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Vistra Combating Climate Change Through Reduction of GHG Emissions

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Vistra is committed to leading in the climate change effort as we invest in zero-carbon resources, retire coal assets, and support and invest in environmentally-sound solutions and technology. Electricity is an essential resource, and we expect the demand for it will continue to grow as climate initiatives are implemented and the economy is further electrified. So, while the way we produce electricity is changing, our essential role in providing reliable and affordable electricity that is increasingly lower carbon, is not.

Vistra Continues Legacy of Giving through Community Donations

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In 2020, Vistra built upon our legacy of giving and donated ~$6 million to nonprofits. In addition to the company’s normal charitable contributions of over $2 million to organizations such as Irving Cares, Peoria Promise scholarship fund, and various Boys & Girls Clubs of America, Vistra also donated almost $2 million for direct COVID-19 relief and $2 million to support organizations focused on social justice and racial equity initiatives across our key market areas.

Vistra Leading the Way in Renewable Product Offerings

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In Texas, Vistra’s flagship retail brand TXU Energy has been a leader in offering its residential customers renewable products, as outlined in the infographic. As of 2020, twice as many Texans are enrolled in TXU Energy solar plans than own rooftop solar panels in the competitive Texas market.

See how Vistra is lighting up people’s lives, powering a better way forward in our full 2020 Sustainability Report.

Vistra Donation Provides Broadband Internet to Rural Ohio Students, Bridging the Digital Divide

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Appalachian Ohio’s communities have long faced a digital divide. Compared to other parts of the state, Appalachian Ohio experiences slower internet connections, and fewer homes have broadband access. This divide became even more apparent when the COVID-19 pandemic forced students to learn online.

“For too many students, the playing field isn’t level when it comes to high-speed internet access – something we now know to be a necessity, not a luxury, for learning at the highest level,” said Brad Watson, senior director of community affairs for Vistra.

Vistra's Integrated Model Makes Solar More Accessible with TXU Energy Free Nights and Solar Days

Popular plan utilizes Vistra’s retail and renewable generation capabilities
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IRVING, Texas, June 4, 2021 /3BL Media/ - Ahead of a summer predicted to be hotter and drier than normal in Texas, Vistra is offering its Texas residential customers the opportunity to save money and reduce demand on the grid with TXU Energy Free Nights & Solar DaysSM.

Vistra Publishes 2020 Sustainability Report Underscoring Its Commitment to All Stakeholders

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IRVING, Texas, May 13, 2021 /3BL Media/ — Vistra (NYSE: VST) today published its 2020 Sustainability Report, showcasing its commitment to all of its stakeholders and highlighting significant progress toward its sustainability goals. The report provides increased transparency on the company’s numerous environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives.

Vistra Puts Smart Meter Data to Work to Assist Texas Customers in Prepping for Summer

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IRVING, Texas, April 30, 2021  /3BL Media/ - With summer on the horizon, Vistra (NYSE: VST) and its family of innovative retail electricity brands are adding another tool to their suite of value-added products and services by treating eligible Texas customers to a free professional A/C tune-up and cleaning. By utilizing smart meter data to identify poorly operating A/C units, Vistra is providing customers with a custom estimate of potential energy savings from a tune-up and repair.

Vistra, Malta and Southwest Research Institute Collaborate on Department of Energy Funded Study to Advance Clean Power Generation

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CAMBRIDGE, Mass. and IRVING, Texas,  April 14, 2021 /3BL Media/ – Vistra (NYSE: VST) a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company and Malta Inc., a leading developer of long-duration thermal energy storage solutions, in collaboration with Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), have been awarded a Department of Energy (DOE) grant.

Vistra Donates $50,000 to Organizations Working to Support and Celebrate Veterans

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IRVING, Texas, November 11, 2020 /3BL Media/ — Vistra (NYSE: VST) announced today it is donating $50,000 to several organizations working to support active and veteran military members and to celebrate our nation’s heroes. With more than 400 veterans, guardsmen, and reservists in the Vistra family, the company has long recognized the immense value military experience adds to the workplace. In addition, the company is committed to working with veteran-owned businesses.

Vistra Donates More Than $250,000 to Food Banks as Pandemic's Hunger Crisis Deepens

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IRVING, Texas, October 7, 2020 /3BL Media/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced the culmination of company-wide involvement in Hunger Action Month, resulting in more than $250,000 in donations to food banks in communities where it operates. The company understands that the number of Americans experiencing hunger continues to surge with the ongoing pandemic.

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