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NRG Energy Joins the EV100 Initiative

NRG to Transition 100% of its Light Duty Fleet to Electric Vehicles by 2030
Press Release

HOUSTON, November 18, 2021 /3BL Media/--NRG Energy, Inc. announced its participation in the Climate Group's EV100 initiative, committing to electrify 100 percent of its light-duty fleet by 2030. This commitment expands the number of vehicles to be electrified beyond the goal first announced in June in the company’s 11th annual Sustainability Report1. NRG estimates that annual greenhouse gas emissions from the use of its light-duty vehicles are approximately 25,000 metric tons of CO₂ equivalent.

The Home Depot, The Hershey Company, and NRG Sign Solar Power Purchase Agreements With National Grid Renewables' Noble Project in Texas

Project to offset CO2 emissions by ~450,000 metric tons annually, will utilize First Solar Series 6 modules
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MINNEAPOLIS, April 20, 2021 /3BL Media/ – As part of this year’s Earth Day celebration, National Grid Renewables has announced the signing of three solar power purchase agreements (PPAs) for the Noble Project (Noble) currently under construction in Denton County, Texas. Noble consists of 275 megawatts (MW) of solar and 125 megawatt hours (MWh) of battery storage. The Home Depot and NRG have each executed individual 100 MW solar PPAs, and The Hershey Company has contracted for a 50 MW solar PPA.

20 C-Suite Sustainability Champions for 2021

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Mauricio Gutierrez, CEO, NRG; Houston

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Gutierrez is wise to the macro trends that favor clean energy, and has called sustainability "the glue that keeps all of our stakeholders working together toward a common goal with purpose." In 2019, Gutierrez issued a new goal of net-zero emissions by 2050, expecting to reach it halfway by 2025.

NRG's Mauricio Gutierrez Kicks Off Hispanic Heritage Month With We Are All Human Foundation's Hispanic Star Virtual Event

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Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month with NRG, as Mauricio Gutierrez kicks off our celebration by joining the We Are All Human Foundation's Hispanic Star Virtual Event.

See a recording of the event here

Regulation Within Reach: Texas Summer

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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. 

NRG Power Value: Safety and Well-Being

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Safety and Well-being are part of the core values at NRG and have always been a priority. As many team members adjust to a new home workplace dynamic, this value has taken on strengthened meaning. Working behind the scenes is benefits analyst, Janelle C., who supports many of our employee programs, including those related to wellness.

Continuing to #DoGood through “Operation Double Helpings”

by Mark Herrmann VP, Fundamentals & Structuring at NRG
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At NRG, we are driven to be active members of our communities. Many of us, both individually and collectively, give our support, our time, and our resources to nonprofit organizations dedicated to helping vulnerable members of our community. This need to help has only been heightened as we begin to understand the breadth of COVID-19.

CDP Recognizes Comprehensive Sustainability Program at NRG

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Our recognition as a leader in environmental stewardship by CDP brings us great honor.  Achieving an A- rating in Climate Change, Water Security, and Supplier Engagement, this designation affirms that our continued dedication to our sustainability program is signaling change across our sector and places NRG at the forefront of what is possible for our industry.

NRG: #StrongerTogether

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Here’s to the resilience and customer focus of our employees. Your dedication and skill have come to the forefront, helping essential businesses stay open and the lights to stay on. Our power is our people, during this time -- and all the time. We are #StrongerTogether.

Read more about ways NRG employees are giving back all year round.

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