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Little growth in power demand

  By Jamie Gray 11:00 AM Wednesday Oct 17, 2012 Contact Energy, which generates about a quarter of New Zealand’s electricity, said it expected to see little growth in future power demand and that the retail market would remain highly competitive. The company’s chairman Grant King, in speech notes to today’s annual meeting, also said the Contact board

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Where does our power come from?

The ability to switch on a light – something which many of us probably take for granted. Electricity is a huge part of our lives and even a brief cut can prove disastrous, as demonstrated by the Auckland cut on Monday. But how much do you really know about the state of the electricity sector