Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. Because we use clean fuel and renewable resources, Calpine also ranks among the cleanest power generators in the nation. Through wholesale power operations and our retail business, Champion Energy, we serve customers in 21 states and Canada. We specialize in developing, constructing, owning and operating natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants that use advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. Our clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet is uniquely positioned to benefit from the secular trends affecting our industry, including the abundant and affordable supply of clean natural gas, stricter environmental regulation, aging power generation infrastructure and the increasing need for dispatchable power plants to successfully integrate intermittent renewables into the grid.

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Houston, US
Size (employees)
2,290 (est)-3%
Calpine Corporation was founded in 1984 and is headquartered in Houston, US
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Key People/Management at Calpine Corporation

Thad Hill

Thad Hill

President and Chief Executive Officer
Thad Miller

Thad Miller

Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer and Secretary
Zamir Rauf

Zamir Rauf

Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer

Calpine Corporation Office Locations

Calpine Corporation has offices in Texas City, Dublin, Coyote, Pittsburg and in 21 other locations
Houston, US (HQ)
1000 717 Texas Ave
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Calpine Corporation Financials and Metrics

Calpine Corporation Financials

Calpine Corporation's revenue was reported to be $6.72 b in FY, 2016 which is a 3.8% increase from the previous period.

Revenue (FY, 2016)

6.7 b

Revenue growth (FY, 2015 - FY, 2016), %


Net income (FY, 2016)

111 m

EBIT (FY, 2016)

839 m

Market capitalization (26-Feb-2018)

5.4 b

Cash (31-Dec-2016)

418 m


5 b
Calpine Corporation's current market capitalization is $5.4 b.
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


6.3 b8 b6.5 b6.7 b

Revenue growth, %



874 m2 b855 m839 m

EBIT margin, %

USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016


941 m717 m906 m418 m


447 m475 m581 m

Current Assets

2.9 b4.2 b4.1 b4.4 b


13 b13.2 b13 b13 b
USDFY, 2013FY, 2014FY, 2015FY, 2016

Net Income

18 m961 m249 m111 m

Accounts Payable

(1 m)185 m(221 m)(6 m)

Cash From Operating Activities

549 m854 m863 m1 b

Purchases of PP&E

(575 m)(492 m)(565 m)(489 m)
USDY, 2016


5.9 x


4.8 x


2.9 m

Financial Leverage

5.8 x
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