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Vistra Announces Acquisition of Energy Harbor

On March 6, Vistra announced that it has executed a definitive agreement with Energy Harbor Corp., pursuant to which Energy Harbor will merge with and into a newly-formed subsidiary of Vistra. This combination creates a leading integrated retail electricity and zero-carbon generation company with the second-largest competitive nuclear fleet in the country, along with a […]

TXU Energy Launches Plan for EV Owners

TXU Energy announced the launch of TXU Energy EV PassSM. The company’s first plan designed specifically for electric vehicle owners gives customers 50% off all energy charges every weeknight and all weekend long – providing automatic bill credits at times when customers are normally charging their vehicles. See release for more details.

Vistra President Testifies Before Pennsylvania Legislature

Vistra’s Scott Hudson, President Retail, testified before the Pennsylvania House Consumer Affairs Committee in their hearing on the “State of the Electricity Market”, noting the 25th anniversary of the Electricity Generation Customer Choice and Competition Act. Hudson noted the great benefits competition has brought to Pennsylvania consumers and how the advent of electric competition was […]

Powering Texas During Winter Storm

Vistra’s power plant teams executed a significant winter preparedness strategy to keep electricity flowing to the Texas power grid during this unprecedented, extended winter weather event. Through these efforts and dealing with the challenges with fueling, Vistra estimates that it was able to produce approximately 25-30% of the power on the grid Monday and Tuesday, […]

Vistra Moss Landing Storage System Comes Online

Vistra announcement that its Moss Landing Energy Storage Facility connected to the power grid and began operating on Dec. 11, 2020. At 300 megawatts/1,200 megawatt-hours, the lithium-ion battery storage system, located on-site at Vistra’s Moss Landing Power Plant in Monterey County, California, will be the largest of its kind in the world. Furthermore, construction is […]

Vistra Joins Zero Emissions Transportation Association

In September, Vistra joined the Zero Emissions Transportation Association (ZETA), a coalition advocating for 100% electric vehicle sales by 2030. As ZETA will work in Washington to influence policy and ensure market-based approaches are considered in federal legislation around EV infrastructure deployment – not just rate-based/utility solutions. >> Read the full press release >> ZETA [...]

Business Roundtable Report on Climate Change Solutions

The Business Roundtable, of which Vistra is a member, released a report on how corporations should lead by example on the issue of climate change and the public policies that the BRT supports to drive the innovation needed to address climate change. Report is available here: