Meridian Energy monthly operating report December 2016

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 December 2016 (PDF 1.9MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 17 January 2017, national hydro storage decreased from 113% to 109% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 104% of average and North Island storage at 132% of average on 17 January 2017
  • Meridian’s December 2016 monthly inflows were 90% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in December 2016 was 2.4% lower than the same month last year
  • December 2016 demand reflected ongoing low irrigation use
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in December 2016 decreased by 14.8% compared to December 2015
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