Calpine Corporation - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2014 Update

Date: August 31, 2014
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Calpine Corporation - Power Plants and SWOT Analysis, 2014 Update

Summary

The report contains a detailed description of the power generation company’s business operations, history, corporate strategy, and business structure. This report contains a detailed SWOT analysis, information on key employees (executives), and major products and services.

Scope
  • Major Power Plants (assets) - summarized and detailed information about the power plants (assets).
  • Operational Metrics (capacity, generation, revenue, sales, number of consumers).
  • Business description - A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.
  • Corporate strategy - GlobalData’s summarization of the company’s business strategy.
  • SWOT analysis - A detailed analysis of the company’s strengths, weakness, opportunities and threats.
  • Company history - Progression of key events associated with the company.
  • Major products and services - A list of major products, services and brands
  • Key employees - A list of the key executives and personnel heading key departments/functions.
  • Executive biographies - A brief Summary of the executives’ employment history.
  • Financial deals - Coverage of key financial deals from 2006 onwards, depending upon information availability
  • Important locations and subsidiaries - A list of key locations and subsidiaries of the company, including contact details.
Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company.

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  • Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research purposes. Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and major products and services are incorporated in the profile to assist in various business decisions (M&A and JV).
  • Identify potential customers and suppliers with this report’s analysis of the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services and business strategy.
  • Understand and respond to competitors’ business structure and strategies with GlobalData’s detailed SWOT analysis. In this, the company’s core strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats are analyzed, providing an up to date objective view of the company.
Company Snapshot
Key Information
Company Overview
SWOT Snapshot
Operational Metrics
Calpine Corporation, Operational Metrics, By Capacity
Calpine Corporation, Operational Metrics, By Generation
Calpine Corporation, Solar PV Parks
Calpine Corporation, Solar PV Parks, United States
Calpine Corporation, Geothermal Power Plants
Calpine Corporation, Geothermal Power Plants, United States
Calpine Corporation, Thermal Power Plants
Calpine Corporation, Thermal Power Plants, Canada
Calpine Corporation, Thermal Power Plants, United States
Business Description
Business Overview
North segment
Overview
Production
Financials
Southeast segment
Overview
Production
Financials
Texas segment
Overview
Production
Financials
West segment
Overview
Production
Financials
Major Products and Services
History
SWOT Analysis
Overview
Calpine Corporation Strengths
Strong Technology Base
Strong Asset Base
Dominant Market Position
Calpine Corporation Weaknesses
Dependence on Major Customers
Operational Inefficiency
Calpine Corporation Opportunities
Expansions
Positive Outlook for Electricity Demand: the US
Strategic Acquisitions
Calpine Corporation Threats
Fluctuations in Demand
Government Regulations
Dependence on T&D Facilities: Third Parties
Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios
Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios
Financial Ratios - Interim Ratios
Key Employees
Key Employee Biographies
Company Statement
Locations And Subsidiaries
Head Office
