Support Directed to First Responders, Community Relief Funds, and Teachers
PRINCETON, N.J., Apr. 2, 2020 /3BL Media/-- As the battle to contain the COVID-19 pandemic continues, NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) announces broad efforts to aid those on the front lines of the pandemic response and provide relief to people adversely impacted.
Editor’s note: The following is adapted from remarks made by Mauricio Gutierrez, president and CEO of NRG, during an earnings call in late February, a rare instance of sustainability issues being front and center during a CEO investor presentation.
Every February, the United States commemorates African Americans who have overcome adversity throughout history and gone on to inspire others. Black History Month is about togetherness, and the people who have shown us that our differences and diversity are what ultimately make us a stronger and more compassionate country. This sentiment is close to us at NRG as we continue to celebrate inclusion and diversity as one of our Power Values. Our employees’ individual differences help fuel innovation and understanding so we can best serve each other and our customers.
Here at NRG, we bring the power of energy to people and organizations. Our energy serves many customers including those who wear an NRG badge every day. As the NRG power values are our driving force, our employees aim to empower these values every day.
Our new online account management (OAM) portal delivers an intuitive and interactive resource to our customers. During its initial launch phase, between November 2018 and May 2019, the OAM portal not only put energy information and functionality in our customers’ hands but also gave back and improved the quality of life for all the communities in which we serve. During this timeframe, every individual/customer who signed up for OAM was able to make a $50 donation to one of four non-profit organizations — on behalf of NRG.
We are proud to announce this year’s Virgin Pulse’s Global Challenge winners, known to NRG employees as the GET MOVING Challenge. The winner is the NRG Limestone Elite 7 team from our Limestone Generating Station in Texas.
NRG is proud to announce a ten-year structured renewable energy agreement with Wells Fargo. We will provide 62,000 MWh of renewable electricity annually to power approximately 400 Wells Fargo properties from a new utility-scale solar facility in Texas. The Renewable SelectSM plan helps the company meet their sustainability goals, reduce their overall carbon emissions, and support resiliency efforts in the region.