Contact Energy Limited generates and sells electricity and natural gas in New Zealand. It operates through two segments, Wholesale and Retail. The Wholesale segment sells electricity to the wholesale electricity market, and commercial and industrial customers. The Retail segment delivers electricity, natural gas, broadband, and other products and services to mass market customers. The company offers electricity, natural gas, and bottled gas generated through its 11 hydro, geothermal, and thermal power stations. It serves approximately 580,000 customers. The company was incorporated in 1995 and is based in Wellington, New Zealand.