Other Locations & Subsidiaries
Financial Deals Landscape
Calpine Corporation, Deals Summary
Calpine Corporation, Power, Deal Details
Debt Offering
Calpine Raises USD1.25 Billion in Public Offering of 5.375% Notes Due 2023
Calpine Raises USD1.55 Billion in Public Offering of 5.75% Notes Due 2025
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 6% Notes Due 2022 For US$750 Million
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 5.875% Notes Due 2024 For US$490 Million
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 7.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2023 For US$1,200 Million
Calpine completes 7.5% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$2 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 7.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2020 For US$1.1 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 8% Senior Secured Notes Due 2019 For US$400 Million
Calpine Completes 7.25% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$1.2 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 8% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$1,000 Million
Calpine Generating Issues First Priority Secured Floating Rate Notes For US$235 Million
Asset Transactions
Calpine Sells Partially Completed Power Plant To CER Generation
Constellation Energy Acquires Hillabee Energy Center From Calpine
FirstEnergy Generation Acquires Natural Gas Combined Cycle Plant From Calpine
Asset Finance
LS Power Completes Acquisition of Six CCGT Power Plants in US From Calpine For USD1.5 Billion
Calpine Completes Project Financing Of US$425 Million For Acquisition Of Guadalupe Gas Fired Power Plant From MinnTex Power Holdings For US$625 Million
Wisconsin Power Acquires Riverside Energy Center From Calpine For US$400 Million
Calpine Sells Broad River Energy Project To Broad River For US$427 Million In South Carolina, US
Calpine Acquires Bosque Combined Cycle Power Plant From Bosque Power For US$432 Million
GE Energy And Calpine Complete Project Financing Of US$845 Million Russell City Energy Center In California, US
Calpine Sells 25% Undivided Interest In Freestone Energy Center For US$215 Million To Rayburn Country Electric
Xcel Energy Completes Bond Financing Of US$400 Million For The Acquisition Of Two Energy Centers From Calpine Corporation
Calpine Completes Project Financing Of US$1,400 Million For The Acquisition Of Conectiv Energy Fleet From Pepco Holdings
FirstEnergy Solution Acquries Natural Gas Fired Power Plant For US$254 Million From Calpine Corporation
Calpine Corporation Completes Project Financing Of US$156 Million For CCGT Deer Park Energy Center, U.S.
CER Generation Acquires Hillabee Energy Centre For US$155 Million From Calpine Corporation, U.S.
Calpine Corporation Completes Project Financing Of US$90 Million For Blue Spruce Energy Center, U.S.
FirstEnergy Corporation Acquires Natural Gas Combined Cycle Generation Plant For US$254 Million From Calpine Corporation, U.S.
Recent Developments
Calpine Corporation - Recent Developments
Nov 18, 2010: EPA Grants Federal Air Permit For Calpine's 600MW Russell City Energy Center In Hayward, US
Sep 26, 2007: Calpine Receives Approval From CEC To Construct Russell City Energy Center
Aug 01, 2014: Calpine Reports Strong Second Quarter Results and Reaffirms 2014
Jul 08, 2014: Calpine Announces Inaugural Senior Unsecured Notes Offering
May 01, 2014: Calpine Reports Record First Quarter Results
Feb 13, 2014: Calpine Reports Strong Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results, Raises 2014 Guidance
Dec 31, 2013: Calpine to Announce Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2013 Results on February 13, 2014
Nov 07, 2013: Calpine Reports Strong Third Quarter 2013 Results, Provides 2014 Guidance, Announces $1 Billion Multi-Year Share Repurchase Authorization
