Articles tagged Genesis Energy


In a move that has polarised Green politicians and activists, Genesis Energy has announced it will keep burning coal until 2025 and possible as late as 2030. With James Shaw and Greenpeace lining up on opposite sides of the issue, Thomas Coughlan reports on why Huntly's smoke stacks could stay up for at least another decade.

For the convenience of email subscribers, here's my weekend column on whether Flick Electric could use new technology and raw market signals to 'do a Trade Me' to the electricity industry.

This chart (prepared by PwC for the Electricity Networks Association in May 2013) attempts to unravel the proportions of electricity charges related to lines distribution charges, electricity generation costs, network transmission costs and GST.