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Genesis could extend Huntly's life to post-2040 using biomass

Ian Llewellyn
Tue, 05 Jul 2022

Genesis could extend Huntly's life to post-2040 using biomass
Genesis looks to extend the future of NZ's largest thermal plant. (Image: Getty)
Ian Llewellyn
Tue, 05 Jul 2022
Genesis Energy says its plans to use biofuel at the Huntly power station could extend its life to post-2040.The observation is made in submissions on the government’s Emissions Reduction Plan which is currently being considered by Parliament’s environment select committee.Genesis said it supports the government’s goal of increasing the renewable share of energy consumption to 50% by 2035. “However, we consider that the current focus may be too siloed in terms of achieving our transition to renewable energy generatio...

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