Tag: NRG Energy

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 »

NRG vehicle uses solar power to provide disaster relief (photos)

NRG has rolled out Power2Serve, a solar-powered 68-foot disaster relief vehicle and trailer designed to offer immediate portable power in areas hit by a disaster.  More »

NRG to restart power plant to meet summer demand for electricity

NRG Energy plans to fire up the mothballed SR Bertron natural gas-fired generation plant to help meet the growing electricity need as the Texas summer heats up.  More »

NRG expects more layoffs from GenOn merger

NRG Energy expects to lay off more than 200 more employees as a result of a merger with GenOn Energy earlier this year, according to state employment records.  More »

NRG paying $244M for Corpus Christi power plant

Power provider NRG Energy is paying roughly $244 million to buy a Corpus Christi cogeneration power plant that will expand the company’s electricity capacity in a part of the state where it is seeking to grow its customer base.  More »
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