Meridian generates from 100% renewable resources – water and wind

Our power stations

We’re New Zealand’s largest renewable energy generator.

Hydro

Our hydro stations have a combined installed capacity of 2388 megawatts. This is about the same amount of electricity as 1.4 million average New Zealand homes use in a year.

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Wind

Our New Zealand wind farms have a combined installed capacity of 356 megawatts. This is about the same amount of electricity as 179,000 average New Zealand homes use in a year.

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Discover Benmore

Benmore is the country's second largest hydro station after Manapōuri. It generates enough electricity each year for about 247,000 average New Zealand homes.

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Our customers

We retail electricity to around 270,000 residential, rural and business connections (ICPs) through our Meridian and Powershop brands.

149,269

North island connections
a 10% market share*

128,135

South island connections
a 25% market share*

For investors

We are New Zealand's largest renewable electricity generator with international projects in Australia and the Pacific. We retail energy through our Meridian and PowerShop brands.
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Elver trap and transfer

We manage an elver and migratory eel trap and transfer programme in the waters surrounding our Manapōuri and Waitaki Scheme hydro dams.
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KidsCan

We believe every child deserves a decent start in life, which is why we throw our full support behind KidsCan.
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