Genesis eyes long-term Meridian contract, 'pauses' development talks

Genesis eyes long-term Meridian contract, 'pauses' development talks
Gavin Evans
Genesis Energy has “paused” work on a pipeline of potential renewable generation developments while it waits to see if it can secure a long-term supply contract from Meridian Energy. The company, which wants to replace a large block of its gas-fired generation with renewable energy, had been investigating a range of options to buy power from wind, geothermal and solar developers. It has already signed a 20-year agreement to buy output from the 133-megawatt Waipipi wind farm Tilt Renewables is building near Waverley. Genesis chief executiv...

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