NRG Energy: CSR & Sustainability News

NRG Energy, Inc., together with its subsidiaries, operates as a wholesale power generation company. The company engages in the ownership, development, construction, and operation of power generation facilities.

3p Weekend: 150+ Companies Commit to Science-Based Targets

More than 150 companies are now committed to ambitious emissions-reduction targets that align with the global effort to limit warming to "well below"…

10 Companies Paying Employees to Save the Environment

These 10 companies are leading the charge in sustainable company culture and environmental volunteering initiatives.

What Does Women’s Leadership Mean in 2015?

Nearly a century after women were granted the right to vote and a half century after the Equal Pay Act, the United States…

Our Moonshot: NRG’s Path To a Clean Energy Future

The chief sustainability officer of NRG Energy shares the company's bold CO2 reduction goals.

Honda Hops Aboard the Vehicle-to-Grid Train

Honda joins vehicle-to-grid demonstration project at University of Delaware.

20 Inspiring Quotes from SXSWeco 2013

SXSWeco 2013 had business leaders, nonprofit leaders and some people who were both. Benefit corporations, municipalities, the media, disruptors and even a celebrity…

The 10th Anniversary of the Northeast Blackout: Are We Any Better Off Today?

August 14, 2013 marks the tenth anniversary of the Northeast Blackout and yet, Americans are still dependent on the same aging grid system…

$120 Million for New Energy Innovation Research Hub

The Obama Administration has just launched a $120 million research program for new energy materials called the Critical Materials Hub, which is designed…

Philadelphia Inks Historic Green Agreement with EPA

Philadelphia Mayor Michael A. Nutter joined in an unprecedented 25-year agreement with the U.S. EPA that will pump $2 billion into the city…

Dropping Solar Panel Costs and Grid Parity

Solar's tipping point is coming, and it may be as near as 3-5 years.

Eagles Squeeze Sustainable Value from Football Stadium

The Philadelphia Eagles football team has already established a leadership position in the field of sports sustainability, and it is just about to…

VC Cleantech Investments Down 4.5% in 2011

Venture capital investments in US cleantech fell 4.5% in 2011, though transaction numbers held steady, according to Ernst & Young, a relative victory…

Washington Redskins Bring Solar Power to Millions of Football Fans

While some members of Congress continue trying to undermine federal energy programs that promote efficiency and clean fuels, D.C.’s own Washington Redskins football…

Bank of America Putting Billions into Solar

This deal is a really big deal. Bank of America announced an agreement this week with ProLogis, and NRG Energy and the US…