Texas Genco Holdings was acquired by NRG Energy on October 3, 2005

Utilities Company

Out of 60 sectors in the Mergr database, utilities ranked 45 in number of deals in 2005. The largest utilities acquisition in 2005 was Texas Genco Holdings - which was acquired by NRG Energy for $5.8B.

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Texas Genco Holdings, Inc.

301 McKinney Street,
Houston, Texas 77010
United States,

Texas Genco Holdings, Inc., based in Houston, Texas, is an electric power generating company with over 14,000 megawatts of generation capacity. It sells electric generation capacity, energy and ancillary services in one of the nation's largest power markets, the Electric Reliability Council of Texas (ERCOT). Texas Genco has one of the most diversified generation portfolios in Texas, using natural gas, oil, coal, lignite, and uranium fuels. The company owns and operates 60 generating units at 11 electric power-generating facilities and owns a 30.8 percent interest in a nuclear generating plant.

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