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Kiwi businesses beat government in race to get rid of coal

Press release | August 6, 2015 at 11:57

The announcement by Genesis Energy that it will close its last two coal-burning electricity generators at Huntly Power Station serves to further expose the Key Government’s inability to act on climate change.

Backdoor talks to keep coal powering NZ an absolute disgrace

Press release | January 25, 2016 at 13:01

The electricity companies conducting a behind-the-scenes fight to keep New Zealand’s last coal-fired power plant at Huntly alive are an “absolute disgrace”, says Greenpeace executive director Russel Norman.

Open Letter to Genesis Energy CEO

Press release | February 18, 2016 at 11:26

This morning Russel Norman, Greenpeace’s executive director, has demanded that ‘Genesis Energy must close Huntly’s coal-fired generators by 2018.’

Huntly must close in wake of world’s largest coal company filing for bankruptcy

Press release | April 14, 2016 at 14:24

The pressure is mounting for New Zealand’s last coal fired power-plant, Huntly, to close its two remaining coal units in the wake of news that the world’s largest private sector coal company has just filed for bankruptcy.

Genesis “about to face the climate fight of 2016” following revelations it will keep...

Press release | April 28, 2016 at 10:40

This morning it’s been revealed that Genesis Energy will be keeping the coal burners on at New Zealand’s last coal-fired power station until at least 2022, despite promising to turn them off by 2018.

Huntly a climate killer

Feature story | February 26, 2007 at 0:00

At the break of dawn this morning the Greenpeace climate rescue team took action against one of the biggest climate polluters in New Zealand - the Huntly coal-fired power station. Greenpeace activists entered the Huntly site at dawn and are now...

4 Myths Genesis & Meridian will tell you about Huntly Power Station

Blog entry by Jeff Harrison | May 3, 2016

Four Myths Genesis & Meridian will tell you about Huntly Power Station Since Genesis Energy revealed it would be keeping the Huntly coal burners firing, it has received a rolling barrage of complaints from unhappy New Zealanders.

Coal is not LOL: 10 Reasons to Shut Huntly Coal

Blog entry by Kamal Sunker | March 23, 2016

New Zealand’s last remaining coal fired power station, Huntly, was due to be shut in 2018. But after colluding with other power companies in closed-door meetings, Huntly’s owner, Genesis Energy, is reconsidering those plans. We say...

Greenpeace activists try to stop the unloading of coal from Indonesia

Image | August 8, 2004 at 1:00

TAURANGA: Greenpeace activists move to the side of the ship Atermon, two activists climbed onto the side of the ship. Greenpeace are looking to stop the unloading of coal from Indonesia, current negotiations are under way to burn 1 million tons...

Greenpeace activist Adam Shore hangs from the side of the ship Atermon

Image | August 21, 2003 at 1:00

Greenpeace activist Adam Shore hangs from the side of the ship Atermon, in a protest to stop the unloading of coal from Indonesia to be burnt at the Huntly power station.

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