Focus on Genesis Energy
Genesis Energy is a New Zealand-owned and focused energy company. It supplies electricity, gas and LPG to around 670,000 customer accounts from North Cape to Bluff. It is currently installing Advanced Meters at its electricity customers’ properties. As a generator of electricity, Genesis Energy operates a diverse portfolio of power stations – from the 1448MW Huntly Power Station which has four duel fuel coal/gas units and two gas-fired turbines, to the hydro stations at Tongariro Power Scheme (362MW), Waikaremoana Power Scheme (138MW), Tekapo Power Scheme (185MW) and the Hau Nui Wind Farm (8.65MW) in south Wairarapa. Genesis Energy is also a 31% owner of the offshore Kupe Oil and Gas Field in Taranaki. Kupe delivers 15% of New Zealand’s natural gas and 50% of the country’s LPG supply. The field provides long term security of gas supply for the gas turbines at Huntly Power Station.