The City of Tustin, CA, located in Central Orange County, is under contract to take advantage of this offering. The municipality will receive 12 Ice Bears at facilities across the city, generating significant cost savings for the near and long term.In addition to the NRG Ice Bear Program, NRG is launching its NRG Lockheed Martin Energy Efficiency Program. Through this program, NRG and Lockheed Martin Energy will offer a number of energy solutions that encompass commercial HVAC, industrial refrigeration, process cooling, compressors, and lighting to SCE commercial and industrial customers. This program is expected to help commercial and industrial customers reduce energy usage, costs and air emissions as well as strengthen grid reliability through peak demand reduction. In total, the NRG-Lockheed Martin Energy Efficiency Program is designed to provide 30 MWs of peak demand reduction. "Lockheed Martin Energy is delighted to partner with NRG in the delivery of commercial and industrial energy efficiency projects that will provide capacity resources and grid reliability for Southern California Edison," said Roger Flanagan, Managing Director, Lockheed Martin Energy. Lockheed Martin Energy is a line of business within Lockheed Martin that delivers distributed energy solutions to commercial, utility and government customers. To optimize the sales process for new distributed energy solutions like these, NRG developed and utilized the SpaceTag TM platform, a patent-pending geospatial analytics software platform. Using technology built in-house, the platform determines the compatibility of different buildings across a target region for distributed energy products by harvesting, synthesizing and analyzing data for business locations. The platform enables the NRG team to automatically identify the best solutions for each customer, making the potential customer identification and acquisition process more accurate and efficient. Finally, NRG launched a demand response program for commercial and industrial customers allowing large electricity consumers to make money while improving grid reliability. Through this program, NRG will offer demand response services to customers that are willing to participate in curtailment during peak events and in return, earn an attractive incentive payment. This NRG demand response program is designed to reduce 5 MWs of peak load.
"NRG has long been a part of empowering California through solar and wind as well as fast-start, flexible and efficient generation that enables additional renewable power to be added to the grid," added Chillemi. "Bringing innovative options to the table such as the products offered under these Preferred Resources contracts are an exciting addition to our collaborative effort to help California achieve a more sustainable energy future."About Ice Energy Ice Energy is a leading energy storage provider for the grid. Its Ice Bear units deliver behind-the-meter ice battery storage for HVAC systems in commercial, industrial and residential applications, and now commercial refrigeration, providing peak capacity to over 40 utility service territories nationwide. With contracts to deliver 25.6 MW of storage to SCE in partnership with NRG Energy; 5 MW in Riverside, CA; 6 MW in Redding, CA; and an additional 450+ MW in the sales pipeline, the company is expanding quickly in the U.S. and internationally. For more information, visit www.ice-energy.com. About Lockheed Martin Energy Lockheed Martin Energy is focused on engineering solutions that create reliable, affordable, clean, and renewable energy. Our fully integrated offering provides a full range of solutions to utilities, commercial businesses, municipalities, institutions and government. We deliver cost effective, forward thinking solutions to help utilities manage operations, programs and resources from generation and transmission to distribution. Focused on demand side management programs that deliver reliable energy savings and enhanced grid solutions, LM Energy offers the following turn-key solutions: Energy Efficiency, Demand Response, Grid & Customer Analytics, Systems Integration, Cyber Security, T&D Automation, Microgrids, Energy Storage, Renewables and Cogeneration. Lockheed Martin Energy has the business and technical resources and the long-term vision to partner with customers for decades. About NRG NRG is the leading integrated power company in the U.S., built on the strength of the nation's largest and most diverse competitive electric generation portfolio and leading retail electricity platform. A Fortune 200 company, NRG creates value through best in class operations, reliable and efficient electric generation, and a retail platform serving residential and commercial customers. Working with electricity customers, large and small, we continually innovate, embrace and implement sustainable solutions for producing and managing energy. We aim to be pioneers in developing smarter energy choices and delivering exceptional service as our retail electricity providers serve almost 3 million residential and commercial customers throughout the country. More information is available at www.nrg.com. Connect with NRG Energy on Facebook and follow us on Twitter @nrgenergy. Forward-Looking Statements This communication contains forward-looking statements which are made pursuant to the safe harbor provisions of Section 21E of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934. These forward-looking statements may state NRG's or its management's intentions, beliefs, expectations or predictions for the future. Such forward-looking statements are subject to certain risks, uncertainties and assumptions. Although NRG 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, risks and uncertainties associated with NRG's business, economic and competitive factors, the capital markets and other risks detailed in NRG's filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission. NRG assumes no obligation to update any forward-looking information contained in this press release or with respect to the announcements described herein.