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Country 'long way away' from 100pc renewable ... - Stuff.co.nz

Nov 12, 2015· * Meridian Energy calls on Genesis to reverse Huntly coal ... want to rely on Huntly's coal generators to meet its own demand in a drought year. ... in contracting with Genesis for [base load ...

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New Zealand Pledges An End To Coal By 2018 – ThinkProgress

New Zealand has more than 15 billion tons of known coal reserves in the ground, and says that more than half of those resources are probably recoverable. In 2013, New Zealand extracted 4.6 million tons of coal, exporting a little less than half of it — mostly to Asia, where it's used to power steel manufacturing. Nearly two-thirds of New Zealand's coal comes from just two mines ...

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Genesis calls time on NZ's last big coal-fired power ...

Aug 06, 2015· Genesis Energy [NZX: GNE], the country's biggest electricity retailer, will close New Zealand's only large scale coal-fired power station, at Huntly, by the end of 2018. Once the country's largest power station and built in the Think Big era of the late 1970s and early 1980s, Huntly had four coal-fired units capable of generating 1000MW but Genesis had …

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'Climate fight of 2016' - Genesis U-turn on coal angers ...

Apr 28, 2016· Genesis had previously said it would close the Huntly power station's two coal-fired Rankine units at the end of 2018, but a deal with other generators will now see them stay open until December ...

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New Zealand: Energy Country Profile - Our World in Data

New Zealand: Many of us want an overview of how much energy our country consumes, where it comes from, and if we're making progress on decarbonizing our energy mix. This page provides the data for your chosen country across all of the key metrics on this topic.

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235 kgs of coal per Kiwi | Kiwiblog

Jul 15, 2021· 235 kgs of coal per Kiwi. Radio NZ reports: In the same year that the government declared a climate emergency, imports of an especially dirty type of coal from Indonesia topped a million tonnes for the first time since 2006. Last year, 235 kilograms of overseas coal was imported for every New Zealander in order to power homes and businesses.

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New Zealand Pledges an End to Coal by 2018 - Our World

It appears that New Zealand is finally ready to throw their domestic coal habit into Mount Doom — by 2018, the country will cease to use coal as a source of domestic energy production. "Historically coal has played an important role in ensuring the security of New Zealand's electricity supply, particularly in dry years where our hydro-lake levels are low," Simon Bridges, …

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How the govt's ban on oil and gas exploration has ...

Jul 22, 2021· How the govt's ban on oil and gas exploration has tightened supplies – and resulted in NZ importing 2m tonnes of coal tutere44 Energy July 22, 2021 3 Minutes New Zealand has been facing some of the most challenging energy market conditions in over a decade, with simultaneous shortages in natural gas and hydro-electric generation.

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Government takes aim at 'commercial decision' by Genesis ...

Aug 10, 2021· Government takes aim at 'commercial decision' by Genesis Energy for blackout. It wasn't errant seaweed (this was a serious theory) or a …

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New Zealand Utility Genesis Signs Geothermal Deal ...

Aug 11, 2021· New Zealand, which gets more than half its electricity from hydro dams, has relied on Genesis Energy's coal-fired power plant to keep the …

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Genesis Energy ends international imported coal contract

Jan 24, 2014· Genesis Energy, operator of New Zealand's largest power station at Huntly, has ended a contract to import coal from off shore and, at the same time, has extended its supply agreement with Solid Energy. Both moves will result in a reduced supply of coal to the Huntly Power Station and are a consequence of the Company's decision to place a second of its …

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The future of coal - PressReader

Jul 12, 2021· Genesis Energy, which owns Huntly, is aiming to reduce its carbon emissions from electricit­y generation by nearly 1 million tonnes of carbon dioxide by 2025 – just over a third of the plant's total 2020 emissions. It'll get the best bang for buck by phasing out coal first, because the solid fossil fuel can produce twice as much carbon ...

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Huntly Thermal Power Station - Renewable Teacher

Apr 08, 2009· Drove down to Huntly in Genesis Energy's Toyota Prius on Monday 30th March (in which some people may see a certain irony :-). Simon Hurricks, Machine Dynamics Engineer at Huntly, gave me an overview of the power station on his laptop and also supplied me with a cd-rom copy of the power-point and a large plan of design performance data for coal/gas fired …

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Genesis chooses coal over gas for Huntly - MiningMonthly.com

Mar 26, 2004· Genesis chooses coal over gas for Huntly. GOVERNMENT-owned energy company Genesis Power says it is focusing on domestic and imported coal for the medium term at its dual-fuelled Huntly power station. The proposed extensions to Genesis Power's Huntly Power Station, NZ. The Auckland-headquartered company on Tuesday announced an after …

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New Zealand Genesis Energy Coal trains running again in ...

May 10, 2019· 0:00. 0:00 / 6:48 •. Live. •. Genesis Energy have resumed importing coal on a temporary basis for Huntly Power Station through the port of Mt Maunganui as a result of low water levels in hydro reservoirs and issues with the availability of natural gas. The traffic in imported coal has been an on and off flow since the trains commenced ...

