Benmore is a hydro station located in the Waitaki Valley, North Otago, New Zealand.
It has six 90 megawatt generating units, and a generation output of up to 540 megawatts.
Benmore is the country’s second largest hydro station after Manapōuri. It generates enough electricity each year for about 298,000 average New Zealand homes.
The Benmore power station is located on New Zealand’s largest manmade lake – Lake Benmore – and is New Zealand’s largest earth dam.