Philosophy - Building Partnerships to Build Clean Energy

CPV partners with communities by building strong working relationships with residents, civic groups and local elected officials to be a responsible neighbor, sensitive to community values. CPV invests in public education and outreach programs to help people understand the technology and provide information about the development process from start to finish. CPV’s facilities incorporate high-efficiency advanced technologies that limit air emissions, conserve water and protect other natural resources. CPV’s natural gas facilities meet the most stringent emissions requirements while our wind-powered facilities harness an inexhaustible resource.


Focus - Building a Bridge to a Renewable Energy Future

CPV is focused on developing natural gas and wind-powered generation facilities as a means of building a bridge to our energy future. CPV is currently developing 4,000 MW of combined-cycle natural gas powered electric generation facilities across North America with an additional 2,250 MW under construction and another 725 MW in operation. CPV is also one of North America’s most active wind developers, having developed 5,000 MW of wind power since 2001.


Approach - Building Success through Proven Expertise


CPV is North America’s largest provider of asset management services to natural gas-fired generation facility owners. CPV is successfully managing the day-to-day operation and maintenance of more than 4,800 MW of CPV and 3rd party generation facilities to provide improved financial returns, enhanced environmental protection and greater consumer benefits. With over 10,000 MW of managed assets transacted since 2001, CPV is one of the best in the business. To learn more, please visit: CPV Asset Management

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Presence - Building a Strong Community Together

CPV has built a strong presence across North America. Headquartered in Silver Spring, MD the company has field offices in Braintree, Massachusetts, Houston, Texas and San Francisco, California. In addition, the company has personnel working in communities across the continent to help manage our many projects.

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"As the County Supervisor for the district that CPV Sentinel resides in I could not be more supportive of the plant. The plant has proven to be not only great for the local economy but they have proven themselves to be excellent corporate citizens. With San Onofre offline for good, this plant is a literal lifesaver."

- Marion Ashley, Supervisor, Riverside County

"On behalf of the Mayor's Office and the residents of Woodbridge Township, I am writing to express our sincere appreciation for the substantial benefits created by the CPV Woodbridge Energy Center. In addition to the clean, reliable electricity this state-of-the-art facility will generate, which will help drive our economy and further economic expansion, the CPV Woodbridge Energy Center has been a boon unto itself. This project has been the catalyst that has served to reutilize a former brownfield site on the Raritan River that stood vacant for decades. As part of this project, Woodbridge citizens will finally have public access to the river front as we complete the Woodbridge Waterfront Park and Sanctuary."

- John E. McCormac,
Mayor Woodbridge Township

"CPV Sentinel has been a wonderful corporate partner here in Desert Hot Springs. They have provided Thanksgiving and holiday meals for needy families, supported local schools, family support groups and have become an integral part of our community. I recently had the privilege of visiting the plant and was impressed how beautifully done all of the roads were. I was also impressed at the efficiency of the facility and the lack of noise while the plant was operational."

- Yvonne Park, Mayor
Desert Hot Springs

"The CPV Sentinel Plant is providing critical backstop to the extensive renewable energy in the Coachella Valley. It is not always possible to rely solely on renewable energy and this kind of plant is critical, particularly in our region where we have very hot summer months."

- Steve Pougnet, Mayor
Palm Springs

"By providing reliable and affordable back-up power for our region’s green energy resources, CPV Sentinel plays an important role in helping to maximize the desert's renewable energy potential.  The construction of this cutting edge facility also created hundreds of good paying jobs for the region at a time when they were sorely needed.  I have had the opportunity to visit the Sentinel plant and get a tour of its impressive technology.  I am pleased to have helped make this project a reality."

- V.M. Pérez, State Assemblymember
lead author of AB 1318

"As a state legislator, I was a principal coauthor of legislation that moved this plant forward and I am very happy to continue my support as a member of the Board of Supervisors for Riverside County where the plant is located. State of the art in clean power generation, this plant is a critical component of providing the regions power needs. It is great that it is operational 3 months ahead of schedule to provide critical power for the summer months in the Coachella Valley."

- John Benoit, Supervisor
Riverside County

"The construction of the Sentinel Power Plant provided many good paying jobs for our members at a difficult time in the economy when our industry was hurting.The relationship between CPV and labor was exceptional in every respect and CPV Sentinel was an exceptional employer. We are very pleased to have an ongoing relationship with them as they move into operations."

- Chuck McDaniels, Business Manager
IBEW Local 440