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Calpine Corporation (CPN)

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Calpine Corporation

717 Texas Avenue
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77002
United States

IndustryElectric Utilities
Full Time Employees2,372

Key Executives

Mr. John B. Hill IIIChief Exec. Officer, Pres and Director2.4MN/A50
Mr. Zamir RaufChief Financial Officer and Exec. VP1.22MN/A57
Mr. W. Thaddeus MillerChief Legal Officer, Exec. VP and Sec.1.7MN/A66
Mr. W. G. Griggs IIIExec. VP and Pres of Calpine Retail982.55kN/A46
Mr. Charles M. GatesExec. VP of Power Operations994.99kN/A66
Amounts are as of December 31, 2016 and compensation values are for the last fiscal year ending on that date. Pay is salary, bonuses, etc. Exercised is the value of options exercised during the fiscal year. Currency in USD.


Calpine Corporation, a wholesale power generation company, owns and operates natural gas-fired and geothermal power plants in North America. It operates natural gas-fired combustion turbines and renewable geothermal conventional steam turbines. The company sells power, steam, capacity, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to utilities, independent electric system operators, industrial and agricultural companies, retail power providers, municipalities and other governmental entities, and power marketers, as well as retail commercial, industrial, and residential customers. As of February 1, 2017, it owned and operated 80 power plants, including 1 under construction with an aggregate generation capacity of 25,908 megawatts and 828 megawatts under construction. The company was founded in 1984 and is based in Houston, Texas.

Corporate Governance

Calpine Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of September 1, 2017 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 2.

Corporate governance scores courtesy of Institutional Shareholder Services (ISS). Scores indicate decile rank relative to index or region. A decile score of 1 indicates lower governance risk, while a 10 indicates higher governance risk.