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Calpine Corporation (CPN) - Financial and Strategic SWOT Analysis Review provides you an in-depth strategic SWOT analysis of the company’s businesses and operations. The profile has been compiled by GlobalData to bring to you a clear and an unbiased view of the company’s key strengths and weaknesses and the potential opportunities and threats. The profile helps you formulate strategies that augment your business by enabling you to understand your partners, customers and competitors better.The profile contains critical company information including:- Business description – A detailed description of the company’s operations and business divisions.- Corporate strategy – Analyst’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 of the company.- Key competitors – A list of key competitors to the company.- Key employees – A list of the key executives of the company.- Executive biographies – A brief summary of the executives’ employment history.- Key operational heads – A list of personnel heading key departments/functions.- Important locations and subsidiaries – A list and contact details of key locations and subsidiaries of the company.- Detailed financial ratios for the past five years – The latest financial ratios derived from the annual financial statements published by the company with 5 years history.- Interim ratios for the last five interim periods – The latest financial ratios derived from the quarterly/semi-annual financial statements published by the company for 5 interims history.HighlightsCalpine Corporation (Calpine) is an energy utility that generates electricity from natural gas and geothermal resources. It is one of the largest power generators in the US. The company develops, constructs, owns and operates a modern and flexible fleet of natural gas-fired and renewable geothermal power plants. The company generates electricity and produces steam from natural gas-fired combustion and renewable geothermal facilities. Calpine sells wholesale power, capacity, steam, renewable energy credits, and ancillary services to industrial companies, utilities, municipalities, retail power providers, municipalities, agricultural companies, independent electric system operators, and marketers. The company provides electricity to customers and communities across the US, and Canada. Calpine is headquartered in Houston, Texas, the US.Calpine Corporation Key Recent DevelopmentsMar 08, 2016: Calpine Names Charlie Gates as New EVP of Power OperationsFeb 12, 2016: Calpine Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results, Reaffirms 2016 GuidanceOct 30, 2015: Calpine Reports Third Quarter Results, Narrows 2015 Guidance and Provides 2016 GuidanceOct 01, 2015: Delaware Governor Markell, Federal, State, County and Local Officials Join Calpine CEO Thad Hill for Garrison Energy Center DedicationSep 28, 2015: Calpine Updates Wildfire Impact on The Geysers Geothermal Power FacilitiesKey benefits of buying this profile include:You get detailed information about the company and its operations to identify potential customers and suppliers.- The profile analyzes the company’s business structure, operations, major products and services, prospects, locations and subsidiaries, key executives and their biographies and key competitors.Understand and respond to your competitors’ business structure and strategies, and capitalize on their weaknesses. Stay up to date on the major developments affecting the company.- The company’s core strengths and weaknesses and areas of development or decline are analyzed and presented in the profile objectively. Recent developments in the company covered in the profile help you track important events.Equip yourself with information that enables you to sharpen your strategies and transform your operations profitably.- Opportunities that the company can explore and exploit are sized up and its growth potential assessed in the profile. Competitive and/or technological threats are highlighted.Scout for potential investments and acquisition targets, with detailed insight into the companies’ strategic, financial and operational performance.- Financial ratio presented for major public companies in the profile include the revenue trends, profitability, growth, margins and returns, liquidity and leverage, financial position and efficiency ratios.Gain key insights into the company for academic or business research.- Key elements such as SWOT analysis, corporate strategy and financial ratios and charts are incorporated in the profile to assist your academic or business research needs.Note: Some sections may be missing if data is unavailable for the company
