NextEra Energy Services to Offer Electricity Services to Illinois Schools in 2014

  NextEra Energy Services to Offer Electricity Services to Illinois Schools in

   National energy provider will make its competitive electricity services
                available to 400 school districts in the state

Business Wire

HOUSTON -- July 9, 2013

The Illinois Energy Consortium (IEC) and NextEra Energy Services Illinois, LLC
(NES) today announced a partnership to provide electricity to approximately
400 school districts beginning June 1, 2014.

“The IEC was created more than 12 years ago by the Illinois Association of
School Boards, Illinois Association of School Administrators and Illinois
Association of School Business Officials,” explained Gary Grizaffi, IEC
president and assistant superintendent at Valley View CSD 365-U in Romeoville,
Illinois. “The non-profit is charged with obtaining competitive electricity
and natural gas suppliers for schools and public agencies in Illinois. We are
very pleased that our partnership with NextEra Energy Services will accomplish
this goal and bring more choices and highly competitive prices to Illinois
schools and public agencies.”

NextEra Energy Services President Brian Landrum added, “The entire NES
organization is excited to be working with the IEC to enhance the current
program by providing its members with additional power supply options. As
Program Administrator for the Illinois Energy Consortium, NextEra Energy
Services will provide a diversified approach for supplying power with greater
flexibility for IEC members at competitive market prices.”

NextEra Energy Services delivers customized energy solutions in a wide range
of competitive markets. The company’s affordably priced products, proactive
account management, and customer service are well recognized across the energy

NextEra Energy Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy, Inc.
Earlier this year, NextEra Energy, Inc. was named the top electricity provider
on FORTUNE Magazine’s 2013 list of “Most Admired Companies” for the seventh
consecutive year and was ranked first in its industry for “Innovation” and
“Social Responsibility.” NextEra Energy, Inc. also was listed as one of the
“World’s Most Ethical Companies” by the Ethisphere Institute in 2013. Learn
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NextEra Energy Services, a wholly-owned subsidiary of NextEra Energy
Resources, provides affordable residential and commercial electricity
services. NextEra Energy Services is a wholly owned subsidiary of NextEra
Energy, Inc., a Fortune 200 company that operates 42,000 megawatts of
generation assets in regulated and unregulated operating companies. NextEra
Energy Services is a leading retail electricity provider whose subsidiaries
(including NextEra Energy Services Illinois, LLC) are licensed to serve
businesses and commercial electricity customers in competitive markets across
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