Hydroelectric

NRG Energy, Inc. announced that on Friday, September 15, it finalized the purchase of approximately 24.4 percent of the common shares of Itiquira Energetica S.A.—owner of a 156-megawatt (MW) hydroelectric power generation facility located in the State of Mato Grosso in southwestern Brazil—for 14.5 million Brazilian reals ($7.9 million U.S.).