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Calpine Corp.

Company Summary


Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Our fleet of 80 power plants in operation or under construction represents approximately 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and our retail businesses Calpine Energy Solutions and Champion Energy, we serve customers in 25 states, Canada and Mexico. Our clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. We are uniquely positioned to benefit from the secular trends affecting our industry, including the abundant and affordable supply of clean natural gas, environmental regulation, aging power generation infrastructure and the increasing need for dispatchable power plants to successfully integrate intermittent renewables into the grid


Financial Data:

NYSE:CPN from Google Finance


  • CPN - New York Stock Exchange

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Recent news

  • 11/25/2020 - Entergy Louisiana Closes... (subscriber access)
  • 8/14/2020 - Calpine and PG&E... (subscriber access)
  • 8/14/2020 - Calpine Cash and Cash... (subscriber access)
  • 8/14/2020 - Calpine 2Q20 Income... (subscriber access)
  • 7/28/2020 - Calpine Increases Senior... (subscriber access)

Investor Presentations

  • Second Quarter 2017 Investor Update Conference Call
  • 1Q17 Investor Presentation (subscriber access)
  • March 2017 Investor Meetings (subscriber access)
  • Full Year 2016 Earnings Call (subscriber access)
  • Sept. 2016 - Barclays CEO Energy-Power Conference (subscriber access)

Company Transactions

Date: 11/25/2020
Type: Acquisition

Entergy Louisiana has acquired the 361-MW Washington Parish Energy Center from Calpine Corporation. They signed a purchase and sale deal in 2017 with Calpine and the total plant cost was $261 million. The facility serves as a peaking facility in Louisiana.
  • Gulf Coast
  • Date: 6/30/2019
    Type: Acquisition

  • Midwest
  • Northeast
  • Date: 3/8/2018
    Type: Acquisition

    Calpine announced that it has entered into an agreement to be acquired by an Energy Capital Partners and a consortium of investors for $15.25/share in cash, equating to a total purchase price of $5.6 billion. The consortium is led by Access Industries and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board, among others.
  • United States
  • Date: 2/28/2018
    Type: Merger

  • Calpine Corp.

    COST: 5.6 $B

    Date: 1/3/2017
    Type: Acquisition


    COST: 166 $MM

    VOLUMES: 590 MW

  • Southeast
  • Date: 12/1/2016
    Type: Acquisition

  • Calpine Corp.

    COST: 800 $MM