Meridian Energy Limited released their monthly operating report for November 2022, revealing hydro storage in New Zealand decreased from 149% to 138% of historical average by 8 December 2022, with South Island storage decreasing to 138% of average and North Island storage increasing to 137% of average.

National electricity demand was 1.5% lower than the same month last year and November 2022 was the warmest on record, with above average rainfall totals seen in most of the country.

New Zealand Aluminium Smelter's average load during November 2022 was 578MW and Meridian's retail sales volumes were 1.4% higher than November 2021.

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