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Electricity

SOE floats cost NZ$120.6 mln

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Government says SOE floats cost NZ$120.6 mln or 2.5% of NZ$4.67 bln raised; NZ$12.6 mln spent on ads and PR; Opposition says true cost much higher; Your view?

Mighty River $250 mln bond offer

State controlled power company considering raising quarter of a billion dollars to repay debt and extend funding profile

Friday's guest Top 10

An energy special from Nirmal Nair with a global energy & emissions stocktake, Japan's rethink, Australian Renewable Energy Agency axed, the "out in the ocean" solution, US solar push, Dilbert & more

Genesis shares an instant hit

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Shares in the last of the SOE partial privatisations have the best debut of the lot

Genesis shares 'too cheap'

Green Party co-leader says five independent reports all show the Genesis Energy shares are being sold for less than they are worth

Govt aims to sell full amount of Genesis shares

'Positive feedback' encourages Government to sell 49% of Genesis rather than 30% as had been stated as a possibility

Power price monitoring changes

Energy Minister says future electricity price monitoring will reflect what consumers have actually paid for their electricity

Genesis price $1.35 to $1.65

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Genesis Energy share float launched; may raise anywhere between $400 mln and $800 mln; Govt may fall short of asset sales programme targets

Genesis price likely to be below $2

Big increase in number of Genesis Energy shares suggests move to make price palatable to general public

English warns 'anti-sprawl' councils

Finance Minister Bill English warns 'anti-sprawl' council planners to help boost housing supply or face blame for high NZ$ and interest rates; Govt defends electricity price jumps