Contact Energy Ltd

What is Contact Energy Ltd about?
Contact Energy (ASX:CEN) is a New Zealand-based electricity generator and retailer. The company operates a diversified portfolio of power generation assets, including geothermal, hydro, gas, and wind power plants. Contact Energy is the largest electricity generator in New Zealand and provides electricity to over 500,000 customers. Contact’s subsidiary Simply Energy provides electricity and gas to more than 700,000 customers across Australia.
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Where is the head office for Contact Energy Ltd?

Head Office
Wellington, New Zealand

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What does Contact Energy Ltd specialise in?
/Energy /Renewables /Electricity /Consumer services /Geothermal /Power generation /Wind turbines
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What are Contact Energy Ltd’s services?
Overview of Contact Energy Ltd offerings
Contact Energy’s portfolio expected to be more than 95% renewable by FY27, with more than $1.2 billion of renewable generation currently under construction.
10-year renewable Attribute Purchase Agreement (APA) with Microsoft will see Contact provide Microsoft with all the renewable energy attributes generated by Contact’s new 51.4MW Te Huka Unit 3 geothermal power station.
Tauhara, Contact’s new geothermal power station in Taupo is expected to be operational by the end of 2023. The power station is expected to generate 174MW of renewable energy, and will be one of the largest of its kind in the world.
New power station planned for the Wairakei steamfield called GeoFuture.
Construction underway for Te Huka 3, which will be the world’s largest single unit binary power plant at 51.4MW, with carbon capture and reinjection capability.
Who is in the Contact Energy Ltd executive team?
Contact Energy Ltd leadership team
  • Mr. Michael  Fuge
    Mr. Michael Fuge
    Chief Exec. Officer
  • Mr. Dorian Kevin Thomas Devers A.C.M.A., ACMA, B.Sc., BSc (Hons)
    Mr. Dorian Kevin Thomas Devers A.C.M.A., ACMA, B.Sc., BSc (Hons)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Iain  Gauld
    Mr. Iain Gauld
    Chief Information Officer
  • Mr. Matthew  Forbes
    Mr. Matthew Forbes
    Investor Relations Mang. & GM of Corp. Fin.
  • Ms. Catherine  Thompson
    Ms. Catherine Thompson
    Chief Corp. Affairs Officer & Gen. Counsel
  • Ms. Jan  Bibby
    Ms. Jan Bibby
    Chief People & Transformation Officer
  • Ms. Jacqui  Nelson
    Ms. Jacqui Nelson
    Chief Devel. Officer
  • Mr. Matt  Bolton
    Mr. Matt Bolton
    Chief Retail Officer