SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 26 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Calpine Corporation
(OTC Pink Sheets: CPNLQ) announced today that it has named Yvonne A. McIntyre
as Vice President, Federal Legislative Affairs. In this capacity, Ms.
McIntyre, who is located in Calpine's Washington, D.C. office, is responsible
for developing, managing and implementing the federal legislative and
regulatory strategies for the company and communicating with members of
Congress. Ms. McIntyre joined Calpine in 2004 as Director of Federal
"Yvonne is an experienced government and regulatory affairs advocate for
the power sector. We look forward to her taking the lead on all legislative
matters in Congress, with a particular focus on energy and environmental
legislation," stated Robert P. May, Calpine's Chief Executive Officer. "As a
leader in renewable geothermal energy and low-carbon power generation, Calpine
is committed to advocating for legislation to address global warming while
assuring the industry delivers power to consumers in the most reliable, fuel-
efficient and environmentally responsible manner," he continued.
Ms. McIntyre has served in senior government affairs positions within the
power industry for more than 12 years. Prior to joining Calpine, she
represented major utilities and power companies in Washington, D.C. Ms.
McIntyre has worked extensively on matters related to the national energy
policy bill, California/Western energy markets and the Clean Air Act, and has
also worked on tax and other issues relating to the promotion of renewable
fuel technologies. Ms. McIntyre began her professional career with Detroit
Edison in 1988 as an electrical engineer working in power plants and
distribution systems service centers. She holds a degree in Electrical
Engineering from Oakland University and a Master's in Business Administration
from Wayne State University.
Calpine Corporation is helping meet the needs of an economy that demands
more and cleaner sources of electricity. Founded in 1984, Calpine is a major
North American power company, capable of delivering nearly 26,000 megawatts of
clean, reliable and fuel-efficient electricity to customers and communities in
18 U.S. states and three Canadian provinces. The company owns, leases and
operates integrated systems of fuel-efficient natural gas-fired and renewable
geothermal power plants. Please visit www.calpine.com for more information.
SOURCE Calpine Corporation
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