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High inflows result in lower electricity prices

Monday, 5 July 2004, 3:10 pm | Mco Electricity

While electricity demand increased, good inflows and healthy storage levels resulted in a reduction in average wholesale electricity prices in June. The average price for June at the Haywards reference node was 3.35 c/kWh, down from the May average ... More >>

September electricity prices

Thursday, 9 October 2003, 11:38 am | Mco Electricity

September typically sees lowered demand and increased inflows into the hydrological storage lakes, and 2003 was no exception. More >>

Declining storage levels fuel rising prices

Wednesday, 7 May 2003, 4:45 pm | Mco Electricity

Average wholesale electricity prices increased over April, as hydro generators continued to conserve water ahead of peak winter demand. The scheduled maintenance shutdown of the gas-fired 375 MW Taranaki Combined Cycle (TCC) station, also contributed to ... More >>

Hydro Storage Concerns Lead to Higher Prices

Monday, 7 April 2003, 8:02 am | Mco Electricity

Mco Electricity - Average wholesale electricity prices increased in March as continued below-average inflows led hydro generators to conserve water. In addition, two 250MW units at the Huntly power station were out for maintenance, one for 17 days and the ... More >>

Maui gas field outages & higher electricity prices

Thursday, 6 March 2003, 9:52 am | Mco Electricity

Average wholesale electricity prices fluctuated considerably during February, as North Island gas fired generation plant experienced unscheduled fuel outages. Unplanned shutdowns of the Maui gas field for several hours on 5 and 11 February halted electricity ... More >>

High demand for electricity during January

Wednesday, 5 February 2003, 4:53 pm | Mco Electricity

Average wholesale electricity prices remained high during January, a month when prices are typically low due to reduced demand. More >>

Average Wholesale Electricity Prices Stable

Tuesday, 10 September 2002, 10:38 am | Mco Electricity

Wholesale electricity prices remained reasonably stable during August, increasing only slightly on July’s average prices. More >>

Average Wholesale Electricity Prices Remain Low

Wednesday, 7 August 2002, 11:04 am | Mco Electricity

Wholesale electricity prices remained unseasonably low for much of July, but were affected by nationwide price spikes later in the month as demand increased and rainfall eased, causing declining storage in the hydro lakes. More >>

NAD Appoints New Independent Chair

Tuesday, 23 April 2002, 4:08 pm | Mco Electricity

The parties to the Number Administration Deed (NAD) are pleased to announce the appointment of Mr Malcolm Alexander as the independent NAD Chair. Malcolm replaces Liz Longworth who resigned to take up a position with Industry NZ. More >>

Wholesale Electricity Prices Reflect Demand

Tuesday, 5 March 2002, 10:02 am | Mco Electricity

Wholesale electricity prices trended up slightly during February following a 5% increase in national demand compared to January and lower than average inflow levels. More >>

Wholesale Electricity Prices Rise

Tuesday, 19 February 2002, 2:37 pm | Mco Electricity

Demand for electricity rose slightly during January compared with December as the country packed up their beach bags and headed back to the office. This contributed to a rise in average wholesale electricity prices. More >>

Spring Brings Higher Lake Levels & Lower Prices

Tuesday, 11 December 2001, 4:30 pm | Mco Electricity

Spring has arrived in the electricity market. Above average rainfall and considerable snowmelt in late November and early December refilled the hydrological lakes. This, in combination with warmer spring temperatures, helped drive wholesale electricity ... More >>

NAD Release Number Portability Cost Benefit Report

Wednesday, 21 November 2001, 1:55 pm | Mco Electricity

An expert economic report into net economic benefits of introducing long-term number portability was received today by the parties to the Number Administration Deed (NAD). More >>

Electricity Information Available for Free

Wednesday, 7 November 2001, 12:02 am | Mco Electricity

Ever wanted to know what the wholesale electricity price is at 6.30pm on Wednesday evening in Invercargill? Have you wondered what all the rain we've had recently is doing to the hydroelectric storage lakes? With the introduction of a new free to ... More >>

Success Drives Changes For M-co

Tuesday, 28 August 2001, 2:33 pm | Mco Electricity

Sustained success and growth for the administrator of the New Zealand electricity market is bringing about top level management changes to the M-co Group of companies. The changes will allow M-co to maintain its primary focus on New Zealand electricity ... More >>

Electricity Information for Sunday 26 August

Monday, 27 August 2001, 5:37 pm | Mco Electricity

Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted. More >>

Thursday's National Power Savings 9.4%

Friday, 24 August 2001, 11:42 am | Mco Electricity

Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted. More >>

Electricity Information For Wed 22 August 2001

Thursday, 23 August 2001, 11:21 am | Mco Electricity

National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted. More >>

Electricity Information for Tuesday 21 August 2001

Wednesday, 22 August 2001, 10:49 am | Mco Electricity

National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted. More >>

Electricity Information For Monday 20 August 2001

Tuesday, 21 August 2001, 1:52 pm | Mco Electricity

National Savings Day by Day Actual daily electricity savings for the past week are shown below. This data shows exactly what the country saved each day. This data has been seasonally adjusted. More >>

 

 

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