(for customers in the Orion network region)

Christchurch and Selwyn District residential pricing plans

New to Genesis Energy? Whether you're moving home or switching power companies, we've got a great energy solution to suit your needs.

For existing customers; if the standard prices shown below do not match the current prices on your invoice, please contact us on 0800 300 400 for your specific pricing.

Household Plan


Excludes GST

before Prompt Payment Discount

Flexible Plan

Excludes GST

before Prompt Payment Discount

Daily Fixed Charge - cents/day 75.00 83.00
Variable Anytime - cents/kWh 25.24 28.04
Variable Controlled - cents/kWh 20.34 22.60
Variable Night Only~ - cents/kWh 10.47 11.63
Variable Day** - cents/kWh 27.58 30.64
Variable Night** - cents/kWh 10.47 11.63
Variable Composite - cents/kWh 23.31 25.93
Variable Night Plus~ - cents/kWh 12.62 14.02
Variable Weekend*** - cents/kWh 10.47 11.63
Variable Weekday Peak^ - cents/kWh 27.58 30.64
Variable Weekday Off Peak^ - cents/kWh 27.58 30.64
Variable Night and Weekend^ - cents/kWh 10.47 11.63
HomeGen**** -8.00 -8.00
New to Genesis Energy?
Classic Plan*


Excludes GST

before Prompt Payment Discount

Flexible Plan

Excludes GST

before Prompt Payment Discount

Daily Fixed Charge - cents/day 33.33 33.33
Variable Anytime - cents/kWh 26.93 29.97
Variable Controlled - cents/kWh 22.03 24.53
Variable Night Only~ - cents/kWh 12.16 13.25
Variable Day**- cents/kWh 29.27 32.67
Variable Night**- cents/kWh 12.16 13.25
Variable Composite - cents/kWh 25.00 27.86
Variable Night Plus~ - cents/kWh 14.15 15.72
Variable Weekend*** - cents/kWh 12.16 13.25
Variable Weekday Peak^WeekdayW - cents/kWh 29.27 32.67
Variable Weekday Off Peak^ - cents/kWh 29.27 32.67
Variable Night and Weekend^ - cents/kWh 12.16 13.25
HomeGen**** -8.00 -8.00
New to Genesis Energy?

Terms specific to these plans

^Offer is only available to new residential electricity customers who pay by direct debit and receive bills by e-mail. Not eligible for additional dual fuel discounts. Eligibility criteria, 12-month fixed term plan and offer terms and conditions apply.  eSaver prices effective from 22 May 2017. Refer to important notes below.

On the flexible plan, you will receive an additional 5% on top of the 10% prompt payment discount if you are a Dual fuel customer - that's 15% off your total bill.   Standard prices effective from 16 January 2018.

All prices are rounded to two decimal places.

Prompt Payment Discount is available on the electricity portion of your bill when you pay your total bill in full by the due date.

* Classic Plan prices available for Additional Homes (conditions apply).

~ Must be accompanied by a 24hr meter. 

** Must be used in tandem.

*** Must only be used in conjunction with Day/Night - conditions apply. 

**** HomeGen Credit terms and conditions apply.

^ Must only be used in conjuction with each other.


For more information on our Electricity Pricing Plans.

Your electricity bill is made up of:

Daily Fixed Charge

This is a cents/day charge covering the fixed cost of your energy supply from the network or lines company plus a cost for metering and billing.

Variable Charge

This is a cents/kWh charge for the cost of the amount of electricity you use. It covers the cost of generating, transmitting and distributing the electricity to your home. This rate also includes the variable Electricity Authority levies.

The variable rates available are dependent on your wiring and meter setup. Some variable rates are not applicable in your network area. If you wish to change your meter arrangements, a charge may apply.

Important Notes:

  • An early termination charge of $150.00 will apply for eSaver plans if you switch your electricity to a new retailer prior to the end of the 12 month term.
  • Prices exclude Prompt Payment Discount and GST.
  • kWh = Kilowatt hour, 1 kWh = 1 unit of electricity.
  • The Daily Fixed Charge applies to each separately metered supply point.
  • Fixed Charges which are specific to your property may apply; these are in addition to the above prices.
  • Prices reflected above are for standard single-phase residential connections. If your property is connected via anything other than a standard single phase residential supply you may be charged different rates and should contact us so we can confirm appropriate pricing.
  • Genesis Energy's credit criteria and standard terms and conditions for the supply of energy apply.
  • Prices are subject to change.

If you have a question or need more information, please call our Customer Excellence Team on 0800 300 400. Alternatively you can email us.