Meridian Energy monthly operating report for January 2017

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 January 2017 (PDF 2.0MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 13 February 2017, national hydro storage increased from 109% to 120% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 119% of average and North Island storage at 132% of average on 13 February 2017
  • Meridian’s January 2017 monthly inflows were 123% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of January 2017 was 118% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in January 2017 was 0.3% higher than the same month last year
  • January demand reflected contrasting rainfall and soil moisture levels in the North and South Islands
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in January 2017 increased by 4.8% compared to January 2016
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