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NRG Energy has named Michael Liebelson as executive vice president and chief development officer for low-carbon technology.

Liebelson will oversee NRG's current no- and low-carbon technology initiatives, including coal gasification, carbon capture, and sequestration and biomass, and will lead the company's efforts to capitalize on other emerging energy technologies as they are developed.

"As we work to repower NRG's portfolio in the carbon-constrained world, we are excited that Michael has agreed to lead our efforts to add low-carbon technologies to our asset mix," says David Crane, president and CEO of NRG Energy. "Michael's strong entrepreneurial mindset, significant industry and business expertise, and shared vision of a low-carbon society will help propel NRG forward in meaningfully shaping and executing on our low-carbon technology strategy."

Liebelson has over 25 years of experience developing and financing independent power projects. Most recently, he has been involved in various initiatives and regulatory efforts in the power generation area, including coal gasification and carbon capture and sequestration.


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