


EVERSOURCE ENERGY
(a Massachusetts voluntary association)
300 Cadwell Drive, Springfield, Massachusetts 01104
Telephone: (800) 286-5000
Commission File Number: 001-05324
I.R.S. Employer Identification No. 04-2147929


THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
(a Connecticut corporation)
107 Selden Street, Berlin, Connecticut 06037-1616
Telephone: (800) 286-5000
Commission File Number: 000-00404
I.R.S. Employer Identification No. 06-0303850


NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY
(a Massachusetts corporation)
800 Boylston Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02199
Telephone: (800) 286-5000
Commission File Number: 001-02301
I.R.S. Employer Identification No. 04-1278810


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
Commission File Number: 001-06392
I.R.S. Employer Identification No. 02-0181050

Securities registered pursuant to Section 12(b) of the Act:
Title of each classTrading Symbol(s)Name of each exchange on which registered
Common Shares, $5.00 par value per shareESNew York Stock Exchange

Indicate by check mark whether the registrants (1) have filed all reports required to be filed by Section 13 or 15(d) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934 during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrants were required to file such reports), and (2) have been subject to such filing requirements for the past 90 days.
YesNo
 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrants have submitted electronically every Interactive Data File required to be submitted pursuant to Rule 405 of Regulation S-T (§232.405 of this chapter) during the preceding 12 months (or for such shorter period that the registrants were required to submit such files).
YesNo
 

Indicate by check mark whether the registrant is a large accelerated filer, an accelerated filer, a non-accelerated filer, a smaller reporting company, or an emerging growth company. See the definitions of “large accelerated filer,” “accelerated filer,” “smaller reporting company,” and “emerging growth company” in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act.
Eversource EnergyLarge accelerated filerAccelerated
filer
Non-accelerated
filer
Smaller reporting companyEmerging growth company
The Connecticut Light and Power CompanyLarge accelerated filerAccelerated
filer
Non-accelerated filerSmaller reporting companyEmerging growth company
NSTAR Electric CompanyLarge accelerated filerAccelerated
filer
Non-accelerated filerSmaller reporting companyEmerging growth company
Public Service Company of New HampshireLarge accelerated filerAccelerated
filer
Non-accelerated filerSmaller reporting companyEmerging growth company

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. ¨

Indicate by check mark whether the registrants are shell companies (as defined in Rule 12b-2 of the Exchange Act):
YesNo
Eversource Energy
The Connecticut Light and Power Company
NSTAR Electric Company
Public Service Company of New Hampshire

Indicate the number of shares outstanding of each of the issuer's classes of common stock, as of the latest practicable date.
Company - Class of StockOutstanding as of October 31, 2021
Eversource Energy Common Shares, $5.00 par value343,805,812 shares
The Connecticut Light and Power Company Common Stock, $10.00 par value6,035,205 shares
NSTAR Electric Company Common Stock, $1.00 par value200 shares
Public Service Company of New Hampshire Common Stock, $1.00 par value301 shares

Eversource Energy holds all of the 6,035,205 shares, 200 shares, and 301 shares of the outstanding common stock of The Connecticut Light and Power Company, NSTAR Electric Company, and Public Service Company of New Hampshire, respectively.

NSTAR Electric Company and Public Service Company of New Hampshire each meet the conditions set forth in General Instructions H(1)(a) and (b) of Form 10-Q, and each is therefore filing this Form 10-Q with the reduced disclosure format specified in General Instruction H(2) of Form 10‑Q.

Eversource Energy, The Connecticut Light and Power Company, NSTAR Electric Company, and Public Service Company of New Hampshire each separately file this combined Form 10-Q.  Information contained herein relating to any individual registrant is filed by such registrant on its own behalf.  Each registrant makes no representation as to information relating to the other registrants.



GLOSSARY OF TERMS

The following is a glossary of abbreviations and acronyms that are found in this report:

