WEST VIRGINIA

Vistra is guided by four core principles: we do business the right way, we work as a team, we compete to win, and we care about our stakeholders, including our customers, our communities where we work and live, our employees, and our investors.

Contacts

For key information and a primary point of contact for West Virginia, please contact our Government affairs team.

VST In West Virginia

Vistra (NYSE: VST) combines an a focus on safe, reliable, and efficient power generation with a committment to our community in West Virginia.

Factsheet

Vistra (NYSE: VST) combines an innovative, customer-centric approach to retail with a focus on safe, reliable, and efficient power generation. Through our generation division, Vistra provides power generation to West Virginia homes and businesses.

Key Issues

Vistra takes a leadership role in various advocacy efforts, providing a crucial perspective for all of our stakeholders.

Vistra in West Virginia

Vistra’s generation division operates under the Luminant brand in West Virginia. Our family of companies is proud to support the communities where our employees and customers live, work, and grow. We take pride in being a good neighbor, and strengthening the places where we have customers, where our valued employees live, and where we call home.

Employees: ~10

Services Provided:

  • Electric Generation

Retail Customer Classes Served: N/A

 

 

Generation Facilities:

Total: 1 facility @ 388 MW (net capacity)

Listing by Fuel Type:

Gas: 1 facility @ 388 MW (net capacity)

Our Brands in West Virginia

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Vistra is a leading Fortune 275 integrated retail electricity and power generation company that combines an innovative, customer-centric approach to retail with safe, reliable, diverse, and efficient power generation.

Luminant is one of the largest competitive power generation businesses in the country with a diverse portfolio of natural gas, nuclear, coal, solar, and energy storage facilities across 12 states.

Contacts

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Sano Blocker
Senior Vice President, Government Affairs
sano.blocker@vistracorp.com
214-629-7642

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Colin Fitzsimmons
director, government affairs
colin.fitzsimmons@vistracorp.com
717-817-1453

Key Issues

Competitive Markets

We believe in the power of competition to spark innovation and unleash customer benefits and value.

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As such, we believe that markets should be allowed to function freely with minimal oversight and regulated only to the extent needed to ensure a fair and equitable treatment of market participants and customers.

Out-of-Market Subsidies

We believe that the competitive market works best without outside interference. Out-of-market subsidies run counter to a well-functioning competitive electricity market.

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We recognize, however, that it is not always possible to avoid subsidies for various policy or political reasons. Therefore, should subsidies be implemented, we believe that such subsidies should be targeted, technology neutral, time limited and phased out as the rationale for the subsidized item becomes obsolete.

Renewable Generation

We understand that the generation methods of today will not always be the generation methods of tomorrow. We believe in pursuing economic and appropriate opportunities to integrate new generation technologies and approaches into the grid.

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We further believe that in competitive areas, such technologies or approaches should be backed by private investment and not subject to market distorting mandates or public subsidization.

Traditional Generation

We believe that coal, natural gas, nuclear and other “traditional” electric generation facilities continue to have a role to play in generating safe, reliable and secure power to customers.

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We believe these facilities operate best in competitive markets as part of a broad generation portfolio.

Environment

We believe in operating our company and facilities in a clean and environmentally friendly manner. As such, we will always comply with existing environmental regulations.

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We further believe that any new environmental laws and regulations should be targeted, based on sound science, and that their costs be commensurate with the benefits obtained. Environmental reporting should be based on actual measured data, consolidated as much as possible and should not create an undue compliance burden.