Meridian Energy monthly operation report for February 2017

Meridian Energy has released its monthly operating report for the month ended 31 January 2017 (PDF 1.9MB).

Highlights this month include:

  • In the month to 12 March 2017, national hydro storage decreased from 120% to 106% of historical average
  • South Island storage sat at 100% of average and North Island storage at 153% of average on 12 March 2017
  • Meridian’s February 2017 monthly inflows were 102% of historical average
  • Meridian’s Waitaki catchment storage at the end of February 2017 was 114% of historical average
  • National electricity demand in February 2017 was 2.4% lower than the same month last year 2016 was a leap year and on a daily demand basis, February 2017 had the highest level of daily demand seen in any February month
  • Meridian’s retail sales volumes in February 2017 increased by 4.6% compared to February 2016
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