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NRG acquires Energy Curtailment Specialists

NRG Energy Inc. (NYSE: NRG) has acquired Energy Curtailment Specialists, a private demand response provider that offers business customers ways to contribute to energy load reduction during peak demand times.

NRG Retail Northeast President Jim Steffes said the acquisition enhances NRG’s ability to help customers reduce their electricity demand when the reduction is critical to maintaining the electrical grid. ECS currently manages more than 2,000 MW of demand response across the country for more than 5,000 customers.

ECS’s headquarters will remain in the Buffalo, N.Y. area.

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