Contact Energy company info

What does Contact Energy do?
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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Company Snapshot

Is Contact Energy a public or private company?

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Ownership
Public

How many people does Contact Energy employ?

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Employees
925

What sector is Contact Energy in?

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Sector
Utilities

Where is the head office for Contact Energy?

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Head Office
Wellington, New Zealand

What year was Contact Energy founded?

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Year Founded
1996
What does Contact Energy specialise in?
/Energy /Renewables /Electricity /Consumer services /Geothermal /Power generation /Wind turbines

What are the products and/or services of Contact Energy?

Overview of Contact Energy 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 executive team of Contact Energy?

Contact Energy leadership team
  • Mr. Michael  Fuge
    Mr. Michael Fuge
    Chief Executive Officer
  • Mr. Dorian Kevin Thomas Devers A.C.M.A., B.Sc., BSc (Hons)
    Mr. Dorian Kevin Thomas Devers A.C.M.A., B.Sc., BSc (Hons)
    Chief Financial Officer
  • Mr. Matthew  Forbes
    Mr. Matthew Forbes
    General Manager of Corporate Finance
  • Mr. Iain  Gauld
    Mr. Iain Gauld
    Chief Information Officer
  • Shelley  Hollingsworth
    Shelley Hollingsworth
    Investor Relations & Strategy Manager
  • Kirsten  Clayton
    Kirsten Clayton
    General Counsel & Company Secretary
  • Louise  Wright
    Louise Wright
    Head of Communications & Reputation
  • Ms. Jan  Bibby
    Ms. Jan Bibby
    Chief People Experience Officer