Enel Green Power Starts Operation of HillTopper, its First Wind Farm in the U.S. State of Illinois

Enel, through its US renewable company Enel Green Power North America, Inc. (“EGPNA”), has begun operation of the 185 MW HillTopper wind farm, its first wind facility in the US state of Illinois. HillTopper, which is located in Logan County, is supported by three long-term power purchase agreements (PPAs) with Bloomberg LP, General Motors as well as Constellation, an Exelon company.

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One of the Nations Largest Retail Suppliers Hits 52-Week High

The price of NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE:NRG) shares has reached $40.53, which is 1.9% off the 52-week high of $41.29. NRG Energy Inc. has a market cap of $11.75 billion; its shares were traded around $40.53 with and price-sales ratio of 1.07. The trailing 12-month dividend yield of NRG Energy Inc. stocks is 0.30%. The forward dividend yield of NRG Energy Inc. stocks is 0.30%.

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Frack-Free Natural Gas: The Future of the Industry?

In November, natural gas producer Carbon Creek Energy, accomplished a groundbreaking achievement for the natural gas industry when they offered the first-ever Frack-Free Natural Gas Certificates to energy services company East Coast Power & Gas. Until now, a mechanism for authenticating and independently verifying the environmental quality of a product of this kind did not exist.

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Exxon’s Power Play Points to Texas’ Future

The oil giant’s big bet on Permian renewables shows how the economics of the electricity market are changing. As stories about the energy transition go, Big Oil going big on solar power in the heart of America’s biggest oil patch is as transitiony as it gets. Besides the symbolism of Exxon Mobil Corp. signing up for 250 megawatts of solar power (plus the same amount of wind power) in the Permian basin, though, it is also part of a big change gathering momentum in the country’s biggest electricity market: Texas.

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Electricity Sellers Aren’t Just Selling Power These Days

Homeowners interested in security systems. air conditioning repair and water purification don’t have to look too hard these days. Most likely, they can buy them from their retail electricity providers. Electricity sellers have added a wide range of services with higher profit margins to sell alongside low-margin electricity contracts, adopting the strategies pioneered by banks and gas stations to attract and hold onto customers.

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Most Traditional Energy Retail Utilities Lag Disruptor Brands in Delivering Customer Experience

Most traditional energy retail utilities lag behind disruptor brands — new energy-market entrants and service providers from other industries — when it comes to delivering an engaging customer experience, according to a new study from Accenture (NYSE:ACN). In the face of disruption, these companies should invest to deliver a more satisfying customer experience and exceed liquid customer expectations.

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