Meridian Energy monthly operating report for October 2016

Meridian has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 October 2016 (PDF 1.9MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 10 November 2016, national hydro storage decreased from 106% to 105% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 98% of average and North Island storage at 128% of average on 10 November 2016
  • Meridian’s October 2016 monthly inflows were 85% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of October 2016 was 119% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in October 2016 was 3.1% lower than the same month last year
  • Temperatures were above average throughout most of New Zealand in October 2016
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in October 2016 decreased by 10.7% compared to October 2015
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