|USA – 11 states|
(President and CEO)
Number of employees
|10,468 (2015) |
NRG Energy, Inc. is a large American energy company, dual-headquartered in
When the state of Texas deregulated the electricity market,
In 2006, NRG Energy bought Texas Genco from a group of private equity firms for roughly $5.9 billion. Afterwards, in May 2009, NRG Energy acquired the retail operations of Reliant Energy. With those two moves, NRG's holdings represented most of the former HL&P and today serve 1.6 million customers in Texas. The retail operations continue to operate under the Reliant Energy name while old Reliant's wholesale operations became
Following the acquisition of Reliant, NRG extended its retail footprint with the acquisition of
NRG Energy completed its acquisition of
In September 2014, NRG acquired Goal Zero, a manufacturer of personal solar power products.
In March 2018 NRG acquired Xoom Energy, a mainly residential focused, retail energy supplier with 300,000 RCE customers. The sale price was $210 million.
NRG Energy holds the naming rights to the