Oct 02, 2013: Calpine to Announce Third Quarter 2013 Results and Provide 2014 Guidance on November 7, 2013
Jul 25, 2013: Calpine Reports Second Quarter 2013 Results, Reaffirms 2013 Adjusted Free Cash Flow Per Share Guidance, Tightens 2013 Adjusted EBITDA
May 02, 2013: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $1.2 Billion In Q1 2013
Feb 13, 2013: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $5.5 Billion In 2012
Nov 06, 2012: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $2 Billion In Q3 2012
Jul 27, 2012: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $879m In Q2 2012
Apr 27, 2012: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $1.2 Billion In Q1 2012
Feb 10, 2012: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $6.8 Billion In 2011
Oct 28, 2011: Calpine Reports Revenue Of $2.2 Billion In Q3 2011
Jul 29, 2011: Calpine Reports Operating Revenues Of $1.6 Billion In Q2 2011
Apr 29, 2011: Calpine Reports Q1 2011 Results
Feb 18, 2011: Calpine Reports Total Operating Revenues Of $6.5 Billion In 2010
Oct 29, 2010: Calpine Reports Net Income Of $237 Million In Q3 2010
Jul 30, 2010: Calpine Reports Q2 2010 Results
May 05, 2010: Calpine Reports Operating Revenues Of $1.5 Billion In Q1 2010
Feb 25, 2010: Calpine Reports Net Income Of $145 Million In 2009
Oct 30, 2009: Calpine Reports Net Income Of $237 Million In Q3 2009
Jul 31, 2009: Calpine Reports Operating Revenues Of $1.47 Billion In Q2 2009
May 08, 2009: Calpine Reports Net Income Of $31 Million In Q1 2009
Feb 27, 2009: Calpine Reports 2008 Results
Nov 07, 2008: Calpine Reports 3Q 2008 Results
Aug 11, 2008: Calpine Reports 2Q 2008 Results
Jul 28, 2008: Calpine To Declares 2Q 2008 Results
May 12, 2008: Calpine Declares Q1 2008 Results
Feb 29, 2008: Calpine Declares 2007 Results
Nov 06, 2007: Calpine Reports Q3 2007 Results
Aug 07, 2007: Calpine Reports Q2 2007 Results
May 08, 2007: Calpine Reports Q1 2007 Results
Mar 19, 2007: Calpine Reports 2006 Results
May 21, 2014: Calpine Advances Succession Plans with Promotions of Senior Leaders
Nov 07, 2013: Thad Hill to Succeed Jack Fusco as Calpine’s CEO in May 2014 When Fusco Becomes Executive Chairman
Sep 20, 2013: Calpine Supports the EPA’s New Source Performance Standard
Aug 13, 2013: Two New Calpine Power Plants Begin Commercial Operations in California
May 03, 2013: CCFC Enters into $1.2 Billion Term Loan Facility
Feb 12, 2013: Calpine Names Ken Robinson Vice President and Chief Risk Officer
Dec 14, 2012: Calpine Receives Approval For Site Use Permit Extension For Davies Estate Geothermal Drilling Site
Nov 07, 2012: Calpine Provides Update On Power Production In Q3 2012
Jul 17, 2012: EPA Fines Sutter Energy Center $13,500 Following Illegal Arsenic Release
Apr 17, 2012: Dover Planning Commission Approves Calpine's Proposal To Construct Natural Gas-fired Power Project
Mar 23, 2012: Calpine's Carville Energy Center Contract Receives Regulatory Approval From Louisiana PSC
Mar 22, 2012: CPUC Approves Resolution Regarding Sutter Energy Center
Feb 03, 2012: Calpine Warns Of Negative Consequences If Environmental Restrictions On Emergency Diesel Generators Are Eased For DR Resources
Nov 08, 2011: Calpine Receives Approval From Sonoma County Board Of Supervisors To Build Two New Geothermal Power Plants At Geysers, US
Oct 12, 2011: Calpine And GE Energy Financial Services Celebrate Construction Of Russell City Energy Center
Jun 27, 2011: Calpine, GE Complete $844.5m Power Plant Financing For Russell City Energy Center
Jun 14, 2011: Calpine Announces Dedication Of York Energy Center In Pennsylvania
Mar 03, 2011: Calpine Commences Commercial Operations At York Energy Center In Pennsylvania
Jan 05, 2011: Calpine Appoints William E. Oberndorf As Board Of Director
Nov 30, 2010: Calpine Appoints Stephen J. Muscato As Senior Vice President Of Commercial Operations
