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Ben Hochstein

President, Tenaska Generation

Ben Hochstein is President of Tenaska Generation and oversees the Tenaska-owned generation fleet which consists of 14 natural gas facilities, two wind farms and two solar plants and generates a combined 7,700 megawatts (MW) of power. He is a member of Tenaska’s Executive Leadership Board.

In his current role, Mr. Hochstein leads the team that operates and manages one of the safest, most reliable fleets in the United States. The Tenaska fleet is recognized each year by the National Safety Council for its safe operations and is known for its community support.

Mr. Hochstein’s responsibilities for the fleet include value creation for Tenaska and its customers, partners and lenders through revenue enhancement and asset optimization including cost control, corporate and plant operations, risk management, compliance, budgeting and administration.

Before assuming his current role in 2022, Mr. Hochstein served as Vice President and Corporate Controller responsible for accounting, budgeting and financial reporting for Tenaska and all its plant partnerships.

Mr. Hochstein also has an extensive background in financial analysis, projections and planning; debt and equity financings; and development, acquisition and monetization activities for Tenaska projects.

Before joining Tenaska in 2012, Mr. Hochstein worked as a Certified Public Accountant in the audit division at Deloitte.

Outside of Tenaska, Mr. Hochstein serves on the Board of Directors of the Sienna Francis House as well as the Omaha Sports Commission.

Mr. Hochstein has a Bachelor of Science in Accounting from the University of Nebraska–Omaha.