Meridian Energy monthly operating report for April

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 30 April 2016 (PDF 2MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 12 May 2016, national hydro storage decreased from 106% to 104% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 109% of average and North Island storage at 65% of average on 12 May 2016
  • Meridian’s April 2016 monthly inflows were 80% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage remained unchanged at 110% of historical average at the end of April 2016
  • National electricity demand in April 2016 was 1.9% lower than the same month last year
  • This reflected April temperatures being above average in most parts of New Zealand
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in April 2016 decreased by 5.6% compared to April 2015, as a result of lower corporate sales volumes and the warmer temperatures
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