Nov 08, 2010: Calpine Appoints Thad Hill As COO
Sep 13, 2010: California ISO Announces Closure Of Calpine’s 724MW Pastoria Gas-Fuelled Power Facility
May 19, 2010: Calpine’s 530MW Sutter Gas-Fired Power Plant Returns To Operations
Feb 04, 2010: Calpine Obtains Permit From BAAQMD To Build Gas-Fired Power Plant With Federal Limit On Greenhouse Gas Emissions
Dec 23, 2009: GE Delays Restart Of Inland Empire Natural Gas-Fired Plant Until Q2 2010
Dec 02, 2009: Calpine Shuts 525 MW Sutter Plant For Maintenance
Aug 24, 2009: Calpine's 530MW Sutter Gas-Fired Power Plant Shut
Aug 19, 2009: Calpine Appoints Todd Thornton As VP Of Finance And Treasurer
Jun 30, 2009: Calpine’s Pastoria Gas-Fired Power Plant Resumes Full Operations
Jun 29, 2009: Calpine Cuts Pastoria Natural Gas-Fired Power Plant Output By 515MW
Jun 01, 2009: Calpine Recommences Its 530 MW Sutter Natural Gas Power Plant On June 1, 2009
May 26, 2009: Calpine Closes Its 811 MW Delta Gas-Fired Power Plant In California
May 11, 2009: Calpine Announces Decrease Of Output At 811 MW Delta Gas-Fired Power Plant In California
Apr 20, 2009: Calpine Restarts Operation Of Its 546 MW Metcalf Gas-Fired Power Station
Apr 13, 2009: Calpine Announces Unplanned Outage At Metcalf Natural Gas Power Plant In California
Apr 13, 2009: Calpine Resumes Operation Of Sutter 530 MW Gas-Fired Power Station In California
Apr 01, 2009: Calpine Increases Output At 724 MW Gas-Fired Power Station In California
Mar 05, 2009: Calpine Receives Greenhouse Gas Reduction Recognition From EPA
Feb 18, 2009: Calpine Appoints New Board Member
Jan 08, 2009: Calpine Appoints SVP And CAO
Dec 18, 2008: Calpine Appoints CFO And EVP
Oct 17, 2008: Mitsui And Calpine Announces Commercial Operation Of Greenfield
Sep 02, 2008: Calpine Appoints EVP And CCO
Aug 29, 2008: Calpine Appoints Interim Corporate Controller And Principal Accounting Officer
Aug 12, 2008: Calpine Appoints Executive Vice President, CLO
Aug 11, 2008: Calpine Appoints President And CEO
Jul 14, 2008: Calpine Promotes Walker To Vice President, Finance And Investor Relations
Jun 27, 2008: Calpine Spends $409,000 On Lobbying In Q1 2008
Jun 04, 2008: Calpine Appoints Interim CFO
May 22, 2008: Calpine Director Resigns
May 02, 2008: Calpine Appoints Interim COO
Mar 18, 2008: Calpine SVP And CAO To Resign
Feb 29, 2008: Calpine CEO And Director To Leave
Dec 13, 2007: Calpine Appoints President, Power Operations
Dec 12, 2007: Calpine Restructures Power Sales Agreement With CDWR
Sep 20, 2007: Calpine Announces Promotion
Jun 19, 2007: Calpine Appoints SVP, Structuring And Analytics
Jun 14, 2007: Calpine Announces Promotion
Jun 13, 2007: Calpine Appoints EVP And CRO
May 16, 2007: Calpine Appoints Vice President, External Communications
May 04, 2007: Calpine Completes $377 Million Power Plant Financing
Mar 08, 2007: Calpine Appoints SVP, Origination And Marketing
Sep 26, 2012: Calpine Wins Contract To Supply Power To PSO
May 07, 2012: Calpine To Purchase Resource Adequacy From Sutter Energy Center
Mar 05, 2012: Calpine To Supply Power To WFEC From Oneta Energy Center
Jun 02, 2011: Vogt Power Receives Contract From CCMCI To Supply HRSGs To LECEF
Apr 05, 2011: GE To Install ZLD Waste Water Recycling Technology To RCEC
Sep 10, 2010: Calpine Signs Agreement With BPA To Balance Wind And Natural Gas-Fired Power Generation
May 26, 2010: Calpine Signs Seven-Year, 200MW PPA With SPS
Jan 11, 2010: Calpine Enters Into New Contract To Provide LADWP Wind Integration Services
Oct 30, 2009: PG&E To Buy Additional Geothermal Power From Calpine's Subsidiary
Apr 16, 2009: Calpine, GE Energy Financial Services Obtain California Public Utilities Commission’s Authorization Of Modified Power Purchase Agreement For Gas Plant
Aug 28, 2008: Calpine Signs Three Year PPA With TVA To Sell 500 MW Of Electric Power
Feb 15, 2008: PG&E Seeks Approval From Calpine For Geothermal Power Deal
