|NRG Names FIRST® as Flagship Non-Profit Partnership|
#OMGRobots! STEM Education is Shaping Tomorrow’s Leaders
NRG’s relationship with FIRST began in 2013. Since then, employee mentorship has nearly doubled and NRG’s financial support has grown more than 280 percent, as the company became a strategic partner, a top-tier sponsor of FIRST. This exponential growth is rooted in NRG’s commitment to innovation, recognizing that as the energy business evolves, those with a passion for science and technology will be the future of the industry.
“Innovation and technology are central to NRG’s business and the
evolution of technology is what ensures that we maintain our competitive
advantage into the future,” said
Beyond financed corporate sponsorship of FIRST, NRG employees
mentor and support 21 teams. Of the teams NRG employees mentored this
season, we’re proud to announce that six NRG-mentored teams will be
headed to the FIRST
“We cannot wait to see all of the teams at FIRST Championship as
this program is shaping not only the brilliant minds of these young
leaders, but also providing them with real-life skills that place them
on the path to becoming exceptional adults,” said
NRG will have an on-site experience at the FIRST Innovation
Faire, booth #211, in
NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the
strength of the nation’s largest and most diverse competitive electric
generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune
200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations,
reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform
serving residential and commercial businesses. Working with electricity
customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and
implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We
aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering
exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3
million residential and commercial customers throughout the country.
More information is available at www.nrg.com.
NRG Energy, Inc.