Reliant Energy and the City of Houston Launch Electric Vehicle Pilot Project

The City of Houston and Reliant Energy, an NRG Energy company (NYSE: NRG), today launched a program to bring plug-in hybrid electric vehicles to the streets of Houston to demonstrate the important role that electric cars can play in the city’s clean energy future.

The program, dubbed the “Power of the Plug-In,” includes converting 10 city-owned Toyota Prius cars to plug-in hybrid electric vehicles and installing 10 vehicle-charging stations to power them. The “Power of the Plug-In” is designed to raise consumer awareness and educate the public about plug-in electric cars and to promote Houston and Texas as an electric vehicle center. Seven of the 10 stations will be available to the public, representing the largest public charging infrastructure in Texas…

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