Infrastructure

Meridian expands in Australia, hopes for rain

Gavin Evans
Tue, 03 Mar 2020

Meridian expands in Australia, hopes for rain
Gavin Evans
Tue, 03 Mar 2020
Meridian Energy will be hoping tropical storms that have brought flooding to much of the country’s eastern coast will deliver some respite for its dams in New South Wales.The company bought the Hume, Burrinjuck and Keepit power stations from Trustpower in early 2018 to underpin the expansion of its fast-growing Powershop Australia business.But much of central New South Wales remains in drought and storage at the largest of the three projects – the 58-megwatt Hume dam on the border of Victoria – is at its lowest since 2008. Storage there, usuall...

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