Mercury

Mercury
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  • Mercury NZ Ltd generates electricity from renewable hydro and geothermal sources.
  • Sells electricity through retail brands Mercury and GLOBUG.
  • Listed on the New Zealand Stock and Australian Stock Exchanges.
  • Owns and operates the Waikato hydro scheme, consisting of nine hydro stations.
  • Also operates and either owns, or owns in partnership with Māori land trusts, five geothermal power stations in the central North Island.
  • Has a 19.99% stake in Tilt Renewables and is building what will be New Zealand’s largest wind farm at Turitea in the Manawatu.

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