Current or former Eversource Energy companies, segments or investments:
Eversource, ES or the CompanyEversource Energy and subsidiaries
Eversource parent or ES parentEversource Energy, a public utility holding company
ES parent and other companiesES parent and other companies are comprised of Eversource parent, Eversource Service, and other subsidiaries, which primarily includes our unregulated businesses, HWP Company, The Rocky River Realty Company (a real estate subsidiary), the consolidated operations of CYAPC and YAEC, and Eversource parent's equity ownership interests that are not consolidated
CL&PThe Connecticut Light and Power Company
NSTAR ElectricNSTAR Electric Company
PSNHPublic Service Company of New Hampshire
PSNH FundingPSNH Funding LLC 3, a bankruptcy remote, special purpose, wholly-owned subsidiary of PSNH
NSTAR GasNSTAR Gas Company
EGMAEversource Gas Company of Massachusetts
Yankee GasYankee Gas Services Company
AquarionAquarion Company and its subsidiaries
NPTNorthern Pass Transmission LLC
Northern PassThe high-voltage direct current (HVDC) and associated alternating-current transmission line project from Canada into New Hampshire
HEECHarbor Electric Energy Company, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NSTAR Electric
Eversource ServiceEversource Energy Service Company
Bay State WindBay State Wind LLC, an offshore wind business being developed jointly by Eversource and Denmark-based Ørsted
North East OffshoreNorth East Offshore, LLC, an offshore wind business holding company being developed jointly by Eversource and Denmark-based Ørsted
CYAPCConnecticut Yankee Atomic Power Company
MYAPCMaine Yankee Atomic Power Company
YAECYankee Atomic Electric Company
Yankee CompaniesCYAPC, YAEC and MYAPC
Regulated companiesThe Eversource regulated companies are comprised of the electric distribution and transmission businesses of CL&P, NSTAR Electric and PSNH, the natural gas distribution businesses of Yankee Gas, NSTAR Gas and EGMA, NPT, Aquarion, and the solar power facilities of NSTAR Electric
Regulators and Government Agencies:
BOEM
U.S. Bureau of Ocean Energy Management
DEEPConnecticut Department of Energy and Environmental Protection
DOEU.S. Department of Energy
DOERMassachusetts Department of Energy Resources
DPUMassachusetts Department of Public Utilities
EPAU.S. Environmental Protection Agency
FERCFederal Energy Regulatory Commission
ISO-NEISO New England, Inc., the New England Independent System Operator
MA DEPMassachusetts Department of Environmental Protection
NHPUCNew Hampshire Public Utilities Commission
PURAConnecticut Public Utilities Regulatory Authority
SECU.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
Other Terms and Abbreviations:
ADITAccumulated Deferred Income Taxes
AFUDCAllowance For Funds Used During Construction
AOCIAccumulated Other Comprehensive Income
AROAsset Retirement Obligation
BcfBillion cubic feet
CfDContract for Differences
CTACompetitive Transition Assessment
CWIPConstruction Work in Progress
EDCElectric distribution company
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EDITExcess Deferred Income Taxes
EPSEarnings Per Share
ERISAEmployee Retirement Income Security Act of 1974
ESOPEmployee Stock Ownership Plan
Eversource 2020 Form 10-KThe Eversource Energy and Subsidiaries 2020 combined Annual Report on Form 10-K as filed with the SEC
FitchFitch Ratings
FMCCFederally Mandated Congestion Charge
GAAPAccounting principles generally accepted in the United States of America
GSCGeneration Service Charge
GWhGigawatt-Hours
IPPIndependent Power Producers
ISO-NE TariffISO-NE FERC Transmission, Markets and Services Tariff
kVKilovolt
kVaKilovolt-ampere
kWKilowatt (equal to one thousand watts)
LNGLiquefied natural gas
LRSSupplier of last resort service
MGMillion gallons
MGPManufactured Gas Plant
MMBtuOne million British thermal units
MMcfMillion cubic feet
Moody'sMoody's Investors Services, Inc.
MWMegawatt
MWhMegawatt-Hours
NETOsNew England Transmission Owners (including Eversource, National Grid and Avangrid)
OCIOther Comprehensive Income/(Loss)
PAMPension and PBOP Rate Adjustment Mechanism
PBOPPostretirement Benefits Other Than Pension
PBOP PlanPostretirement Benefits Other Than Pension Plan
Pension PlanSingle uniform noncontributory defined benefit retirement plan
PPAPower purchase agreement
RECsRenewable Energy Certificates
Regulatory ROEThe average cost of capital method for calculating the return on equity related to the distribution business segment excluding the wholesale transmission segment
ROEReturn on Equity
RRBsRate Reduction Bonds or Rate Reduction Certificates
RSUsRestricted share units
S&PStandard & Poor's Financial Services LLC
SBCSystems Benefits Charge
SCRCStranded Cost Recovery Charge
SERPSupplemental Executive Retirement Plans and non-qualified defined benefit retirement plans
SSStandard service
UIThe United Illuminating Company
VIEVariable Interest Entity
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EVERSOURCE ENERGY AND SUBSIDIARIES   
THE CONNECTICUT LIGHT AND POWER COMPANY
NSTAR ELECTRIC COMPANY AND SUBSIDIARY
PUBLIC SERVICE COMPANY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE AND SUBSIDIARIES

TABLE OF CONTENTS
 Page
PART IFINANCIAL INFORMATION
   
ITEM 1.
Financial Statements (Unaudited)
   
