March 5 — The financial report focused on the year-end performance of NRG which reported 2018 profits of $268 million, a sharp reversal from the $2.2 billion loss reported in 2017. NRG president and chief executive officer Mauricio Gutierrez told analysts on a conference call that the company is stronger than ever, crediting higher electricity prices, more demand for power and an increase in customers.
Is a policy analyst for TCAP, a coalition of cities and other political subdivisions that purchase electricity in the deregulated market for their own governmental use. Because high energy costs can impact municipal budgets and the ability to fund essential services, TCAP, as part of its mission, actively promotes affordable energy policies. High energy prices also place a burden on local businesses and home consumers.