NRG Yield, Inc. is a dividend growth-oriented company formed as a Delaware corporation on December 20, 2012, to serve as the primary vehicle through which NRG Energy, Inc. owns, operates and acquires contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets.
The Company owns a diversified portfolio of contracted renewable and conventional generation and thermal infrastructure assets in the U.S. The Company’s contracted generation portfolio as of December 31, 2015 collectively represents 4,559 net MW. Each of these assets sells substantially all of its output pursuant to long-term offtake agreements with creditworthy counterparties. The average remaining contract duration of these offtake agreements was approximately 17 years as of December 31, 2015, based on cash available for distribution.
The Company also owns thermal infrastructure assets with an aggregate steam and chilled water capacity of 1,449 net MWt and electric generation capacity of 124 net MW. These thermal infrastructure assets provide steam, hot water and/or chilled water, and in some instances electricity, to commercial businesses, universities, hospitals and governmental units in multiple locations, principally through long-term contracts or pursuant to rates regulated by state utility commissions.
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