Table of ContentsTable of Contents 2List of Tables 4List of Figures 5Section 1 - About the Company 6Calpine Corporation - Key Facts 6Calpine Corporation - Key Employees 7Calpine Corporation - Key Employee Biographies 8Calpine Corporation - Major Products and Services 10Calpine Corporation - Key Operational Summary 11Calpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type (Power Generation), 2010 11Calpine Corporation - History 12Calpine Corporation - Company Statement 16Calpine Corporation - Locations And Subsidiaries 20Head Office 20Other Locations & Subsidiaries 20Section 2 – Company Analysis 24Calpine Corporation - Business Description 24Business Description - East segment 24East segment - Overview 24East segment - Production 24East segment - Financials 24Business Description - Texas segment 24Texas segment - Overview 24Texas segment - Production 24Texas segment - Financials 24Business Description - West segment 25West segment - Overview 25West segment - Production 25West segment - Financials 25Calpine Corporation - Corporate Strategy 26Calpine Corporation - SWOT Analysis 27SWOT Analysis - Overview 27Calpine Corporation - Strengths 27Strength - Strong Technology Base 27Strength - Increasing Working Capital 27Strength - Business Model: Integrated Operations 27Calpine Corporation - Weaknesses 28Weakness - Decrease in Revenue 28Calpine Corporation - Opportunities 29Opportunity - Prospects for Growth in Demand for Electricity: the US 29Opportunity - Strategic Acquisitions 29Opportunity - Strategic Initiatives 29Calpine Corporation - Threats 30Threat - Seasonal Variations and Weather Conditions 30Threat - Government Regulations 30Threat - Dependence on T&D Facilities: Third Parties 30Calpine Corporation - Key Competitors 31Section 3 – Company Financial Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Capital Market Ratios 32Financial Ratios - Annual Ratios 33Performance Chart 34Financial Performance 34Financial Ratios - Ratio Charts 35Section 4 – Company’s Power Financial Deals and Alliances 36Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Calpine Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Section 5 – Company’s Recent Developments 39Mar 08, 2016: Calpine Names Charlie Gates as New EVP of Power Operations 39Feb 12, 2016: Calpine Reports Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2015 Results, Reaffirms 2016 Guidance 40Oct 30, 2015: Calpine Reports Third Quarter Results, Narrows 2015 Guidance and Provides 2016 Guidance 43Oct 01, 2015: Delaware Governor Markell, Federal, State, County and Local Officials Join Calpine CEO Thad Hill for Garrison Energy Center Dedication 46Sep 28, 2015: Calpine Updates Wildfire Impact on The Geysers Geothermal Power Facilities 47Sep 14, 2015: Calpine Provides Update on Wildfire Impact on The Geysers Geothermal Power Facilities 48Jul 30, 2015: Calpine Reports Strong Second Quarter Results; Narrows 2015 Guidance Ranges While Reaffirming Midpoints 49May 12, 2015: Calpine Announces New Chief Commercial Officer, Succession Plan for Chief Accounting Officer 52May 01, 2015: Calpine Reports First Quarter Results, Reaffirms 2015 Guidance 53Mar 09, 2015: Marin Clean Energy and Calpine Sign Agreement to Displace System Power Purchases with Local, Affordable Energy 54Section 6 – Appendix 55Methodology 55Ratio Definitions 55About GlobalData 59Contact Us 59Disclaimer 59List of TablesCalpine Corporation, Key Facts 6Calpine Corporation, Key Employees 7Calpine Corporation, Key Employee Biographies 8Calpine Corporation, Major Products and Services 10Calpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11Calpine Corporation, History 12Calpine Corporation, Other Locations 20Calpine Corporation, Subsidiaries 21Calpine Corporation, Key Competitors 31Calpine Corporation, Ratios based on current share price 32Calpine Corporation, Annual Ratios 33Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37Calpine Corporation, Recent Deals Summary 38Currency Codes 55Capital Market Ratios 55Equity Ratios 56Profitability Ratios 56Cost Ratios 57Liquidity Ratios 57Leverage Ratios 58Efficiency Ratios 58List of FiguresCalpine Corporation, Share of Installed Capacity by Fuel Type, MW, 2010 11Calpine Corporation, Performance Chart (2011 - 2015) 34Calpine Corporation, Ratio Charts 35Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals By Year, 2010 to YTD 2016 36Calpine Corporation, Power, Deals by Type, 2010 to YTD 2016 37