America’s Premier Competitive Power Company
... Creating Power for a Sustainable Future


A Generation Ahead, Today

Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with robust commercial, industrial and residential retail operations in key competitive power markets. Founded in 1984, we use advanced technologies to generate power in an efficient, cost-effective and environmentally responsible manner.  Click the links below to learn more about why Calpine is the premier competitive power company.

Our Advantage

ImageUrlModern. Clean. Efficient. Flexible. Reliable. Geographically diverse. Find out why these attributes give Calpine the right fleet, at the right place, at the right time to benefit from trends affecting the power generation industry.Read More 

Our Customers

ImageUrlCalpine meets wholesale, retail and renewable energy customers’ needs through innovative, customized, cost-effective and reliable power solutions. We offer power, capacity, cogeneration, renewable integration and ancillary services.Read More 

Our Leadership

ImageUrlCalpine’s senior executives and Board of Directors lead the company with expansive industry knowledge, dedication to operational excellence and a commitment to responsible stewardship. Read More 

Our People

ImageUrlCalpine is powered by great employees – and their great ideas – working together across the nation and across a wide spectrum of trades and professions. To achieve our mission of being the premier competitive power company, we draw on the richness and diversity of our backgrounds and experiences to continuously learn from – and to teach – one another. Read More 



Providing meaningful support to the communities where our employees live and work is part of Calpine’s mission. Learn more about our philanthropic dedication to wellness, health, the environment and families.

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Government Relations

Government Relations

Calpine focuses on competitive power markets. Find out how we lead the power industry in advocating market-driven solutions and environmentally responsible regulation.

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