|NRG ENERGY, INC. filed this Form 10-K on 03/01/2018|
Any question concerning the interpretation of this Agreement, any adjustments required to be made under the Plan, and any controversy that may arise under the Plan or the Grant Agreement shall be determined by the Committee in its sole discretion. Any decisions by the Committee regarding the Plan or this Agreement shall be final and binding.
The terms of this Agreement are governed by the terms of the Plan, as it exists on the Date of the Grant and as the Plan may be amended from time to time thereafter. In the event of any conflict between the provisions of this Agreement and the provisions of the Plan, the terms of the Plan shall control.
By entering into this Agreement, the Participant acknowledges that: (a) the Plan is discretionary and may be modified, suspended or terminated by the Company at any time, as provided in the Plan; provided that, except as provided in Section 18 of the Plan, no amendment to this Agreement shall adversely affect in a material manner the Participant’s rights hereunder without his or her written consent; (b) the grant of any award hereunder is a one-time benefit and does not create any contractual or other right to receive future grants of awards or benefits in lieu of awards; (c) all determinations with respect to any such future grants, including, but not limited to, the times when awards will be granted, the number of shares subject to each award, the award price, if any, and the time or times when each award will be settled, will be at the sole discretion of the Company; (d) participation in the Plan is voluntary; (e) the value of an award is an extraordinary item that is outside the scope of the Participant’s employment contract, if any, unless expressly provided for in any such employment contract; (f) an award is not part of normal or expected compensation for any purpose, including without limitation for calculating any benefits, severance, resignation, termination, redundancy, end of service payments, bonuses, long-service awards, pension or retirement benefits or similar payments, and the Participant will have no entitlement to compensation or damages as a consequence of any forfeiture pursuant to Section 8; (g) the future value of the Common Stock subject to the award is unknown and cannot be predicted with certainty, (h) neither the Plan, the award nor the issuance of the shares underlying the award confers upon the Participant any right to continue in the employ or service of (or any other relationship with) the Company or any Subsidiary, nor do they limit in any respect the right of the Company or any Subsidiary to terminate the Participant’s employment or other relationship with the Company or any Subsidiary, as the case may be, at any time with or without Cause, and (i) the grant of the award will not be interpreted to form an employment relationship with the Company or any Subsidiary; and furthermore, the grant of the award will not be interpreted to form an employment contract with the Company or any Subsidiary.
Whenever any notice is required or permitted hereunder, such notice must be in writing and delivered in person or by mail (to the address set forth below if notice is being delivered to the Company) or electronically. Any notice delivered in person or by mail shall be deemed to be delivered on the date on which it is personally delivered, or, whether actually received or not, on the third business day after it is deposited in the United States mail, certified or registered, postage prepaid, addressed to the person who is to receive it at the address set forth in this Agreement. Any notices delivered electronically shall be deemed to be delivered when transmitted and receipt is confirmed. Notices delivered to the Participant in person or by mail shall be addressed to the address for the Participant in the records of the Company. Notices delivered to the Company in person or by mail shall be addressed as follows:
The Company or the Participant may change, by written notice to the other, the address previously specified for receiving notices.
NRG Energy, Inc.
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