SOURCE: Industrial Info Resources

August 12, 2008 06:30 ET

Calpine Posts $197 Million Second-Quarter Profit, Moves Forward With Construction Projects, an Industrial Info News Alert

SUGAR LAND, TX--(Marketwire - August 12, 2008) - Researched by Industrial Info Resources (Sugar Land, Texas) -- Power generator Calpine Corporation (NYSE:CPN) (San Jose, California), which announced restructuring plans just last year after filing for bankruptcy in December 2005, has posted a second-quarter 2008 profit of $197 million, compared with a $500 million loss in the same period last year. The announcement comes one day after the company appointed its new President and CEO, Jack Fusco, who had served as Chairman and CEO of Texas Genco (Houston, Texas). Including Calpine's Otay Mesa and Greenfield projects, Industrial Info is tracking 21 active projects that Calpine is involved in as part of its Power Tracker.

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