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Sep. 23, 2022
Document Type 8-K
Amendment Flag false
Document Period End Date Sep. 23, 2022
Entity File Number 1-35327
Entity Registrant Name GENIE ENERGY LTD.
Entity Central Index Key 0001528356
Entity Tax Identification Number 45-2069276
Entity Incorporation, State or Country Code DE
Entity Address, Address Line One 520 Broad Street
Entity Address, City or Town Newark
Entity Address, State or Province NJ
Entity Address, Postal Zip Code 07102
City Area Code 973
Local Phone Number 438-3500
Written Communications false
Soliciting Material false
Pre-commencement Tender Offer false
Pre-commencement Issuer Tender Offer false
Entity Emerging Growth Company false
Class B common stock, par value $.01 per share  
Title of 12(b) Security Class B common stock, par value $.01 per share
Trading Symbol GNE
Security Exchange Name NYSE
Series 2012-A Preferred stock, par value $.01 per share  
Title of 12(b) Security Series 2012-A Preferred stock, par value $.01 per share
Trading Symbol GNE.PRA
Security Exchange Name NYSE