Energy Plus Reaches New Milestones for Growth, Partnerships, and Rewards

Rapid company growth continues with 185,000 customers, 100 partners, and more than double the cash and rewards issued

Mar 06, 2012, 08:30 ET from Energy Plus Holdings

PHILADELPHIA, March 6, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Energy Plus Holdings, one of the nation's fastest-growing energy companies, today announced that it reached new milestones for customer, partner, and reward growth. The company grew its customer base to 185,000, expanded its partner network to 100 and distributed more than 800 million points and miles and nearly $5 million in cash back to customers through its unique rewards program. The Company is poised to continue this tremendous growth in 2012 as consumer demand for more benefits and rewards from their energy provider increases.

"We are continuing to see outstanding customer satisfaction in our key markets because of our generous rewards programs and competitive energy offerings," said Kevin Kleinschmidt, President of Energy Plus. "We look forward to continuing our progress in making energy choice accessible and rewarding to homes and businesses across the country."

Customer Adoption Growth

Energy Plus now serves 185,000 customers in eight energy competitive states. Now more than ever, consumers demand more than just electricity and natural gas services. Many homes and businesses are seeking added benefits from their provider, such as ongoing rewards, green options, and exceptional customer service.

Partner Network Expansion

Energy Plus' partner network now includes 100 leading companies and associations, bringing even more value to its growing customer base. The Company has successfully established relationships with the top seven largest U.S. airlines, six of the seven leading U.S. hotel companies, leading retailers such as Best Buy, and national college savings programs like Upromise by Sallie Mae.

Customer Rewards Milestone

Energy Plus distributed more than 800 million airline, hotel, and retail loyalty program miles and points and more than $5 million in cash back to its customers in 2011 through its unique, ongoing rewards program, more than doubling the cash and rewards issued last year. Through Energy Plus' rewards program, every customer benefits from the money they already spend on electricity or natural gas, just for paying their monthly bill. Individuals can choose from cash-back, airline miles, hotel and retail points, and college savings, offered through more than 100 partners and associations.

As the only energy company that is dedicated to providing competitive rates coupled with ongoing rewards, green energy options, and superior service, Energy Plus is becoming the supplier of choice for homes and small businesses in states that allow energy competition. Energy Plus serves eight states, supplying billions of kilowatt-hours each year.

For more information about Energy Plus, visit www.energypluscompany.com.

About Energy Plus Holdings         

Energy Plus®, an NRG Energy company (NYSE: NRG), is one of the nation's fastest-growing energy companies, serving over 185,000 customers and offering electricity service in eight states and natural gas service in three states through its affiliate Energy Plus Natural Gas LP.  As the only company to offer energy choice, superior service, green energy options and an ongoing rewards program to every customer, Energy Plus is becoming the preferred energy company for an increasing number of homes and small businesses. Energy Plus enables consumers to benefit from the money they already spend each month on energy through a unique rewards program featuring cash-back, airline miles, hotel and retail points, and college savings from 100 industry-leading partners and associations. Energy Plus is committed to supporting the environment and offers customers a certified green power option. With a focus on the customer, Energy Plus' reliable services are supported by an in-house call center and customer-friendly policies.  Headquartered in Philadelphia, PA, Energy Plus serves Connecticut, Illinois, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania, and Texas. For more information, visit www.energypluscompany.com.

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