Genie Energy Ltd., (NYSE: GNE) a leading independent retail energy provider and a developer of unconventional energy projects, will announce financial results for the fourth quarter (the three months ended December 31 st) and year end 2012 on Wednesday, March 13, 2013. On March 13th, Genie Energy will issue an earnings release at 7:30 AM Eastern. The earnings release will also be posted in the “Investors” section of the Genie Energy website ( www.genie.com/investors) and filed in a current report (Form 8-K) with the S.E.C. At 8:30 AM Eastern, Genie Energy’s management will host a conference call to discuss financial and operational results, business outlook and strategy. The call will begin with management’s remarks followed by Q&A with analysts and investors. To listen to the call and/or to participate in the Q&A, dial toll-free 1-877-317-6789 or 1-412-317-6789 (international) and request the Genie Energy call. Approximately one hour after the call concludes, an audio file of the call in MP3 format replay will be available on the “Investors” section of the Genie Energy website www.genie.com/investors. In addition, a teleconference replay will be available through March 27, 2013 at 1-877-344-7529 (US toll free) or at 1-412-317-0088 (international). Callers should ask for conference call # 10025499. They will be asked to state their name and their company’s name. About Genie Energy Ltd.: Genie Energy Ltd (NYSE: GNE) is comprised of IDT Energy and Genie Oil and Gas (GOGAS). IDT Energy is a leading independent retail energy provider supplying electricity and natural gas to residential and small business customers in the Northeastern United States. GOGAS is pioneering technologies to produce clean and affordable transportation fuels from the world's abundant oil shales and other unconventional fuel resources. GOGAS is currently developing oil shale projects in Colorado and Israel and an oil exploration project in Israel. For more information, visit www.genie.com.