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.

NRG Energy is greening their business from the inside out with bold CO2 reduction goals

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 joins UDel V2G project

Honda Hops Aboard the Vehicle-to-Grid Train

Honda joins vehicle-to-grid demonstration project at University of Delaware.
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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…
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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…
Department of Energy launches Critical Materials Hub

$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 partners with epa for new green infraastructure

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…
Dept of energy solar decathlon solar pic

Dropping Solar Panel Costs and Grid Parity

Solar's tipping point is coming, and it may be as near as 3-5 years.
eagles football team to install solar panels and wind turbines at Lincoln Field

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…
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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 partner with NRG to install solar panels at FedEx Field

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…
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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…