Meridian Energy monthly operating report for May

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 May 2016 (PDF 1.8MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 13 June 2016, national hydro storage increased from 104% to 122% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 126% of average and North Island storage at 94% of average on 13 June 2016
  • Meridian’s May 2016 monthly inflows were 200% of historical average, the second highest May inflows on record
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage increased from 110% to 127% of historical average at the end of May 2016
  • National electricity demand in May 2016 was 2.5% lower than the same month last year
  • Despite a cold snap late in the month, May 2016 was the warmest May on record
  • Even with warm temperatures and lower corporate sales, Meridian’s retail sales volumes in May 2016 increased by 3.5% compared to May 2015, as a result of late season irrigation
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