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Genesis Energy to close last coal-fired power stations in NZ

Aug 06, 2015· New Zealand is saying goodbye to coal-fired power generation, with Genesis Energy advising it will permanently shut its last two coal-burning generators by December 2018 amid ample supplies of ...

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Genesis offers to buy proposed New Zealand power plant ...

Aug 27, 2003· Genesis had two offers of sites in Taranaki for development of the station. The cost of the turbines was about NZ$150m ($86.1m) and another NZ$100m would be needed for the conversion to combined ...

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Power cuts: Woods demands answers, Collins demands her sacking

Aug 10, 2021· "New Zealand last night experienced its highest-ever peak in terms of demand for electricity in terms of 7100 megawatts. ... rely on gas and coal to fill these gaps in …

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Heather du Plessis-Allen: It's not Genesis' fault

Aug 11, 2021· Wed, 11 Aug 2021, 6:15PM. It's cute of Megan Woods to try blaming Genesis for the power outage on Monday night because they didn't fire …

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Recent comments | Energy News

1) Tilt and Genesis are working on a generation option for Waverly in South Taranaki. That's in NZ. 2) NZ is not leaning more towards coal. NZ has always relied on coal to get us through dry times. We use to rely on it a lot more. In fact coal use for electricity generation has fallen drastically in the last decade. 3) the keyword there is ...

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Genesis Oxygen & Home Medical Equipment in Coal Grove ...

Genesis is an accepted provider for nearly all reimbursement sources. We accept patients on a need basis and when necessary, or when special circumstances arise, allow a 30-day period for social workers (or others) to assist patients in making financial arrangements and/or getting assistance for services rendered.

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Risk of New 'International Embarrassment' if NZ Phases Out ...

Mar 29, 2021· Risk of new 'international embarrassment' if we phase out coal and gas too soon. Special report: Inside the massive 10,000-submission mailbag on draft plan to reduce New Zealand's emissions to net-zero. The Climate Change Commission faces strong industry pushback against phasing out coal and gas energy. The deadline for submissions on the ...

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Imported coal needed to keep the lights on in NZ | Scoop News

Imported coal needed to keep the lights on in NZ . By Gavin Evans. Oct. 18 (BusinessDesk) - Genesis Energy is buying coal and gas in the wholesale market to …

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Genesis Energy to end coal use 'if we can' by 2030 | RNZ News

May 20, 2019· However, in its submission to the Ministry for the Environment on the Zero Carbon Bill in July last year, Genesis said it intended to "exit coal-fired generation altogether by 2030 at the latest". Responding to the change in wording, Mr England said the company did not rely heavily on coal. "Remember we use a lot of gas in our thermal generation.

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Heather du Plessis-Allan Drive - Perspective: It's not ...

Heather Duplicy Allen Drive, weekdays from four on News Talks at B. Oh, it's a bit cute of Megan Woods to try blaming Genesis for the power outage on Monday night cuz they didn't fire up the third coal boiler at Huntley fast enough. It's not Genesis' fault.

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Dawn chorus: Rio Tinto profits as NZ's poor shiver - by ...

Jul 28, 2021· The threat led 51% state-owned Meridian Energy to give a $60m per year electricity price cut to Rio Tinto in January which means the smelter now pays just $35 per megawatt/hr. That compares with the average wholesale electricity price since January of $239 per megawatt/hr and the price this week in the lower South Island of $103/mw/hr.

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New Zealand push on clean power comes with high political ...

May 31, 2018· New Zealand's biggest power plant, Huntly, owned by Genesis, was due to shut its coal units in 2018, but rival generator Meridian Energy MEL.NZ agreed to pay Genesis to keep them open as back-up ...

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Genesis in talks with BT Mining on Huntly supply ...

Genesis in talks with BT Mining on Huntly supply. Genesis Energy is working to secure new coal supplies from BT Mining. The company runs its two Rankine units at Huntly on a mix of coal and gas. It pre-emptively imported Indonesian coal earlier this year to ensure it had sufficient supplies for a dry winter.

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2016 Executive Summary of the in-depth review of New ...

GHG emissions may bring about new challenges. New Zealand's farming industry strongly relies on coal use (domestic lignite) for process heat, and current carbon prices do not encourage biomass co-firing or the switch to solid biomass in agriculture. Looking ahead to 2030, New Zealand has yet to adopt additional policies required for the

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Government takes aim at 'commercial decision' by Genesis ...

Aug 10, 2021· The government is now demanding answers from Genesis and blaming the company for causing the country's electricity market to fail. "All New Zealanders would have an expectation that when we're putting out emergency notices, that we're in a situation where we are in the middle of a storm and cold snap, I think New Zealanders rightly have an expectation that …

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Increasing carbon charges putting people relying on coal ...

Jul 09, 2020· At a time when the country is using the most energy for heating, increasing carbon charges are putting people that rely on coal out of pocket. …

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What's happening with New Zealand's Natural Gas and ...

But, New Zealand is a small, remote country which only accounts for 1/15 th of 1% of the world's population of 7.5 billion. New Zealand's electricity and natural gas markets are inextricably inter-linked. Electricity and gas compete as alternative energy …

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