22 Nov '11, 5pm

How NRG Energy Hopes to Score Big with Solar

How NRG Energy Hopes to Score Big with Solar

The Washington Redskins played with enough energy to send Sunday's game against the Dallas Cowboys into overtime, but by the time the 'Skins fell to their sixth consecutive loss, my host at Redskins Park -- David Crane, the chief executive of NRG Energy -- had left. Actually, he exited before halftime . . . to attend another NFC East showdown, the Giants-Eagles prime time game in New Jersey. No, Crane is not a football fanatic. But the affable 52-year-old CEO is fanatic about promoting solar power, which is why he's been spending time lately with NFL owners. NRG installed solar panels last summer at Redskins Park [See my blogpost, An NFL rivalry...over solar ], and he would like the company, which is based in Princeton, N.J., to deliver solar energy to the stadiums where the Giants and Jets, Philadelphia Eagles and New England Patriots play. Why? To show people -- particul...

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