Investor News Release

NRG Energy, Inc. Announces Quarterly Dividend

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jan. 20, 2015-- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) today announced that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly dividend on the company’s common stock of $0.145 cents per share, or $0.58 cents per share on an annualized basis. The dividend is payable February 17, 2015 to shareholders of record as of February 2, 2015.

About NRG

NRG is leading a customer-driven change in the U.S. energy industry by delivering cleaner and smarter energy choices, while building on the strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive power portfolio. A Fortune 250 company, we create value through reliable and efficient conventional generation while driving innovation in solar and renewable power, electric vehicle ecosystems, carbon capture technology and customer-centric energy solutions. Our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

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