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Energy Plus Ranked 7th Fastest Growing Company on the 2011 Philadelphia 100

October 28, 2011

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 28, 2011 /PRNewswire/ — Energy Plus Holdings LLC, one of the nation’s fastest-growing energy companies, is ranked number seven on the prestigious Philadelphia 100, an annual program that honors the region’s fastest growing, privately held businesses. Rankings and winners are based on the 3-year revenue growth rate from 2008 to 2010.

“This recognition underscores our success in bringing innovation to the retail energy industry, as well as offering valuable rewards and superior products and services to our customers,” said Kevin Kleinschmidt, President and CEO of Energy Plus. “We’re proud to be named amongst the most dynamic companies in our area, and look forward to continuing our growth, which will result in even more jobs and revenue for the region.”

Now in its 23rd year, the Philadelphia 100 is a joint project of the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, Philadelphia Business Journal and the Wharton Small Business Development Center. Fully merit-based, the integrity of the ranking process makes the Philadelphia 100 one of the most sought after awards in the region.

Rankings were unveiled at the official awards event, held on October 27th at the Annenberg Center in Philadelphia, and will be featured in the November 4th edition of the Philadelphia Business Journal.

Energy Plus was acquired by Princeton, NJ-based NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) in September of this year. Now serving more than 180,000 customers, Energy Plus is the only energy company to offer choice, superior service, green energy options and an ongoing rewards program to every customer. In addition to ranking on the Philadelphia 100, the Company has also been named a 2011 Deloitte Fast 50 Rising Star and 2011 Top Workplace by the Philadelphia Inquirer.

About Energy Plus Holdings

Energy Plus®, an NRG Energy company, is one of the nation’s fastest-growing energy companies, serving more than 180,000 customers and offering electricity service in seven states and natural gas service in three states through its affiliate Energy Plus Natural Gas LP. As the only company to offer energy choice, superior service, green energy options and an ongoing rewards program to every customer, Energy Plus is becoming the preferred energy company for an increasing number of homes and small businesses. Energy Plus enables consumers to benefit from the money they already spend each month on energy through a unique rewards program featuring cash-back, airline miles, hotel and retail points, and college savings from 100 industry-leading partners and associations. Energy Plus is committed to supporting the environment and offers customers a certified green power option. Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Energy Plus serves Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. For more information, visit www.energypluscompany.com.

About the Philadelphia 100

The Philadelphia 100 is a joint project of the Wharton Small Business Development Center, the Entrepreneurs’ Forum of Greater Philadelphia, and the Philadelphia Business Journal. The program’s evaluation has been carefully managed to insure its fairness and integrity. As a result, ranking as a Philadelphia 100 company is highly competitive and highly prized. Philadelphia 100 rankings are based on verified revenue growth. For more on The Philadelphia 100, please visit http://www.philadelphia100.com.

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