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NRG Energy

NRG Energy is a publicly listed company headquartered in the United States of America. In 2022 its revenue was USD 31.54 billion. NRG is an integrated energy and consumer services company. It produces and sells electricity, natural gas and energy related products and services, to residential, commercial, industrial and wholesale customers across the US and Canada, serving about six million customers.
Ranking position
#46 /68
Total score
15.3 /100

7.3 /60
Core social indicators
5.5 /20
Just transition
2.5 /20

ACT score components

Performance score
5.1 /20
Narrative Score
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank


#1 35.2 /100 #20

Material investment

#1 10.4 /100 #50

Intangible investment

#1 0.0 /100 #26

Sold products

#1 10.7 /100 #37


#1 50.3 /100 #34

Supplier engagement

#1 47.5 /100 #13

Client engagement

#1 27.5 /100 #27

Policy engagement

#1 51.0 /100 #21

Business model

#1 14.4 /100 #62
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Act Assessment

Leading Practices

No leading practices were identified for this company.

Risks and Opportunities


NRG Energy receives a trend score of -. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely decrease. NRG aims to achieve net-zero scope 1, 2 and 3 (category 6) emissions by 2050. Despite setting this objective, NRG’s historical emissions intensity increased by about 3% per year and fossil fuel power accounted for about 81% of its own energy generation in 2022. Furthermore, NRG has not reported plans to expand its own renewable or low-carbon electricity generation capacity. Nor has the company published plans to phase out the use of fossil fuels.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

Social assessment

Just transition assessment

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More about the company

Houston, TX, United States of America
Group revenue
US$ 31,543 million (FY2022)
Group employees
6,603 (FY2022)
Publicly listed
Installed capacity
15.6 GW
Company filing name
NRG Energy, Inc.

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