|Homer City Generating Station Operated by NRG Energy Services|
Providing safe, efficient operations and maintenance services
HOUSTON; February 7, 2013 – NRG Energy Services, through its Homer City Services company, has taken over all operating and maintenance responsibilities at the three unit, 1,884 megawatt (MW) Homer City Generating Station under a long-term operating agreement with the plant’s owner. NRG Energy Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG).
“With NRG’s extensive experience owning, operating and maintaining power plants including fossil fuel, nuclear and renewable facilities, we understand what it takes to run a plant smoothly, safely and efficiently,” said Don Poe, President of NRG Energy Services. “By leveraging our operational experience and capabilities, we are able to deliver valuable services to the Homer City plant and clearly demonstrate NRG Energy Services’ commitment to quality, successful third-party operations.”
NRG Energy Services was formed to deliver a uniquely capable service to companies that want to match their plants with the expertise of a premiere operating company. Energy Services bring skills and experience acquired as part of the team operating and supporting the largest competitive power generator in the United States with approximately 47,000 MW of generation.
“As an O&M service provider, NRG Energy Services focuses on bringing an operation model that drives improvements in plant reliability and availability,” added Poe. “We deliver custom-tailored O&M solutions that address asset optimization for today’s market conditions.”
In addition to providing exemplary operating and management services, NRG Energy Services offers maintenance services that provide major maintenance to solar, wind, coal, gas and nuclear operations as well as state-of-the-art in-house repair shops located in Texas, Louisiana, Maryland and Pennsylvania with specialized equipment to restore plant equipment back online safely and efficiently.
NRG Energy Services took over operation of the western Pennsylvania Homer City Generating Station – owned by an affiliate of GE Energy Financial Services and a minority investor – from its previous operator, an affiliate of Edison Mission Energy.
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