Genesis eyes country's biggest solar project to reduce emissions

Genesis eyes country's biggest solar project to reduce emissions
Gavin Evans
Genesis Energy is in talks to buy the output of a 300-megawatt solar farm proposed for northern Waikato.The project would generate about 550 gigawatt-hours of electricity and would have “nice synergies” with the gas- and coal-fired generation Genesis operates at Huntly, chief executive Marc England told BusinessDesk. Genesis also operates the Tongariro and Waikaremoana hydro schemes in the North Island and the Tekapo scheme in the South Island.The solar project, being developed by an unnamed third-party provider, wouldn’t be available until 202...

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