CPN - Calpine Corporation

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Calpine Corporation

717 Texas Avenue
Suite 1000
Houston, TX 77002
United States

IndustryElectric Utilities
Full Time Employees2,290

Key Executives

NameTitlePayExercisedYear Born
Mr. John B. Hill IIIPres, CEO & Director2.4MN/A1967
Mr. Zamir RaufExec. VP & CFO1.22MN/A1960
Mr. W. Thaddeus MillerExec. VP, Chief Legal Officer & Sec.1.7MN/A1951
Mr. W. G. Griggs IIIExec. VP & Pres of Calpine Retail982.55kN/A1971
Mr. Charles M. GatesExec. VP of Power Operations994.99kN/A1951
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 December 31, 2017, it owned and operated 80 power plants, including 1 under construction with an aggregate generation capacity of 25,967 megawatts and 828 megawatts under construction. Calpine Corporation was founded in 1984 and is based in Houston, Texas. As of March 8, 2018, Calpine Corporation was taken private.

Corporate Governance

Calpine Corporation’s ISS Governance QualityScore as of March 1, 2018 is 1. The pillar scores are Audit: 1; Board: 2; Shareholder Rights: 1; Compensation: 1.

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.