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Contact Energy chief executive Dennis Barnes

Contact Energy plans to sell up to $125M of six-year bonds

Mon 24 Aug 4

The company will offer $100 million of unsecured, unsubordinated, fixed-rate bonds to institutional investors and NZ retail investors.

Company results

Fri 21 Aug

Contact Energy will close its gas-fired Otahuhu power station next month after reporting an expected but disappointing 43% decline in net profit

Craigs Investment Partners private wealth research head Mark Lister

MARKET TALK: Solid company results so far but cricket debacle hurts Sky TV ahead of its result

Thu 20 Aug 1

NBR's Duncan Bridgeman and Craigs Investment Partner's Mark Lister discuss the latest in sharemarket news on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Meridian Energy chief executive Mark Binns

Genesis likely to reconsider Huntly closure: Meridian

Wed 19 Aug 1

Binns says his company has been surprised at the timing.


NBR reporter Jenny Ruth talks about Meridian's result  on NBR Radio and on demand on MyNBR Radio.

Craigs Investment Partners analyst Grant Swanepoel

New Zealand headed for electricity under-supply from 2018: analyst

Tue 18 Aug 3

The electricity sector is racing toward an under-supply of generation following the planned closures of the Otahuhu and Huntly power stations, says Craigs' Grant Swanepoel.

Contact energy chief executive Dennis Barnes

Plant closures to test the electricity market

Tue 18 Aug 2

Craigs' Grant Swanepoel says the electricity market is in the process of rebalancing away from more expensive coal and thermal generation.


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