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Vistra Energy Corp

Vistra Energy Corp. is a publicly listed energy company headquartered in Texas, USA. In 2019, its revenue was US$11.8 billion and installed capacity was 39 GW in 2019. It is the largest competitive residential electricity provider in the country and offers over 40 renewable energy plans. Vistra is showing signs of transitioning from a traditional coal-burning utility to a company taking climate change more seriously.

Ranking position
#16/50
Performance score
8.9 /20
Narrative Score
D
Trend Score
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Performance module name Performance module score Rank (0-50)

Targets

2.3 / 4.0 #11

Material Investment

5.3 / 7.0 #5

Intangible Investment

0.0 / 2.0 #19

Management

0.7 / 4.0 #34

Policy Engagement

0.4 / 1.0 #26

Business Model

0.3 / 2.0 #47
Total 8.9 / 20 #16

Leading practices

Risks and opportunities

Trend

Vistra is awarded a trend score of +. If the company were reassessed in the near future, its score would likely improve. Since 2018, Vistra’s public statements have become increasingly climate positive, and the company recently appointed a chief sustainability officer, signed up to TCFD recommendations and improved its sustainability reporting. The closure of further coal plants would likely also improve its score.

Progress towards the Paris Agreement

More about the company

Headquarters
Irving, Texas, USA
Ownership structure
Publicly listed
Group revenue
US$11.8 billion (2019)
Installed capacity
39 GW (2019)
Website
https://www.vistracorp.com/