Our Members

The following are HPEE member organisations.


AGL is Australia’s leading renewable energy company and is Australia’s largest private owner, operator and developer of renewable generation assets. AGL is taking action towards creating a sustainable energy future for our investors, communities and customers.AGL has major investments in hydro and wind, as well as ongoing developments in key renewable areas including solar, geothermal, biomass, bagasse and landfill gas. AGL also operates retail, merchant energy and upstream gas businesses and has over three million customer accounts. agl.com.au

Genesis Energy

Genesis has a Retail business, a Generation business and an interest in the Kupe oil and gas field.  Genesis is a diversified energy company.  We sell electricity, natural gas and LPG through our retail brands. We generate electricity, and trade electricity and natural gas, through our Generation business. We also have a 46% interest in the Kupe Joint Venture which owns the Kupe oil and gas field.  We are New Zealand’s largest electricity and gas retailer, supplying energy through our two retail brands – Genesis and Energy Online – to more than 650,000 customer connections across New Zealand.  We also own and operate a portfolio of thermal generation and renewable generation assets located in different parts of New Zealand.  www.genesisenergy.co.nz

Manawa Energy

Manawa Energy is one of Aotearoa New Zealand’s largest renewable generators representing around 5% of Aotearoa’s generation capacity. Manawa means ‘heart’ and speaks to the heart of our operations in the Bay of Plenty from where we connect with communities across the country through our generation assets. We have 38 hydro stations throughout Aotearoa New Zealand and our goal is to develop renewable generation to support our country’s ambitions for a thriving, low-emissions and climate-resilient future manawaenergy.co.nz

Meridian and Powershop

As New Zealand’s largest 100% renewable energy generator, and as a retailer, Meridian is committed to delivering clean energy for a fairer and healthier world.  Meridian is focused on sustainability, which is why the company has adopted the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Meridian is also listed as one of only three New Zealand companies on the Dow Jones Asia-Pacific Sustainability Index.

Meridian and its online subsidiary Powershop retail electricity to more than 376,000 connections – homes, farms and businesses throughout New Zealand and Australia. Meridian owns and operates ten hydro stations − six within the Waitaki Hydro Scheme, Manapouri and three in Australia − and seven wind farms in New Zealand and Australia.


cleanco queensland


We will seek to build renewable developments, firming generation, and transmission in the most efficient way.

We will harness Queensland’s potential to take products like minerals, metals and manufactured goods to increasingly carbon-conscious global markets.

We will bring more competition. And more tailored solutions, to support our commercial and industrial customers. The industries and employers of today as well as tomorrow.

We will build a bridge between the economy of today and the economy of the future.

Our ambition is to ensure that Queensland translates the advantages in its bountiful renewable resources – sun, wind and water – into globally competitive energy costs.

HOME – CleanCo Queensland


We are one of New Zealand’s largest listed companies but we operate with the same genuine concern for our customers and communities as the smallest. We keep the lights burning, the hot water flowing and the BBQ fired up for over half a million homes and businesses across New Zealand.


Snowy Hydro Limited

Snowy Hydro Limited is an electricity generation and retailing company in Australia that owns, manages, and maintains the Snowy Mountains Hydro-electric Scheme which consists of nine hydro-electric power stations and sixteen large dams connected by 145 kilometres  of tunnels and 80 kilometres  of aqueducts located mainly in the Kosciuszko National Park. Snowy Hydro also owns and operates two gas-fired power stations in Victoria and one in New South Wales, three diesel power stations in South Australia, and owns two electricity retailing businesses (Red Energy and Lumo Energy).

Snowy Hydro Limited provides a complex array of financial hedge and insurance products to participants in the Australian National Electricity Market (NEM). Snowy Hydro is the leading provider of peak, renewable electricity to the Australian National Electricity Market and is a fully integrated Australian energy business with an excellent track record in financial performance, engineering innovation, workplace culture and business practices. Snowy Hydro  currently employs over 650 personnel in Cooma, Jindabyne, Talbingo, Khancoban, Cabramurra, La Trobe Valley, Newcastle, Sydney and Melbourne. snowyhydro.com.au


Mercury is an electricity retailer and generator with a long heritage in providing renewable energy to homes, businesses and industrial customers throughout New Zealand. Our hydro and geothermal power stations generate renewable electricity sufficient for 850,000 New Zealand homes. To achieve energy freedom for New Zealand through the electrification of transport, we encourage the adoption of electric vehicles (EVs) and electric bikes (e.bikes) and partnering on non-home charging infrastructure and data. We focus on our customers, our people, our partners and our country; maintain a long term view of sustainability; and promote wonderful choices. Mercury is energy made wonderful. www.mercury.co.nz

Hydro Tasmania

Hydro Tasmania is Australia’s leading clean energy business and largest generator of renewable energy. We stand ready to help make Tasmania the renewable energy battery of the nation and create an energy future that’s clean, reliable and affordable.

We employ more than 1100 people, including almost 750 Tasmanians. Our people are diverse, skilled, and passionate about a clean energy future for Tasmania and Australia. We support the ambitions of young Tasmanians through our graduate program, apprenticeships and internships.

Every year, we produce about 9000 gigawatt hours of clean electricity from hydropower – enough to power about 900,000 Australian homes and small businesses. We also generate from wind and gas. Our system has a total capacity of more than 2600 megawatts and includes 30 power stations and more than 50 major dams.  hydro.com.au

Hydropower Engineering

In April 1999 Giuseppe (Jo) Grilli founded Hydropower Engineering Ltd in Hamilton, as an engineering practice serving the hydropower companies in New Zealand. From 1999 to 2007 Jo Grilli worked as a sole trader for major generating companies in New Zealand, Australia, Indonesia, Canada and Fiji. In March 2008 Joachim (Joe) Pott joined Hydropower Engineering as a partner, thereby expanding the scope of the engineering practice by his expertise on hydraulic machinery and equipment. Joe is based in Wellington. hydropowerengineering.co.nz

BC Hydro

BC Hydro is a commercial crown corporation owned by the province of British Columbia.  As one of the largest energy suppliers in Canada, it operates an integrated system backed by 30 hydroelectric plants, 2 thermal generating stations as well as over 79,000 kilometres of transmission and distribution lines to deliver reliable, affordable and clean electricity to 95% of BC’s population, safely.


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