Meridian Energy monthly operating report for September 2017

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month of September 2017.

Highlights this month include:

  • In the five weeks to 15 October 2017, national hydro storage increased from 87% to 113% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 109% of average and North Island storage at 126% of average on 15 October 2017
  • Meridian’s September 2017 monthly total inflows were 153% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of September 2017 was 121% of historical average
  • Storage in Meridian’s Waiau catchment was also above average at the end of September 2017
  • National electricity demand in September 2017 was 0.1% higher than the same month last year
  • Much of New Zealand experienced average temperatures and above average rainfall during September 2017
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in September 2017 increased by 7.7% compared to September 2016
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