NRG Energy, Inc. is a global energy company, primarily engaged in the acquisition, development, ownership and operation of power generation facilities, and the sale of energy, capacity and related products in the United States and internationally. As of December 31, 2001, the Company owned all or a portion of 76 generation projects, including projects under construction, which have a total generating capacity of 38,388 megawatts (MW). NRE's net ownership interest in those projects is 24,357 MW, of which 19,077 MW are located in the United States. The Company is organized into four regionally based divisions: NRG North America, based in Minneapolis, Minnesota; NRG Europe, based in London, England; NRG Asia-Pacific, based in Brisbane, Australia, and NRG Latin America, based in Miami, Florida. Its international power generation projects are managed as three distinct markets: Asia-Pacific, Europe and Other Americas.