Costs, prices and the elephant in the room: gentailers report

Costs, prices and the elephant in the room: gentailers report
Tiwai aluminium smelter – the elephant in the room everyone likes to talk about. (Image: BusinessDesk)
Ian Llewellyn
Electricity generators generally had common themes in their half-year reporting – rising revenue and costs with higher prices rolling onto customers where it was possible.They all put forward plans for building more generation. Still, they pointed to the elephant in the room that everyone wants to talk about – whether the Tiwai Point aluminium smelter will renew an electricity supply contract beyond the end of this year.All expressed hope that a deal would be reached but were naturally constrained in discussing how their part was go...

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