NRG Yield, Inc. Completes Acquisition of Energy Systems Company

PRINCETON, N.J.--()--NRG Yield, Inc. (NYSE:NYLD), has completed its acquisition of the assets of privately held Energy Systems Company (ESC) of Omaha, Neb., effective today.

“Our successful completion of this acquisition is the first example of NRG Yield fulfilling the promise of growth by executing quickly on a third-party transaction that adds value to our portfolio,” said David Crane, NRG Yield’s Chairman and Chief Executive Officer.

ESC is NRG Yield’s first acquisition outside its relationship with parent company NRG Energy, and the ninth thermal generation project in its portfolio.

About NRG Yield

NRG Yield owns a diversified portfolio of contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets in the U.S., including fossil fuel, solar and wind power generation facilities that provide the capacity to support more than one million American homes and businesses. Our thermal infrastructure assets provide steam, hot water and/or chilled water, and in some instances electricity, to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals and governmental units in ten locations. NRG Yield is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYLD. Visit nrgyield.com for more information.

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This news release contains forward-looking statements within the meaning of Section 27A of the Securities Act of 1933 and Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions and include our Adjusted EBITDA, cash available for distribution, expected earnings, future growth and financial performance, and typically can be identified by the use of words such as “expect,” “estimate,” “anticipate,” “forecast,” “plan,” “believe” and similar terms. Although NRG Yield believes that its expectations are reasonable, it can give no assurance that these expectations will prove to have been correct, and actual results may vary materially. Factors that could cause actual results to differ materially from those contemplated above include, among others, general economic conditions, hazards customary in the power industry, weather conditions, competition in wholesale power markets, the volatility of energy and fuel prices, failure of customers to perform under contracts, changes in the wholesale power markets, changes in government regulation of markets and of environmental emissions, the condition of capital markets generally, our ability to access capital markets, unanticipated outages at our generation facilities, adverse results in current and future litigation, failure to identify or successfully implement acquisitions (including receipt of third party consents and regulatory approvals), our ability to enter into new contracts as existing contracts expire, our ability to obtain anticipated Section 1603 Cash Grants and our ability to maintain and grow our quarterly dividends.

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Contacts

NRG Yield, Inc.
Media:
Michelle Tsai, 609-524-5324
or
David Gaier, 609-524-4529
or
Investors:
Chad Plotkin, 609-524-4526
or
Dan Keyes, 609-524-4527

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Contacts

NRG Yield, Inc.
Media:
Michelle Tsai, 609-524-5324
or
David Gaier, 609-524-4529
or
Investors:
Chad Plotkin, 609-524-4526
or
Dan Keyes, 609-524-4527