Meridian Energy monthly operating report November 2016

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 30 November 2016 (PDF 1.9MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 13 December 2016, national hydro storage increased from 105% to 113% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 109% of average and North Island storage at 135% of average on 13 December 2016
  • Meridian’s November 2016 monthly inflows were 104% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of November 2016 was 126% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in November 2016 was 3.5% lower than the same month last year
  • Lack of irrigation use reduced November 2016 demand to the lowest November month total in 7 years
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in November 2016 decreased by 19.2% compared to November 2015
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