Genesis News

Genesis welcomes Government’s dry year risk review, but urges caution on what the best outcome could be for New Zealand’s low carbon future
27 July 2020
Genesis welcomes the Government’s proposal to look at solutions to alleviate New Zealand’s seasonal electricity generation shortfall, especially during dry years.
Genesis Statement on the closure of Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter
09 July 2020
The closure of Rio Tinto’s Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter is disappointing news, in particular, for the people of Southland who are most directly affected.
Genesis installs curved solar panels to power Emirates Team New Zealand
01 July 2020
Genesis has taken powering Emirates Team New Zealand to a new level with an innovative installation of curved solar panels to the team’s base in Wynyard Quarter, Auckland
Huntly Availability Update
25 June 2020
Due to challenging market conditions, driven by low hydro inflows, Genesis has taken steps to make additional capacity available to the market by making available a third Rankine unit to run concurrently with Unit 5 and Unit 6 if required through July and August.
Genesis School-gen has joined forces with Mind Lab Kids to help Kiwi kids’ put their energy to good use
22 April 2020
While families across NZ are adapting to learning from home, Genesis School-gen are providing free access to online STEM resources, challenges and activities.
Genesis and Coronavirus (COVID-19)
25 March 2020
In response to COVID-19, Genesis is well prepared to continue providing essential energy services to New Zealand. At times like this, the biggest contribution we can make is to look after our people, customers and keep the lights on.