About Tenaska

Tenaska is one of the largest private, independent energy companies in the United States, with a proven record of success in development, design, construction, operation and financing of energy plants and in energy marketing. Founded in 1987, it has a solid reputation for:

    • Innovative expertise
    • Long-term reliability
    • Ability to capitalize on opportunities and deliver tangible results

Tenaska’s experienced professionals are leaders in all aspects of energy production, marketing and financial management. As a private, independent company, Tenaska has the expertise, the resources and the flexibility to meet growing energy demands in a changing energy business climate.


This diverse base offers customers the advantage of expertise across the energy spectrum, leveraging strengths that include logistics, capital solutions and conservative risk management.

Tenaska’s people are known throughout the industry for fair and ethical dealing and as early adapters able to respond rapidly to changing markets. They are behind Tenaska’s well-documented reputation for providing safe, reliable electricity; for being environmentally and socially responsible; and for demonstrating dedication and commitment to the communities where it does business. 

Headquartered in Omaha, Neb., Tenaska has regional offices in Dallas, Denver, Houston, Pittsburgh and Calgary and Vancouver, Canada.

Tenaska Energy, Inc. and Tenaska Energy Holdings, LLC (collectively “Tenaska”) are privately held and operate as co-holding companies. In addition to describing companies and projects that are subsidiaries or partially owned by Tenaska, this website includes information on companies and projects that are managed but not owned by Tenaska, including: Tenaska Commodities, LLC; Tenaska Resources, LLC; private equity investments managed by Tenaska Capital Management, LLC; and other entities and business units.