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Reliant and Enchanted Rock Bring Power and Resiliency Services to ERCOT Customers


Partnership combines dependable power, resiliency and affordable backup energy-as-a-service

HOUSTON – August 13, 2019 – Reliant, an NRG Energy company, and Enchanted Rock, a resiliency-as-a-service provider, announce an alliance to deliver reliable power solutions to commercial and industrial customers in Texas.

Together, Reliant’s proven commercial expertise and Enchanted Rock’s market leading microgrid solution provide Texas businesses with a new level of resiliency. This partnership combines the benefits of a long-term power contract with protection against power loss during grid outages through efficient and dispatchable natural gas generation.

“We are raising the bar for what consumers expect from their energy supplier. By continuously developing innovative, affordable solutions we help solve our customer’s complex energy challenges in ways that only competitive companies can,” said Robert Gaudette, Senior Vice President, Business Solutions of NRG. “With Enchanted Rock, we are able to offer long-term reliable operations to our customers through natural gas fueled microgrids.”

“We are excited to combine forces with Reliant to bring a unique service offering to their customers in Texas”, added Allan Schurr, Chief Commercial Officer of Enchanted Rock. “Our collective expertise ensures these businesses will have access to the most reliable energy available in the market.”

Reliant and Enchanted Rock will jointly pursue opportunities in ERCOT over the contract period.   Engineering, construction, 7x24 monitoring and maintenance will be handled by Enchanted Rock to ensure reliable system operations when customers need it most.


About Reliant, an NRG Energy Company
Reliant powers, protects and simplifies life by bringing electricity, smart energy solutions, residential services and security to homes and businesses across Texas. Serving customers and the community is at the core of what we do. Reliant is part of NRG Energy, Inc. (NYSE: NRG), a Fortune 500 company that creates value through best-in-class operations and reliable and efficient electric generation. Backed by a diverse portfolio of power generating facilities, NRG’s retail companies, including Reliant, power more than 3 million customers in 10 states and the District of Columbia. NRG retail brands collectively are the largest providers of electricity in Texas. For more information about Reliant, please visit and connect with Reliant on Facebook at and Twitter @reliantenergy. PUCT Certificate #10007.

About Enchanted Rock
Enchanted Rock provides the most affordable, long duration backup power to commercial, industrial, and institutional customers by delivering a proven, full-service solution with the cleanest available technology. The company is responsible for the design, construction, commissioning, operations, maintenance, and ownership of the natural-gas powered generators, so customers can have reliable backup power without the capital risk and challenges that come with maintaining a backup generation system. Enchanted Rock has commissioned over 350 MW of distributed generation with over 100 MW under construction. To learn more, visit

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Candice Adams, Reliant


Madison Ruta, Enchanted Rock

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