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Calpine

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Other Great Industries
HQ: Houston, TX   |   1,000 - 2,500 employees  |  
Overview
Founded in 1984, Calpine Corporation (NYSE: CPN) operates 92 power plants that are capable of delivering approximately 28,000 megawatts of clean, reliable electricity to customers and communities in 20 U.S. states and Canada. Houston-based Calpine is committed to safely and responsibly meeting the needs of an economy that demands cleaner, more fuel-efficient and dependable sources of electricity.
ASPIRE
ASPIRE to be part of a cleaner and greener tomorrow
Calpine’s commitment to the environment is fundamental to our corporate philosophy. It defines who we are and how we serve our customers.

Our fleet of renewable geothermal and low-carbon natural gas power plants is among the cleanest in the nation. Our pioneering reclaimed water programs help protect renewable resources and eliminate wastewater discharge. And in Hayward, California, we are building the nation’s first power plant subject to a voluntary federal limit on greenhouse gas emissions. These examples demonstrate why Calpine is a generation ahead, today.


ASPIRE to make a difference
A career at Calpine is a commitment to helping power homes and businesses across the nation with clean, cost-effective and fuel-efficient electricity.

Our passion for operational excellence, best-in-class safety and financially disciplined growth is exhibited daily by plant staff who assure reliable generation, turbine maintenance engineers who apply industry-leading technical expertise and commercial operations and origination personnel who provide our customers with flexible, innovative solutions.

Calpine is also committed to providing meaningful support to our communities through a wide variety of volunteer and charitable activities.


ASPIRE to power your future
At Calpine, we give you the tools you need to chart your own career path in an engaging, fast-paced environment where you can learn from power industry leaders.

Whether you are a student seeking an internship that offers real-world experience, a recent graduate ready to build a rewarding career or a seasoned professional who wants to expand your horizons, Calpine provides meaningful opportunities and challenges.

Our learning and development platforms and educational reimbursement programs enable employees with initiative to explore their own potential in a dynamic and rewarding industry.
Why Calpine?
The nation’s largest independent power producer, Calpine is well positioned operationally and financially to take advantage of strategic opportunities for fiscally disciplined growth. As the new economics of modern, efficient, natural gas-fired generation take hold and as environmental imperatives force older coal-fired generation to retire, Calpine’s modern, flexible and reliable fleet stands ready to lead our nation’s march toward a cleaner energy future.


Lead by Example
Safety is Calpine’s top priority – at the highest levels of leadership and throughout the company. Our lost-time incident rate consistently ranks within the first quartile of our industry, but we constantly strive to improve safety practices and minimize risk. Our “Safety First” culture empowers all employees to lead by example – setting the highest standards for safety on the job, at home and in our communities.

Vision & Values
Calpine is achieving its vision of being the premier independent power company in the United States by applying the ASPIRE values to every task, action, pursuit and decision: Accountability, Safety, Passion, Integrity, Respect and Esprit de Corps.