Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. Our fleet of 82 power plants in operation represents nearly 27,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Serving customers in 18 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. We focus on competitive wholesale power markets and advocate for market-driven solutions that result in nondiscriminatory forward price signals for investors.
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.