NRG Energy Recognizes Business Customers During Inaugural Excellence in Energy Awards

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NRG Energy Recognizes Business Customers During Inaugural Excellence in Energy Awards

November 18, 2020 at 4:05 PM EST

PRINCETON, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 18, 2020-- NRG Energy, Inc. (NSYE: NRG) honored its top energy customers in efficiency, sustainability and community through the inaugural Excellence in Energy Awards held on November 18, 2020.

The Excellence in Energy Awards identifies customers by industry that demonstrate a strong commitment to planning and implementation of sustainability and energy efficiency goals and are also engaged in the community. With the launch of these awards, NRG is applauding the energy achievements and milestones of its customers.

“Our customers inspire us every day at NRG,” said Robert Gaudette, Senior Vice President of NRG Energy, Inc. “This event is dedicated to them. We want to recognize our customers for their effort in optimizing their energy solutions and giving back to the community. The awards are about celebrating the ways organizations are taking charge of their energy future and moving toward more multi-faceted approaches benefiting them and their communities.”

NRG is honored to announce its first Excellence in Energy Award winners.


Each organization demonstrated a significant and measurable environmental impact.

  • Archdiocese of Galveston-Houston
  • Bank of America
  • City of Houston

Energy Efficiency

Organizations were recognized for achieving success with new technologies, solutions, and upgrades resulting in energy reduction or savings.

  • Dallas Independent School District
  • Houston Methodist Hospital


Organizations were recognized for their achievements in community involvement.

  • Investment Corporation of America
  • YMCA Dallas Metropolitan

As a winner of the Excellence in Energy Awards, organizations further demonstrate and certify their excellence as an energy leader responsible with energy consumption and a good neighbor in the community.

Customers, brokers and account managers were invited to submit essay submissions outlining the achievements of the customers based on three categories: Community, Sustainability and Energy Efficiency. To be eligible, candidates needed to be a Reliant Energy or NRG Energy customer categorized as a large business with an active supply contract. Large business Sustainability and Energy Efficiency customers were also eligible.

Congratulations to all the organizations making advances on their energy journeys. NRG is already committed to recognizing excellence again in November 2021 for the next “Excellence in Energy” event.

About NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to more than 3.7 million residential, small business, and commercial and industrial customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, and by working towards a sustainable energy future.

Kevin L. Cole, CFA

Candice Adams

Source: NRG Energy, Inc.