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Sustainability and Environmental Goals Top Customer Priorities in Fleet Electrification Study

NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG) in collaboration with Smart Energy Decisions (SED) published “The State of Vehicle Fleet Electrification,” a study examining the transition to electrified vehicles away from fossil fuels for organizations. Sustainability and environmental goals were among the top customer priorities driving fleet electrification.

In the study, an overwhelming 86 percent of respondents expressed some level of interest in fleet electrification. While environmental drivers were the top priority, cost remains a consideration, especially among commercial operators. Other significant factors included compliance and evolving technology.

The study highlights that organizations are at different phases of adoption, even with fleet electrification goals gaining momentum. NRG recently adopted its own 100 percent by 2030 goal, to convert its entire fleet of light-duty vehicles to all-electric. Despite overwhelming interest in adopting all-electric vehicles, more than 50 percent of survey respondents reported some indecision and may plan to switch a small percentage of their fleet within the next five years.

The study interviewed more than 200 organizations regarding their vehicle fleet electrification plans and how decarbonizing transportation supports their sustainable goals.

To read the entire version of The State of Vehicle Fleet Electrification Study click here.

Forward-Looking Statements

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About NRG

At NRG, we’re bringing the power of energy to people and organizations by putting customers at the center of everything we do. We generate electricity and provide energy solutions and natural gas to millions of customers through our diverse portfolio of retail brands. A Fortune 500 company, operating in the United States and Canada, NRG delivers innovative solutions while advocating for competitive energy markets and customer choice, working towards a sustainable energy future. More information is available at Connect with NRG on Facebook, LinkedIn and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy.

About Smart Energy Decisions

Smart Energy Decisions is the leading information and research platform serving large electric power users. We produce news, analysis, research and events designed to help our community make smart energy decisions. We are a catalyst for change in support of the energy transition taking place in electric power markets. Our mission is to help large electric power users improve their profitability and reduce their carbon emissions by adopting best practices in energy efficiency and renewable energy sourcing.


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