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Genesis Energy

Genesis Energy is a listed company in which the New Zealand government has a small majority ownership, and owns and operates the Huntly thermal (gas and coal-fired) power station, the Tongariro hydro power scheme, the Waikaremoana hydro power scheme, the Tekapo hydro power scheme, and the Hau Nui wind farm.

In the year ending June 2015 Genesis Energy generated 6,699 GWh, around 16% of New Zealand’s total electricity generation.

Genesis Energy supplies electricity to more than half a million ICPs making it New Zealand’s largest electricity retailer, and it is the largest retailer in the North Island.

Genesis Energy also retails natural gas to over 100,000 customers.