ContourGlobal Plc engages in acquiring and developing wholesale power generation with long-term contracts diversified across fuel types and geographies. It operates through the following segments: Thermal Energy, Renewable Energy and Corporate & Other. The Thermal Energy segment involves in the power generating plants operating from coal, lignite, natural gas, fuel oil, and diesel. The Renewable Energy segment offers power generating plants operating from renewable resources such as wind, solar and hydro in Europe and South America. The Corporate & Other segment includes costs for centralized functions including executive oversight, corporate treasury and accounting, legal, compliance, human resources, information technology, political risk insurance, and facilities management. The company was founded by Joseph Courtney Brandt and Craig Allen Huff in 2005 and is headquartered in London, the United Kingdom.