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Contact Empowers Kiwis To Make Positive Changes To Their Energy Habits

Friday, 12 April 2024, 9:50 am | Contact Energy

Almost 100,000 New Zealand households have opted for one of Contact’s time of use plans, part of the Good Plans range, which offer free or discounted energy to reward off-peak power use and reduce the need to use fossil fuels. More >>

Contact Energy Is A Big Hit With Recent Graduates

Friday, 16 February 2024, 11:35 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (Contact) has been named the most sought-after energy and utilities employer for graduates in 2024 by graduate recruitment specialist Prosple . Every year, Prosple ranks Aotearoa New Zealand’s best workplaces for people starting ... More >>

Contact Marks 50 Years Of Women’s Refuge By Bolstering Support For Those Experiencing Family Violence

Thursday, 30 November 2023, 10:41 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (Contact) has bolstered its support of Women’s Refuge, building on its long-term partnership with the social service organisation that on average assists 50,000 women and children escaping family violence in New Zealand each year. ... More >>

Contact’s New Initiative Good Weekends Launches This Sunday

Tuesday, 28 November 2023, 10:29 am | Contact Energy

Weekends are about to get even better with free power from Contact. The gentailer has today announced the launch of its Good Weekends energy plan, available from Sunday 3 December 2023, offering Kiwis free energy between 9am and 5pm on Saturdays and ... More >>

Contact Offers Solution To New Zealand’s CO2 Shortage

Monday, 6 November 2023, 10:37 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (Contact) could help solve one of the biggest problems New Zealand is facing this summer – a beer shortage! Recent closures of traditional carbon dioxide (CO2) sources in multiple markets have caused a world-wide shortage of food ... More >>

Initiative Offers Free Energy For Families Of The Newest New Zealanders

Tuesday, 24 January 2023, 6:02 am | Contact Energy

New research highlights the financial pressure families feel when expecting a baby, with 91 per cent of Kiwi parents saying their power bill increased after having kids* Energy provider, Contact, is offering three months of free power to families expecting ... More >>

Contact Launches Trail-blazing Parental Leave Policy

Monday, 14 November 2022, 8:47 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy today announces one of the most comprehensive and far-reaching parental leave policies in New Zealand Primary Carer: Salary Top-Up - to full salary for the 26-week Government paid parental leave period KiwiSaver Employer contributions - ... More >>

Contact Energy Partners With The National Collective Of Independent Women’s Refuges

Monday, 11 July 2022, 4:26 pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (‘Contact’) is incredibly proud to announce it is partnering with the National Collective of Independent Women’s Refuges (‘Women’s Refuge’) for a two-and-a-half-year sponsorship deal. Contact believes it's good to be home ... More >>

Contact And Lightsource bp Join Forces As Solar Development Partners In New Zealand

Thursday, 21 April 2022, 10:57 am | Contact Energy

New Zealand energy company Contact Energy (’Contact’) and global solar developer Lightsource bp (‘LSbp’) will collaborate on a series of grid-scale solar generation projects to create up to 380,000 megawatt hours of clean, affordable electricity ... More >>

Contact’s Powerful Gift For Newest Kiwis Snapped Up Within 24 Hours

Monday, 4 April 2022, 1:36 pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy has given 1,000 Kiwi families with newborn babies a small but powerful gift when they need it most, by providing them with three months of free power. On 21 March, Contact invited customers who have had – or are soon to have – a newborn ... More >>

Contact Energy Takes Home Four NZ Compare Awards

Thursday, 17 February 2022, 7:24 pm | Contact Energy

The awards mark a major turning point in customer attitude toward Contact Energy Contact took home awards for Best Mobile Application, Best Customer Support, Power Provider of the Year, and the Supreme Champion Award Contact Energy will boost its ... More >>

Contact Energy Focused On Leading The Way On The Wellbeing Tick Journey

Thursday, 10 February 2022, 4:19 pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy will be the first company in the world to introduce the new Wellbeing Tick ( wellbeingtick.co.nz ) framework for its 1000 staff across Aotearoa. The Wellbeing Tick is a workplace accreditation programme for organisations that are committed ... More >>

Tauhara Project Update

Tuesday, 8 February 2022, 9:51 am | Contact Energy

Tauhara project update: increased renewable electricity output and improved market conditions, but costs expected to increase Contact Energy says the development of the new Tauhara geothermal power station near Taupō is progressing well and is now ... More >>

Thermal Co: Enabling Aotearoa’s Transition To 100% Renewable Electricity Generation

Monday, 15 November 2021, 2:41 pm | Contact Energy

Contact has released a report outlining the benefits of establishing of an industry-wide, market-based solution to manage the retirement of thermal electricity generation. The ‘Crafting a path for New Zealand’s 100% renewable electricity market’ report ... More >>

Contact Energy to supply ‘flexible’ renewable electricity

Tuesday, 31 August 2021, 11:25 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (CEN) and its 100%-owned energy solutions business Simply Energy will supply renewable electricity for a datacentre being developed near the Clyde Dam by UK-based digital infrastructure company Lake Parime. More >>

Contact launches new ‘Good Nights’ electricity plan

Tuesday, 17 August 2021, 9:45 am | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (“Contact”) has released a brand-new power plan for Kiwi consumers, offering a whopping three hours of free power a night, between 9pm and midnight. The new “Good Nights” plan includes three free hours of no-questions-asked power ... More >>

Contact delivers solid financial performance

Monday, 16 August 2021, 10:26 am | Contact Energy

New Zealand’s largest privately-owned energy company Contact Energy (‘Contact’) released its full year financial results for the 12 months to 30 June 2021 (‘FY21’) this morning. More >>

Contact Converts NZD$305m To Sustainability Linked Loans

Monday, 12 July 2021, 12:01 pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy (Contact) now has New Zealand’s largest group of Sustainability Linked Loans (SLLs) after converting its remaining NZD$305m of bank facilities to SLLs. This conversion takes its current ANZ ($65m), BNZ ($50m), CBA ($60m), CCB ($60m) ... More >>

Contact Lifts Climate Change Ambitions With New Science-based Targets

Friday, 11 June 2021, 12:25 pm | Contact Energy

Contact Energy ('Contact') has committed to ambitious new climate change targets aligned with the goal of minimising global warming to 1.5 degrees and approved by the influential Science Based Target initiative ( https://sciencebasedtargets.org/ ... More >>

Wind Generation Experts Roaring40s Team Up With Contact Energy

Tuesday, 23 March 2021, 2:30 pm | Contact Energy

Highly regarded wind generation experts Roaring40s Wind Power Ltd (‘Roaring40s’) will work exclusively with Contact Energy to develop a pipeline of large-scale wind farm opportunities in New Zealand over the next six years, according to the terms ... More >>





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