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Calpine Corporation is a company engaged in the generation of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. It specializes in the development, construction, and operation of natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants that generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. Calpine serves commercial, industrial, and residential customers.
TypePrivate
Founded1984
HQHouston, TX, US
Websitecalpine.com
Employee Ratings3.6

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Employees (est.) (Sept 2021)1,960(-1%)
Job Openings76
Revenue (FY, 2019)$10.1 B(+6%)
Share Price (Jan 2020)$28.3(+86%)
Cybersecurity ratingAMore

Key People/Management at Calpine

Thad Hill

Thad Hill

President and Chief Executive Officer
Thad Miller

Thad Miller

Executive Vice Chairman and Chief Legal Officer
Zamir Rauf

Zamir Rauf

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer
Andrew Novotny

Andrew Novotny

Chief Operating Officer
Hether Benjamin Brown

Hether Benjamin Brown

Senior Vice President and Chief Administrative Officer
Rick Colgan

Rick Colgan

Senior Vice President of Services
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Calpine Office Locations

Calpine has an office in Houston
Houston, TX, US (HQ)
717 Texas Ave #1000
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Calpine Financials and Metrics

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Founding Date

1984
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Calpine Revenue

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Calpine's revenue was reported to be $10.07 b in FY, 2019 which is a 5.9% increase from the previous period.
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Revenue (FY, 2019)

10.1b

Revenue growth (FY, 2018 - FY, 2019), %

5.9%

Gross profit (FY, 2019)

3.6b

Gross profit margin (FY, 2019), %

35.4%

Net income (FY, 2019)

790.0m

EBIT (FY, 2019)

1.6b

Cash (31-Dec-2019)

1.1b
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Revenue

8.8b9.5b10.1b

Revenue growth, %

30%9%6%

Cost of goods sold

6.3b6.7b6.5b

Gross profit

2.4b2.8b3.6b
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Cash

284.0m205.0m1.1b

Accounts Receivable

970.0m1.0b757.0m

Prepaid Expenses

203.0m315.0m367.0m

Inventories

498.0m525.0m543.0m
USDFY, 2017FY, 2018FY, 2019

Net Income

(321.0m)10.0m790.0m

Depreciation and Amortization

921.0m848.0m781.0m

Accounts Payable

219.0m164.0m(271.0m)

Cash From Operating Activities

931.0m1.1b1.6b
USDFY, 2017

Revenue/Employee

3.8m

Debt/Equity

0.1 x

Financial Leverage

5.4 x
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Calpine Revenue Breakdown

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Calpine revenue breakdown by business segment: 66.1% from Wholesale and 33.9% from Retail

Calpine revenue breakdown by geographic segment: 34.3% from West, 38.6% from Texas and 27.1% from East

Calpine Cybersecurity Score

Cybersecurity ratingPremium dataset

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91/100

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Calpine Online and Social Media Presence

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Calpine News and Updates

Agencies Respond To Recent State Approval Of Wind Farm In Guilford

After the controversial approval of the wind farm in Guilford on Thursday, local agencies have discussed the project and what it could mean for the future of Chenango County. According to the Calpine Corporation, the company that would build the wind turbines, the wind project is called "High Bridge…

Champion Energy Confirms Weather Events Will Have No Impact on Residential Customer Rates

Champion Energy Services today announced that the extreme weather events Texans experienced over the past week will have absolutely no impact on the electricity rates for any of its residential customers.

Calpine Energy Solutions Named Silver Renewable Energy Partner by CDP

Calpine Energy Solutions, LLC today announced that it has been recognized for its efforts to help large energy consumers attain their greenhouse gas (GHG) emission reduction goals by employing a data-driven business process called Sensible Sustainability.

Starwood Energy To Acquire Two Contracted Power Plants From Calpine

GREENWICH, Conn., April 11, 2019 /PRNewswire/ -- Starwood Energy Group Global, LLC, a leading private investment firm focused on energy infrastructure, announced today that it has signed an agreement to acquire a two-asset portfolio from Calpine Corporation consisting of Garrison Energy...

Consortium Led by Energy Capital Partners Completes Acquisition of Calpine Corporation; Announces Management Roles and Board of Directors

HOUSTON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN) today announced the completion of the acquisition of Calpine by an affiliate of Energy Capital Partners and a consortium of other investors, including Access Industries Inc. and Canada Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB).

Calpine Frequently Asked Questions

  • When was Calpine founded?

    Calpine was founded in 1984.

  • Who are Calpine key executives?

    Calpine's key executives are Thad Hill, Thad Miller and Zamir Rauf.

  • How many employees does Calpine have?

    Calpine has 1,960 employees.

  • What is Calpine revenue?

    Latest Calpine annual revenue is $10.1 b.

  • What is Calpine revenue per employee?

    Latest Calpine revenue per employee is $5.1 m.

  • Who are Calpine competitors?

    Competitors of Calpine include China Resources Power, Ormat Technologies and NRG Energy.

  • Where is Calpine headquarters?

    Calpine headquarters is located at 717 Texas Ave #1000, Houston.

  • Where are Calpine offices?

    Calpine has an office in Houston.

  • How many offices does Calpine have?

    Calpine has 1 office.