Calpine Corporation is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands more and cleaner sources of electricity. Founded in 1984, Calpine is a major U.S. power company, capable of delivering more than 29,000 megawatts of clean, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in 20 U.S. states and Canada. The company develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of low-carbon, natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. Using advanced technologies, Calpine generates electricity in a reliable and environmentally responsible manner for the customers and communities it serves.
Calpine Quick Facts
- Calpine adheres to stringent standards for safe, efficient plant operations.
- Calpine is North America's leading geothermal power producer. At The Geysers, about 100 miles northeast of San Francisco, Calpine harnesses naturally heated steam from the earth to create electrical power. This renewable "green" power is available to consumers throughout California.