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(HOUSTON, Texas) — May 24, 2018 – Calpine Corporation (“Calpine” or the “Company”) cleared a total of 5,152 MW in PJM’s 2021/2022 base residual auction. Based on these results, Calpine expects PJM capacity revenues of approximately $307 million for the 2021/2022 planning year. 


The table below provides a detailed description of the 2021/2022 base residual auction results.


Capacity Performance Product


Cleared Capacity (MW)

Price ($/MW-day)













 Forward-Looking Information


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About Calpine

Calpine Corporation is America’s largest generator of electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources with operations in competitive power markets. Our fleet of 80 power plants in operation or under construction represents approximately 26,000 megawatts of generation capacity. Through wholesale power operations and our retail businesses Calpine Energy Solutions and Champion Energy, we serve customers in 25 states, Canada and Mexico. Our clean, efficient, modern and flexible fleet uses advanced technologies to generate power in a low-carbon and environmentally responsible manner. We are uniquely positioned to benefit from the secular trends affecting our industry, including the abundant and affordable supply of clean natural gas, environmental regulation, aging power generation infrastructure and the increasing need for dispatchable power plants to successfully integrate intermittent renewables into the grid. Please visit to learn more about how Calpine is creating power for a sustainable future.



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