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Dynegy

Dynegy
Company nameDynegy Inc.
Company typePublic (NYSE:DYN)
IndustryEnergy (Electrical power industry)
Founded1984 as Natural Gas Clearinghouse
HeadquartersHouston, Texas
Area servedUSA (14 states)
Key peopleBruce A. Williamson, Chairman and CEO
Holli C. Nichols, EVP and CFO
ProductsNatural Gas (formerly, discontinued after 2005)
Electricity generation

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Dynegy Inc. (Nyse - DYN), based in Houston, Texas, United States, is a large owner and operator of power plants and a player in the natural gas liquids and coal business. The corporate headquarters are in Suite 5800 in the Wells Fargo Plaza at 1000 Louisiana Street in Downtown Houston.

Once known as "The Natural Gas Clearinghouse," Dynegy adopted the "New Economy" branding in 1998, after which the company structured itself in a manner similar to Enron, launching several business ventures, including an online trading platform and broadband communications services, which could be misconstrued of those of its larger rival.

The company was dubbed the "king of coal" by the National Environmental Trust.


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