Investor news

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month of October 2017

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 9 November 2017, national hydro storage decreased from 113% to 104% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 100% of average and North Island storage at 118% of average on 9 November 2017 
  • Meridian’s October 2017 monthly total inflows were 62% of historical average 
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of October 2017 was 116% of historical average 
  • Storage in Meridian’s Waiau catchment was below average at the end of October 2017 
  • National electricity demand in October 2017 was 1.2% higher than the same month last year 
  • October 2017 saw above average temperatures in most parts of the country and very dry conditions in the central South Island
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in October 2017 increased by 3.7% compared to October 2016
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