The guiding principal from the outset was very clear. In order to fulfill our purpose and the social contract with our customers, we needed to protect the safety of our workers. If we could do that, we could continue providing this vital resource to the community as a whole.
by Travis Kavulla, Vice President of Regulatory Affairs at NRG Energy
Lots of the best minds in energy are in hyperdrive these days thinking about what a low-carbon grid looks like and how to get there. In a timely contribution to the field, E3 is out today with a major study of that question, as seen through the lens of PJM, one of the largest electricity markets in North America.
In partnership with NRG Energy, Inc. and the Princeton Shopping Center, Sustainable Princeton hosted an electric “EVening” of fun and information about energy and how to use it efficiently. With plenty of space to social distance guest test drove an electric vehicle, took an e-bike on a spin, and learn the benefits of going electric, before dining and enjoying live music with friends.
From September 15 - October 15, the United States celebrates Hispanic Heritage Month to recognize the wealth of contributions Hispanic Americans have made to American history and culture. And while we continue to practice social distancing for the health and safety of our employees, it has never been more important to remain connected.
From generation to the light switch, energy regulation determines the what, where, why, and how of your power. And yet, for most, it is the most mystifying part of the power sector. Unless you are an energy aficionado, a legislator, or part of regulatory body, the world of regulation, and how it affects your everyday life may seem incomprehensible and daunting.
Rhonda R., Senior Telecommunications Engineer, IT, is passionate about collaborating with her colleagues, especially in times of change, to ensure they are effectively using technology to achieve their best results.
Transitioning to a work-from-home environment was a major shift for Rhonda and one that she struggled with at first. But, there was a silver lining. She had a chance to help NRG employees find new solutions and adjust to new technology.
This month’s NRG Snapshot spotlights news from across the company. Covering topics from the importance of environmental disclosure to our acquisition announcement, this edition brings you select NRG news and highlights from the month of July.
As we embark on a new decade, we would like to take this opportunity to recognize women whose efforts have led our company to its current success. We wish to recognize five powerful women essential to breaking new ground and making history both at NRG and in our sector. Continuously improving our business, these women solidify the importance of placing inclusion and diversity at the center of who we are and what we do. Please join us in recognizing the amazing strides they have made and the path they are laying towards a more inclusive industry.
NRG is a publicly-held energy company with a purpose to bring the power of energy to people and organizations. The company’s social impact platform, positiveNRG, engages employees, communities, and nonprofit organizations around NRG’s purpose, to drive impact at home and around the world. Purpose 360 welcomed Jennifer Brunelle, Head of Charitable Giving at NRG, to share the company’s purpose journey.