Tag: NRG Energy

Lawyers to debate $590 million Houston transmission project

State regulators could decide as soon as next month whether a proposed $590 million transmission line to the Houston area will be allowed to move forward.  More »

Houston nonprofit banking on solar

Officials at the nonprofit say the savings from going solar will be redirected back into its mission.  More »

Texas power grid has first rotating outages since 2011

The state’s power grid experienced rotating outages for the first time since 2011 late Wednesday afternoon after a pair of power plants went offline.  More »

NRG reports $97 million loss as it outlines reorganization

NRG Energy Inc. suffered a $97 million in the second quarter, the company reported Thursday as it outlined plans to reorganize.  More »

NRG affiliate buys country’s largest wind farm

A company affiliated with NRG Energy Inc. will spend $870 million to buy the country’s largest wind farm, it announced Wednesday.  More »

Huge thermal plant opens as solar industry grows (photos)

A windy stretch of the Mojave Desert once roamed by tortoises and coyotes has been transformed by hundreds of thousands of mirrors into the largest solar power plant of its type in the world, a milestone for a growing industry.  More »

NRG offers free charging for some electric cars

Buyers of some electric cars will have an added incentive starting this year: Free charging for a year.  More »

Houston Auto Show electrifies some before they know it (photos)

As car enthusiasts streamed past sparkling SUVs and sleek coupes at the Houston Auto Show on Wednesday, some found themselves sitting in electric cars without even knowing it.  More »

NRG Energy to buy bankrupt Edison Mission Energy

NRG Energy Inc., the largest independent U.S. electricity producer, agreed to buy most of the assets of Edison International’s bankrupt Edison Mission Energy for $2.64 billion to expand its coal and wind holdings.  More »

NRG: Texas should require minimum power reserves

Texas should consider requiring additional electricity reserves to ensure that the system stays reliable, according to a new report issued Tuesday that was sponsored by NRG Energy.  More »

NRG Yield shares jump in IPO

The initial public offering for a subsidiary of NRG Energy Inc. got off to an electric start on Wednesday, jumping more than 24 percent in morning trading.  More »

NRG renewable-energy unit seeking up to $411M through IPO

A unit of NRG Energy Inc., the biggest independent U.S. electricity producer, plans to raise as much as $411 million through an initial public offering.  More »
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