UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
PURSUANT TO SECTION 13 OR 15(d)
OF THE SECURITIES EXCHANGE ACT OF 1934
Date of earliest event reported: January 18, 2013
Exact name of registrant as specified in its
charter, address of principal executive offices and
registrant's telephone number
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
700 Universe Boulevard
Juno Beach, Florida 33408
State or other jurisdiction of incorporation or organization: Florida
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SECTION 8 - OTHER EVENTS
Item 8.01 Other Events
On January 18, 2013, NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc. (NEE), sold $450 million principal amount of its Series J Junior Subordinated Debentures due January 15, 2073 (Debentures). The Debentures will bear interest at 5.00% per year, payable quarterly. The Debentures are unconditionally and irrevocably guaranteed on a subordinated basis by NEE. The Debentures were registered under the Securities Act of 1933 pursuant to Registration Statement Nos. 333-183052, 333-183052-01 and 333-183052-02. This Current Report on Form 8-K is being filed to report as exhibits certain documents in connection with the sale of the Debentures.
SECTION 9 - FINANCIAL STATEMENTS AND EXHIBITS
Item 9.01 Financial Statements and Exhibits
The following exhibits are being filed pursuant to Item 8.01 herein.
Officer's Certificate of NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc. and NextEra Energy, Inc., dated January 18, 2013, creating the Series J Junior Subordinated Debentures due January 15, 2073
Opinion and Consent, dated January 18, 2013, of Squire Sanders (US) LLP, counsel to NextEra Energy, Inc. and NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc., with respect to the Series J Junior Subordinated Debentures due January 15, 2073
5(b) and 8
Opinion and Consent, dated January 18, 2013, of Morgan, Lewis & Bockius LLP, counsel to NextEra Energy, Inc. and NextEra Energy Capital Holdings, Inc., with respect to the Series J Junior Subordinated Debentures due January 15, 2073
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 thereunto duly authorized.
Date: January 18, 2013
NEXTERA ENERGY, INC.
CHRIS N. FROGGATT
Chris N. Froggatt
Vice President, Controller and Chief Accounting Officer