Statement from Tenaska CEO and Vice Chairman Jerry Crouse:

The Tenaska organization congratulates founder and Chairman Howard Hawks on his induction into the Nebraska Business Hall of Fame.

This is a well-deserved honor that highlights the entrepreneurship and foresight that has grown Tenaska from an aspiration into one of the largest private, independent energy companies in the U.S. Today, we are 700 employees strong, yet our corporate culture remains rooted in Howard’s founding principles: a strong work ethic with the highest standards of excellence, a commitment to pursue value for customers and partners, and relationships built on trust and fair dealing.

Because of Howard, Tenaska is the industry leader, and the stable employer, it is today.

His leadership continues outside of the office, too. The Hawks’ philanthropy and community involvement has set a strong example for others.

I know that Tenaska employees are proud of Howard’s legacy and actively work to preserve the Tenaska reputation that’s been decades in the making.

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Link to video of Howard Hawks Hall of Fame induction:

About Tenaska

Tenaska is one of the leading independent energy companies in the United States, with a reputation for high standards and expertise in natural gas and electric power marketing, energy management, development and acquisition of energy assets, and operation of generating facilities. Forbes magazine consistently ranks Tenaska among the 50 largest private U.S. companies. Gross operating revenues were $7.7 billion in 2020.

Tenaska has developed, managed and/or operated approximately 22 gigawatts (GW) of natural gas-fueled and renewables generation. Its development portfolios include more than 16 GW of solar, wind and energy storage projects. The current Tenaska operating fleet includes 7.5 GW of generating facilities.

Tenaska Marketing Ventures consistently ranks among the top five largest natural gas marketers in North America and is the top-ranked natural gas pipeline capacity trader. Tenaska Power Services Co. is the leading U.S. provider of energy management services to generation and demand-side customers.

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