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2010-11-18 06:15:00

HOUSTON, Nov. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- Leading North American energy retailer Direct Energy is teaming with NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) to deliver America's first, privately-funded electric vehicle charging solution to consumers. Initial rollout plans will deliver home and remote charging capabilities across Houston, with a broader Texas and U.S. rollout set to follow. The eVgo(SM) fueling package launched by NRG Thursday was designed to provide electric vehicle consumers with a turnkey...

2010-10-14 14:59:00

Experts: South Texas Project and V.C. Summer Reactor Trapped by Same "Powerful Undertow" of Unfavorable Economics, Cheap Natural Gas, Slumping Demand and Runaway Construction Costs That Caused the Collapse of Calvert Cliffs-3. WASHINGTON, Oct. 14 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The same combination of forces that brought down Constellation Energy's Calvert Cliffs-3 nuclear reactor are already well along in the process of undermining the two major remaining federal loan guarantee applicants:...

2010-09-21 10:25:00

- NRG's $1 million commitment announced at Clinton Global Initiative annual meeting - PRINCETON, N.J., Sept. 21 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and Solar Electric Light Fund (SELF) today announced a commitment through the Clinton Global Initiative to greatly expand the use of solar power to meet electricity needs for the Haitian Central Plateau commune of Boucan Carre. NRG's $1 million commitment will fund the project, The Sun Lights the Way: Brightening Boucan...

2010-09-13 15:30:00

HOUSTON, Sept. 13 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Bristow Group Inc. (NYSE: BRS), a leading provider of helicopter services to the offshore energy industry, today announced that Jonathan E. Baliff has been appointed to the position of Senior Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, commencing October 11th, 2010. Jonathan will join the company from NRG Energy Inc., where he most recently served as Executive Vice President, Strategy. In that position, Jonathan led the development and...

2010-09-09 07:30:00

ORLANDO, Fla., Sept. 9 /PRNewswire/ -- Siemens Energy has been awarded its first order for the supply of two SCC6-5000F Flex-Plant 10 combined cycle power islands. The order for the two power islands in El Segundo, California, comes from the U.S. power company NRG Energy. The advanced design of the Flex-Plant 10 offers an environmentally compatible solution for the peaking to intermediate market through fast-start technology, and low start-up emissions and water usage. The two Flex-Plant...

2010-03-10 10:20:00

Thursday, April 8, 2010, 10 a.m. National Press Club (Zenger Room) WASHINGTON, March 10 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- NRG Energy President & CEO David Crane, a member of the Electrification Coalition (EC), will release the results of a detailed macroeconomic analysis and state-by-state economic impact of the implementing EC's Electrification Roadmap on Thursday, April 8, at 10:00 a.m. in the National Press Club's Zenger Room, 13th floor, National Press Building, 529 14th St., N.W.,...

2009-09-24 13:53:00

CALGARY, Alberta, Sept. 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Alter NRG Corp. (TSX: NRG; Pink Sheets: ANRGF) ("Alter NRG" or the "Company") has expanded its activity base in North America, the United Kingdom, the European Union and Southeast Asia with further strategic partnerships and facilities being planned or engineered using the Westinghouse Plasma Corp. Plasma Technology ("Westinghouse Technology") in each region. The Westinghouse Technology which is 100% owned by Alter NRG and has been...

2009-09-01 08:01:00

ATLANTA, Sept. 1 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Southern Company, the manager and operator of the U.S. Department of Energy's National Carbon Capture Center, announced today that the technology research center has added another partner, NRG Energy, Inc. (Logo: http://www.newscom.com/cgi-bin/prnh/20080801/SOCOLOGO ) Princeton, N.J.-based NRG joins DOE and a group of leading energy companies that are working to develop and test advanced technologies to capture carbon dioxide from coal-based...

2009-06-24 07:30:00

ROCKVILLE, Md., June 24 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- White Energy Coal North America, Inc. (WECNA), a subsidiary of White Energy Company Limited (ASX: WEC) (OTCQX: WECFY), today announced that William B. Zipf has joined the Company as Vice President of Marketing and Development. Mr. Zipf is responsible for identifying opportunities and developing projects that are consistent with the Company's long-term strategic plan. Prior to joining White Energy, Mr. Zipf worked at NRG Energy where he...

2008-10-22 09:00:35

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) and its 50-50 joint venture partner, BP Wind Energy North America Inc., have completed construction on the 150-megawatt Sherbino I Wind Farm project in Pecos County, Texas. The wind farm developed by NRG subsidiary Padoma Wind Power LLC, is now generating zero-fuel, zero-emission electricity for Texans across the ERCOT grid. "Sherbino is an important early step in fulfilling NRG's objective of meeting growing energy demand cleanly and efficiently," said David...


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  • The navel or umbilicus.
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