Project is the latest addition to the company's growing portfolio of zero-carbon power generation facilities
IRVING, Texas, April 13, 2022 /3BLMedia/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that its Brightside Solar Facility in Live Oak County, Texas, is online and generating electricity. The 50-megawatt solar photovoltaic (PV) project is part of the company's growing portfolio of zero-carbon power generation assets, known as Vistra Zero.
Senator Hickenlooper (D-CO), former FERC Chair Neil Chatterjee, and Vistra Corp. CEO Curt Morgan Make the Case for Carbon Pricing
WASHINGTON, March 16, 2022 /3BL Media/ - An economy-wide carbon price is key to ensuring all Americans have access to affordable and reliable electricity as we transition to a low-carbon economy, according to a new report released Wednesday by the Climate Leadership Council at a virtual event. The report, co-authored by former FERC Chair Neil Chatterjee and Council CEO Greg Bertelsen, outlines why a carbon price and a more reliable energy grid are essential for meeting deep decarbonization goals by midcentury.
Phase III of company’s Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility bolsters the Vistra Zero portfolio, strengthens position as industry leader in battery energy storage development and commercialization
IRVING, Texas, January 25, 2022 /3BLMedia/ - Vistra (NYSE: VST) today announced that it plans to further expand its Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility in Moss Landing, California. The company has entered into a 15-year resource adequacy agreement with Pacific Gas and Electric Company (PG&E) for a new 350-megawatt/1,400-megawatt-hour battery system. This would complement the existing 400 MW/1,600 MWh of energy storage capacity already at the site. On Jan.
IRVING, Texas, November 11, 2021 /3BLMedia/ - In appreciation of the men and women (and canines) who serve our country, Vistra (NYSE: VST) announced a $50,000 donation to organizations working to support active and veteran military members. The donations will help care for wounded veterans, transition military members to civilian life, and support military families and organizations committed to honoring our nation's heroes every day.
Companies Operating Across the State of Texas Recognized in the TxN 20 for Their Leadership in Conservation & Sustainability
AUSTIN, Texas, Nov. 4, 2021 /3BLMedia/ - Texan by Nature (TxN), a Texas-led conservation non-profit founded by former First Lady Laura Bush, today announced Vistra (NYSE: VST) among the 20 honorees of the 3rd annual Texan by Nature 20 (TxN 20) - an official ranking of companies with Texas operations that have made a demonstrative commitment to conservation.
Supported through Vistra’s overall commitment to DEI, Vistra’s supply chain diversity initiative seeks to reflect our customer base and workforce compositions through a diverse supply chain. Endorsed and supported by the highest level of Vistra’s management team, this initiative supports the development and utilization of businesses owned by women, minorities, veterans, LGBTQ+, and disabled individuals, as well as small businesses.
In 2020, we achieved ~13% spend with Small Business Enterprises and nearly 7% spend with Diverse Business Enterprises with third-party certification.
The Vistra facilities & real estate services teams are committed to sustainability and the impact our business has on the environment. Vistra’s corporate headquarters, located in Irving, Texas, has received the EPA’s prestigious Energy Star recognition for the past decade, and a handful of our regional offices have received the honor as well.
The events that occurred across the nation in 2020 brought social justice issues to the forefront. While Vistra understands the value and has seen the benefits of having a diverse and inclusive workforce, the events challenged us to look inside our own walls to care for our people and become a better, stronger, and more equitable workplace.
New partnership comes during Disability Employment Awareness Month
Vistra (NYSE: VST) is further expanding its commitment to an inclusive global economy through a new partnership with Disability:IN, the leading nonprofit resource for business disability inclusion worldwide.
Vistra CEO Curt Morgan marked Disability Employment Awareness Month by signing Disability:IN’s CEO letter, calling on other Fortune 1000 leaders to take action and advance inclusion.
Federal Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement Recognizes Work at Monticello-Winfield Mine in East Texas
The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement (OSM) today announced Luminant, a subsidiary of Vistra (NYSE: VST), as a recipient of its 2021 Excellence in Surface Coal Mining Reclamation Award for the work done to reclaim and restore previously mined land at its Monticello-Winfield Mine. The award recognizes companies that achieve the most exemplary coal mine reclamation in the nation.