We always look for ways to systematically improve environmental performance while ensuring efficiency, reliability and stakeholder value. Focus areas within Sustainable Operations include safety, GHG emissions and carbon utilization, water, industrial waste and biodiversity.
One of NRG's core businesses is wholesale generation. With approximately 42,000 MW of fossil fuel and nuclear generation capacity at 85 plants as of Dec. 31, 2016, we have one of the largest and most diversified power generation portfolios in the U.S.
By tapping into the sun and harnessing the wind, we provide customers unique and proven sustainable options to power their business operations and personal lives. NRG's renewables business acquires, develops, and operates and maintains utility-scale wind and solar, community solar and distributed solar generation assets. The business also manages and operates NRG Yield's renewable assets.
Our Sustainable Operations goals are:
For more details, go to the Sustainable Operations section of our 2016 Sustainability Report.