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1 GREEN MOUNTAIN ENERGY COMPANY WHO WE ARE Green Mountain Energy Company was founded resources like wind and solar and carbon offsets in 1997 with the mission to change the way power that help neutralize carbon emissions. We is made. Today, we remain 100% committed live our commitment to sustainability inside to this mission, which makes us the nation s and out: Every single product offered by our longest serving renewable energy retailer and company has an environmental benefit, and our a clean energy pioneer. We provide customers company operates with a zero-carbon footprint with electricity products made from renewable distinctions that make us proud!

2 ABOUT US: HOME ON THE (MOUNTAIN) RANGE New York City, New York White Plains, New York Philadelphia, Pennsylvania Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania Headquarters: Austin, TX Portland, Oregon Employees: 500 full and part-time employees We have about 650 and contractors supporting our business. Chicago, Illinois Baltimore, Maryland Customers: Our community includes hundreds of thousands of residential and business customers across the nation. Offices: We have regional offices across multiple states. Plano, Texas Headquarters Austin, Texas Houston, Texas McAllen, Texas OUR IMPACT: TREAD LIGHTLY, IT S A SMALL PLANET Since we got started in 1997, our customers have 30.6billion billion pounds avoided more than 30.6 pounds of carbon dioxide (CO2) emissions. That s like: Our customers have also helped develop over 80 new solar and wind facilities through their demand for cleaner electricity and contributions to Sun Club. Taking over million million cars off the road for a year As a company, we re committed to carbon neutral business operations. We manage our resource consumption first and then retire carbon offsets to balance out the remainder of our carbon footprint, which primarily comes from employee commuting and business travel. 17.6million million households turning 17.6 off their lights for a year Planting million million trees

3 MARKETS AND PRODUCTS: OUR INNOVATIONS AND INSPIRATIONS Mountain also offers renewable energy Green Mountain offers renewable energy products Green to residential and business customers in competitive certificates (RECs) and carbon offsets to individuals, electricity markets in Illinois, Maryland, New York, New businesses and event-organizers nationwide. RECs and Jersey, Pennsylvania and Texas. We go beyond the carbon offsets are the industry standard for allowing norm, with innovative product offerings such as 100% customers to balance out unavoidable greenhouse solar electricity, options that help reduce consumption, gas emissions, attain carbon neutrality and support proactive communication on individual energy use and projects such as wind farms and methane capture at opportunities to provide solar energy to non-profits. landfills that reduce or avoid emissions. CUSTOMERS: SAY HELLO TO OUR FRIENDS Empire State Building Lollapalooza Barry

4 HISTORY OF INNOVATION: THE PEAKS OF THE MOUNTAIN NATIONWIDE With the help of our customers and employees, we ve donated more than $3 million to build over 75 60solar solar projects in the community through the Green Mountain Energy Sun Club. PARTNERSHIP We are proud to be the renewable power marketer for Portland General Electric (PGE), which has more renewable power customers and sold more renewable energy in 2012 than any other utility in the United States, according to the U.S. Department of Energy s National Renewable Energy Laboratory. TEXAS The demand for renewable electricity from We introduced SolarSPARC electricity, Green Mountain customers helped build the first 100% solar offering in Texas, in what was at the time the first and largest September wind farm built after Texans were given the right to choose their electricity provider. #1 Green Mountain was the first retailer We introduced the first pollution-free dedicated to cleaner energy in Texas when electricity product in Texas exclusively for the market opened to competition in electric vehicle drivers, Pollution Free EV. Green Mountain is the only retail electricity partner for Nest in Texas dedicated to cleaner energy, allowing consumers to pair 100% renewable electricity with the Nest Learning Thermostat.

5 NORTHEAST With the support of our customers, Empire State Building Signed at a time we helped build the first utility-scale when it was NYC s largest commercial wind farm in Pennsylvania in purchaser of 100% renewable energy. We were the first energy services We brought the first 100% solar company dedicated electricity plan to New York and to cleaner energy when we started Pennsylvania residents by expanding serving the area in August our SolarSPARC electricity offering in NYC fully in May CORPORATE We ve published sustainability reports that track every year we ve been in business, and we re one of the only energy retailers in the country to do so. Our sustainability website adds to the transparency of our products and business operations and is updated throughout the year. Our Austin, TX headquarters is the first LEED Platinum certified commercial interior in the city. Our all-volunteer employee sustainability team, the Green Ambassadors, includes 50+ employees companywide who work to review, update and influence our environmental practices, policies and culture.

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