 
Eversource Energy and Subsidiaries (Unaudited)
 
 
 
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Common Shareholders' Equity
 
  
 
The Connecticut Light and Power Company (Unaudited)
 
 
 
Condensed Statements of Comprehensive Income
Condensed Statements of Common Stockholder's Equity
 
  
 
NSTAR Electric Company and Subsidiary (Unaudited)
 
 
 
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Common Stockholder's Equity
 
  
 Public Service Company of New Hampshire and Subsidiaries (Unaudited)
 
 
 
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Comprehensive Income
Condensed Consolidated Statements of Common Stockholder's Equity
 
  
 
   
 
 
The Connecticut Light and Power Company, NSTAR Electric Company and Subsidiary, and
Public Service Company of New Hampshire and Subsidiaries
  
   
   
PART II – OTHER INFORMATION
   
  
ITEM 1A.
Risk Factors
  
ITEM 2.
Unregistered Sales of Equity Securities and Use of Proceeds
  
  
SIGNATURES

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EVERSOURCE ENERGY AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED BALANCE SHEETS
(Unaudited)
(Thousands of Dollars)As of September 30, 2021As of December 31, 2020
ASSETS  
Current Assets:  
Cash$88,204 $106,599 
Receivables, Net (net of allowance for uncollectible accounts of $441,723
   and $358,851 as of September 30, 2021 and December 31, 2020, respectively)
1,288,758 1,195,925 
Unbilled Revenues176,325 233,025 
Fuel, Materials, Supplies and REC Inventory217,286 265,599 
Regulatory Assets1,016,304 1,076,556 
Prepayments177,869 105,620 
Other Current Assets108,807 146,819 
Total Current Assets3,073,553 3,130,143 
Property, Plant and Equipment, Net32,467,069 30,882,523 
Deferred Debits and Other Assets:  
Regulatory Assets5,458,928 5,493,330 
Goodwill4,453,618 4,445,988 
Investments in Unconsolidated Affiliates1,356,313 1,107,143 
Marketable Securities466,628 456,617 
Other Long-Term Assets737,946 583,854 
Total Deferred Debits and Other Assets12,473,433 12,086,932 
Total Assets$48,014,055 $46,099,598 
LIABILITIES AND CAPITALIZATION  
Current Liabilities:  
Notes Payable$711,000 $1,249,325 
Long-Term Debt – Current Portion798,880 1,053,186 
Rate Reduction Bonds – Current Portion43,210 43,210 
Accounts Payable1,289,225 1,370,647 
Regulatory Liabilities612,931 389,430 
Other Current Liabilities802,831 809,214 
Total Current Liabilities4,258,077 4,915,012 
Deferred Credits and Other Liabilities:  
Accumulated Deferred Income Taxes4,341,105 4,095,339 
Regulatory Liabilities3,907,582 3,850,781 
Derivative Liabilities256,569 294,535 
Asset Retirement Obligations505,005 499,713 
Accrued Pension, SERP and PBOP1,330,037 1,653,788 
Other Long-Term Liabilities974,497 948,506 
Total Deferred Credits and Other Liabilities11,314,795 11,342,662 
Long-Term Debt17,420,300 15,125,876 
Rate Reduction Bonds453,702 496,912 
Noncontrolling Interest – Preferred Stock of Subsidiaries155,570 155,570 
Common Shareholders' Equity: 
Common Shares1,789,092 1,789,092 
Capital Surplus, Paid In8,050,872 8,015,663 
Retained Earnings4,906,151 4,613,201 
Accumulated Other Comprehensive Loss(71,865)(76,411)
Treasury Stock(262,639)(277,979)
Common Shareholders' Equity14,411,611 14,063,566 
Commitments and Contingencies (Note 9)
Total Liabilities and Capitalization$48,014,055 $46,099,598 

The accompanying notes are an integral part of these unaudited condensed consolidated financial statements.
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EVERSOURCE ENERGY AND SUBSIDIARIES
CONDENSED CONSOLIDATED STATEMENTS OF INCOME
(Unaudited)
 For the Three Months Ended September 30,For the Nine Months Ended September 30,
(Thousands of Dollars, Except Share Information)2021202020212020
Operating Revenues$2,432,794 $2,343,642 $7,381,172 $6,670,497 
 
Operating Expenses:    
Purchased Power, Fuel and Transmission880,639 806,254 2,529,217 2,312,957 
Operations and Maintenance389,065 332,031 1,265,754 1,006,148 
Depreciation276,846 244,453 822,197 721,179 
Amortization45,236 57,515 158,860 130,687 
Energy Efficiency Programs143,796 145,047