Meridian Energy monthly operating report for August 2016

Meridian energy has just released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 August 2016 (1.9MB)

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 12 September 2016, national hydro storage decreased from 137% to 125% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 125% of average and North Island storage at 123% of average on 12 September 2016
  • Meridian’s August 2016 monthly inflows were 76% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of August 2016 was 153% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in August 2016 was 1.1% higher than the same month last year
  • Monthly demand reached a 5-year high in August 2016, responding to below average temperatures across much of New Zealand
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in August 2016 decreased by 4.5% compared to August 2015
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