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Meridian Energy is a leading developer of renewable electricity and sells electricity to customers in New Zealand and Australia.

We are a nationwide retailer of electricity across multiple channels to businesses, farms and residential customers through Meridian and our online electricity retailer Powershop.

We are the largest electricity generator in New Zealand and the most significant contributor to the Government’s target of 90% renewable generation by 2025. We have developed ten wind farms in Australia and New Zealand, including the world’s first wind farm at Ross Island Antarctica. We are also guardians of some of New Zealand’s most iconic hydro assets, including Manapōuri which is located in a world heritage site.

Meridian is listed on the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges and is approximately 51% owned by the New Zealand Government. As of 30 June 2014, Meridian was 85% owned by New Zealanders or New Zealand fund managers. 

The Meridian Group employs approximately 800 full-time-equivalent employees and has headquarters in New Zealand and offices in Australia.

Our people

See who Meridian is made up of – our board, our management team, and our customer teams.

Our power stations

Find out where our renewable power comes from – our hydro stations, wind farms, and more.

Retailing electricity

At Meridian, we understand that no two customers are the same. With this in mind, we take time to get to know our customers and supply them with tariffs and tools to better manage their energy consumption and help them make savings – that’s good for the customer and the planet.


Meridian’s purpose is to create a better energy future and our commitment to renewable energy is at the very heart of that. We believe that working sustainably ensures positive outcomes for the environment and society. It also supports Meridian’s ability to deliver for its shareholders and its long term economic success.

Meridian and community support

Meridian supports charities and community groups throughout New Zealand with our sponsorship and community funds programmes.

Jobs at Meridian

You might prefer a hard hat and the open air of a wind farm or a suit and a 5 star green rated sustainable office. Whatever your style, we may have a position for you.

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