Jan 22, 2008: Calpine Signs Contract With Georgia Group Of Electric Cooperatives
May 04, 2007: Calpine Signs Ten Year Agreement With SDG&E
Appendix
Report Scope
GlobalData Coverage
Benchmarking
GlobalData’s Methodology
Secondary Research
Primary Research
Contact Us
Disclaimer

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Calpine Corporation, Key Facts
Calpine Corporation, Operational Metrics, Capacity
Calpine Corporation, Operational Metrics, Generation
Calpine Corporation, Solar PV Parks, United States
Calpine Corporation, Geothermal Power Plants, United States
Calpine Corporation, Thermal Power Plants, Canada
Calpine Corporation, Thermal Power Plants, United States
Major Products and Services
Calpine Corporation, SWOT Analysis
Calpine Corporation, Ratios based on current share price
Calpine Corporation, Annual Ratios
Calpine Corporation, Interim Ratios
Calpine Corporation, Key Employees
Calpine Corporation, Other Locations
Calpine Corporation, Subsidiaries
Calpine Corporation, Deals Summary
Calpine Raises USD1.25 Billion in Public Offering of 5.375% Notes Due 2023
Calpine Raises USD1.55 Billion in Public Offering of 5.75% Notes Due 2025
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 6% Notes Due 2022 For US$750 Million
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 5.875% Notes Due 2024 For US$490 Million
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 7.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2023 For US$1,200 Million
Calpine completes 7.5% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$2 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 7.875% Senior Secured Notes Due 2020 For US$1.1 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 8% Senior Secured Notes Due 2019 For US$400 Million
Calpine Completes 7.25% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$1.2 Billion
Calpine Completes Private Placement Of 8% Senior Secured Notes Offering For US$1,000 Million
Calpine Generating Issues First Priority Secured Floating Rate Notes For US$235 Million
Calpine Sells Partially Completed Power Plant To CER Generation
Constellation Energy Acquires Hillabee Energy Center From Calpine
FirstEnergy Generation Acquires Natural Gas Combined Cycle Plant From Calpine
LS Power Completes Acquisition of Six CCGT Power Plants in US From Calpine For USD1.5 Billion
Calpine Completes Project Financing Of US$425 Million For Acquisition Of Guadalupe Gas Fired Power Plant From MinnTex Power Holdings For US$625 Million
Wisconsin Power Acquires Riverside Energy Center From Calpine For US$400 Million
Calpine Sells Broad River Energy Project To Broad River For US$427 Million In South Carolina, US
Calpine Acquires Bosque Combined Cycle Power Plant From Bosque Power For US$432 Million
GE Energy And Calpine Complete Project Financing Of US$845 Million Russell City Energy Center In California, US
Calpine Sells 25% Undivided Interest In Freestone Energy Center For US$215 Million To Rayburn Country Electric
Xcel Energy Completes Bond Financing Of US$400 Million For The Acquisition Of Two Energy Centers From Calpine Corporation
Calpine Completes Project Financing Of US$1,400 Million For The Acquisition Of Conectiv Energy Fleet From Pepco Holdings
FirstEnergy Solution Acquries Natural Gas Fired Power Plant For US$254 Million From Calpine Corporation
Calpine Corporation Completes Project Financing Of US$156 Million For CCGT Deer Park Energy Center, U.S.
CER Generation Acquires Hillabee Energy Centre For US$155 Million From Calpine Corporation, U.S.
Calpine Corporation Completes Project Financing Of US$90 Million For Blue Spruce Energy Center, U.S.
FirstEnergy Corporation Acquires Natural Gas Combined Cycle Generation Plant For US$254 Million From Calpine Corporation, U.S.
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