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    I worked at Calpine full-time (More than 5 years)

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    Pros

    Strong, well established, broad base of career opportunities

    Cons

    Company is headquartered in Houston, Texas


Calpine Interviews

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    Communications Interview

    Anonymous Interview Candidate in Houston, TX
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    I applied through other source – interviewed at Calpine (Houston, TX).

    Interview

    Very well organized. Everyone was polite and professional. Questions were relevant to the job and my experience. Met many senior leaders and was contacted in a timely fashion when the rounds were complete.

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Calpine Awards & Accolades

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Barron's 500, Barron's, 2009

Additional Info

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Website www.calpine.com
Headquarters Houston, TX
Size 1000 to 5000 Employees
Founded 1984
Type Company - Public (CPN)
Industry Oil, Gas, Energy & Utilities
Revenue $5 to $10 billion (USD) per year
Competitors Unknown

Calpine may get hot, but it also knows how to blow off some steam. The independent power producer and marketer controls 27,490 MW of generating capacity through interests in more than 90 primarily natural gas-fired power plants in 20 US states and Canada. This fleet also includes 15 geothermal power plants in California. Calpine, the leading geothermal power producer in North America, owns 725 MW of capacity at the largest geothermal facility in the US -- the Geysers in northern California, where electricity is produced from natural steam, and which accounts for more than... More

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