NRG Energy, Inc

Conventional Electricity
NRG
$ 41 4.3
Share price
$ 9.4 bn
Market Cap
$ 17 bn
Enterprise Value

Carbon footprint

2,029 Ton
GHG emissions per $ 1 mln investment
52x the weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021
How is this calculated?
+24%
YOY change in GHG emissions
Stronger than the +5% weighted average for S&P 500
FY2021 vs. previous year

Primary Climate Goal

+1.2%
Proj. YOY change in GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2)
FY2022
How is this calculated?

NRG Energy, Inc aims to reduce Scope 1 + 2 by 50% by 2025 from a base year 2014

This target is most likely outdated and the company appears to have already achieved it
This target has not been verified as science based according to SBTi
NRG Energy, Inc's actual and proj. GHG emissions (Scope 1 + 2) (Kt of CO2e)

GHG emissions and Carbon intensity

NRG Energy, Inc's GHG emissions (location-based) (Kt of CO2e)
NRG Energy, Inc's Carbon intensity (Tons per 1 USDm)

NRG Energy, Inc's carbon footprint

NRG Energy, Inc reported Total CO2e Emissions - Location-Based Scope 1 + Scope 2 for the twelve months ending 31 December 2021 at 34,462 Kt (+6,736/+24% y-o-y). At the sime time, carbon intensity plummeted to 3,049 t (-716 /-19% y-o-y).

NRG Energy, Inc's Scope 3 emissions plunged to 2.5 Kt (-7.5 /-75.1% y-o-y). This is a higher rate of decline than over the period since 4Q'18 (-42.4% CAGR).

The company is committed to reducing Scope 1 + 2 by 50% by 2025 from a base year 2014, which it appears to have already achieved as of 2021. This target, however, has not been recognised as science-based (and as aligned with Paris Agreement) by the SBTi.

Company environmental metrics

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