Meridian Energy monthly operating report for July 2016

Meridian energy has just released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 July 2016 (2.0MB)

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 12 August 2016, national hydro storage increased from 119% to 137% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 139% of average and North Island storage at 130% of average on 12 August 2016
  • Meridian’s July 2016 monthly inflows were 168% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of July 2016 was 155% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in July 2016 was 2.3% lower than the same month last year
  • July 2016 saw above average temperatures in Auckland and much of the inland South Island
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in July 2016 decreased by 10.9% compared to July 2015, as a result of lower corporate sales volumes and the warmer temperatures
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