Meridian Energy monthly operating report for September 2016

Meridian has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 30 September 2016 (PDF 1.8MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the five weeks to 17 October 2016, national hydro storage decreased from 125% to 106% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 99% of average and North Island storage at 129% of average on 17 October 2016
  • Meridian’s September 2016 monthly inflows were 74% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of September 2016 was 142% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in September 2016 was 2.3% lower than the same month last year
  • Temperatures were above average throughout most of New Zealand in September 2016
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in September 2016 decreased by 8.0% compared to September 2015
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