Cogentrix Energy is a leading independent power producer. Cogentrix develops, owns and operates a growing number of electric generating facilities, located predominately throughout the United States. These plants utilize both proven and emerging technologies as well as innovative management and operational procedures to serve the electric energy supply needs of a growing list of public utilities, municipalities, power marketers and industrial customers. The company has a team of industry experts who continuously seek attractive development and acquisition opportunities, diligently work to plan, structure and finalize power projects and pioneer plant management techniques that enable facilities to deliver maximum reliability. The company has been in business since 1983.