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As filed with the Securities and Exchange Commission on March 25, 2008

Registration No. 333-85613    



SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION

Washington, DC 20549

  

POST-EFFECTIVE AMENDMENT NO. 1 TO
FORM S-4

REGISTRATION STATEMENT
UNDER
THE SECURITIES ACT OF 1933

  

NORTHEAST UTILITIES

(Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in its Charter)

 (Exact Name of Registrant as Specified in Its Charter)

Massachusetts
(State of Incorporation)

 

04-2147929
(IRS Employer Identification Number)


One Federal Street, Building 111-4, Springfield, MA 01105     (413) 785-5871
(Address, Including Zip Code, and Telephone Number, Including Area Code, of Principal Executive Offices)


Kerry J. Kuhlman

Vice President and Secretary

Northeast Utilities Service Company
107 Selden Street
Berlin, CT 06037
(860) 665-5000
(Name, address and telephone number, including area code, of Agent for Service)








This Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to Form S-4 Registration Statement is being filed solely to remove from registration securities that were registered and will not be issued in connection with the Registrant’s offering.

  

      On August 20, 1999, Northeast Utilities (the “Registrant”) filed its Registration Statement on Form S-4 (No. 333-85613) (the “Registration Statement”) with the Securities and Exchange Commission with respect to 12,000,000 of the Registrant’s common shares which were to be issued in connection with the Registrant’s merger with Yankee Energy Systems, Inc.


      On March 1, 2000, the merger was consummated and 11,144,762 common shares of the Registrant were issued. No further common shares will be issued in connection with the merger.


     The Registrant is filing this Post-Effective Amendment No. 1 to the Registration Statement to withdraw the Registration Statement, including all exhibits to the Registration Statement, with respect to all unsold Registrant common shares registered under the Registration Statement.



SIGNATURES

        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, Northeast Utilities, the Registrant has duly caused this Registration Statement to be signed on its behalf by the undersigned, thereunto duly authorized, in the City of Berlin, State of Connecticut on the 25th day of March, 2008.

 

 

NORTHEAST UTILITIES
(REGISTRANT)


 


 


By:


/s/ Charles W. Shivery


Charles W. Shivery
Chairman of the Board,
President and Chief Executive Officer


        Pursuant to the requirements of the Securities Act of 1933, this Registration Statement has been signed below by the following persons in the capacities and on the dates indicated.

SIGNATURE

 

TITLE

 

DATE


 


 


 


 


 

/s/ Charles W. Shivery


Charles W. Shivery

 


Chairman of the Board, President and Chief Executive Officer and a Trustee

 


March 25, 2008


/s/ David R. McHale


David R. McHale


 



Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer


 



March 25, 2008


/s/ Shirley M. Payne


Shirley M. Payne


 




Vice President—Accounting and Controller


 




March 25, 2008



Richard H. Booth


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008






*


Cotton M. Cleveland


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008




Sanford Cloud, Jr.


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008




James F. Cordes


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008


*


E. Gail de Planque


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008




John G. Graham


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008


*


Elizabeth T. Kennan


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008




Kenneth Liebler


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008


*


Robert E. Patricelli


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008


*


John F. Swope


 


Trustee


 


March 25, 2008



*By:  /s/ Jeffrey C. Miller

           Jeffrey C. Miller

         Attorney-in-Fact

 




 


March 25, 2008