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FORM 4
Check this box if no longer subject to Section 16. Form 4 or Form 5 obligations may continue. See Instruction 1(b).
UNITED STATES SECURITIES AND EXCHANGE COMMISSION
Washington, D.C. 20549
STATEMENT OF CHANGES IN BENEFICIAL OWNERSHIP
Filed pursuant to Section 16(a) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, Section 17(a) of the Public Utility Holding Company Act of 1935 or Section 30(h) of the Investment Company Act of 1940
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1. Name and Address of Reporting Person *
STEIN MICHAEL M
2. Issuer Name and Ticker or Trading Symbol
Genie Energy Ltd. [ GNE]
5. Relationship of Reporting Person(s) to Issuer
(Check all applicable)
_____ Director _____ 10% Owner
X __ Officer (give title below) _____ Other (specify below)
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
(Last)
(First)
(Middle)
C/O GENIE ENERGY LTD., 520 BROAD STREET
3. Date of Earliest Transaction (MM/DD/YY)
02/11/2020
(Street)
NEWARK, NJ07102
4. If Amendment, Date Original Filed (MM/DD/YY)
6. Individual or Joint/Group Filing (Check Applicable Line)
__ X __ Form filed by One Reporting Person
_____ Form filed by More than One Reporting Person
(City)
(State)
(Zip)
Table I - Non-Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
1.Title of Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 2A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 3. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
4. Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4 and 5)
5. Amount of Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 3 and 4)
6. Ownership Form: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
7. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V Amount (A) or (D) Price
Class B Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 173,384 ( 1 ) D
Class B Common Stock, par value $.01 per share 1,556 I By Wife
Table II - Derivative Securities Acquired, Disposed of, or Beneficially Owned
( e.g. , puts, calls, warrants, options, convertible securities)
1. Title of Derivative Security
(Instr. 3)
2. Conversion or Exercise Price of Derivative Security 3. Transaction Date (MM/DD/YY) 3A. Deemed Execution Date, if any (MM/DD/YY) 4. Transaction Code
(Instr. 8)
5. Number of Derivative Securities Acquired (A) or Disposed of (D)
(Instr. 3, 4, and 5)
6. Date Exercisable and Expiration Date
(MM/DD/YY)
7. Title and Amount of Underlying Securities
(Instr. 3 and 4)
8. Price of Derivative Security
(Instr. 5)
9. Number of Derivative Securities Beneficially Owned Following Reported Transaction(s)
(Instr. 4)
10. Ownership Form of Derivative Security: Direct (D) or Indirect (I)
(Instr. 4)
11. Nature of Indirect Beneficial Ownership
(Instr. 4)
Code V (A) (D) Date Exercisable Expiration Date Title Amount or Number of Shares
Deferred Stock Units ( 2 ) 02/11/2020 A 90,000 ( 2 ) 02/10/2021( 3 ) Class B Common Stock 90,000 $ 0 90,000 D
Deferred Stock Units ( 4 ) 02/11/2020 A 90,000 ( 4 ) 02/10/2021( 5 ) Class B Common Stock 90,000 $ 0 90,000 D
Reporting Owners
Reporting Owner Name / Address Relationships
Director 10% Owner Officer Other
STEIN MICHAEL M
C/O GENIE ENERGY LTD.
520 BROAD STREET
NEWARK, NJ07102
CHIEF EXECUTIVE OFFICER
Signatures
Joyce J. Mason, by Power of Attorney 02/13/2020
** Signature of Reporting Person Date
Explanation of Responses:
( 1 )Consists of 119,936 shares of fully vested restricted shares of Class B Common Stock, 52,448 restricted shares of Class B Common Stock, all of which shall vest on November 1, 2020, and 1,000 shares of Class B Common Stock held directly.
( 2 )Each Deferred Stock Unit ("DSU") entitles the Reporting Person to a grant of 90,000 restricted shares of the Registrant's Class B common stock the business day following the date the stock has a 30 trading day average closing price of $9.04 or greater. Should the restricted stock be granted, the shares shall vest ratably over a three year period, commencing on the first anniversary of the restricted stock grant date.
( 3 )The DSUs will expire on February 10, 2021 should the 30 trading day average closing price of $9.04 or greater not occur, in which case no shares of restricted stock shall be granted.
( 4 )Each DSU entitles the Reporting Person to a grant of 90,000 restricted shares of the Registrant's Class B common stock the business day following the date the stock has a 30 trading day average closing price of $10.84 or greater. Should the restricted stock be granted, the shares shall vest ratably over a three year period, commencing on the first anniversary of the restricted stock grant date.
( 5 )The DSUs will expire on February 10, 2021 should the 30 trading day average closing price of $10.84 or greater not occur, in which case no shares of restricted stock shall be granted.

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