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An Electricity Authority investigation has found more water was spilled from hydro dams than needed for 15 days last December, which ultimately led to higher power prices for customers. The… Audio
Meridian Energy has made a record first half profit on higher power sales. Audio
Power company Meridian Energy has made a record annual profit as it generated more hydro-power locally and benefited from high wholesale prices, as it also expanded in Australia. Audio
Meridian Energy's first half profit is down as its power generation fell 16 percent on the year earlier. Audio
New Zealand's largest electricity generator Meridian Energy has reported a modest profit lift as it coped with low lake levels. Audio
The power company, Meridian Energy, has appointed an insider as its new chief executive. Audio
News from the business sector, including a market report. Audio
Meridian Energy has lifted its half-year profit after wet weather helped to lower costs and its Australian business performed better.
Meridian Energy has lifted its half-year profit after wet weather helped to lower costs and its Australian business performed better. Audio
New figures show small and medium-sized electricity companies are chipping away at the market dominance long enjoyed by giants such as Meridian Energy and Contact.
Meridian Energy's full year profit has been hit by falls in the value of the hedging contracts it uses to protect against volatility in wholesale power prices. Audio
It is unlikely New Zealand will reach its goal of making electricity 90 percent renewable by 2025, industry insiders say. Audio
Meridian Energy is bringing a big chunk of its windfarm maintenance programme in house to cut costs. Audio
The former head of the country's biggest power company says electricity prices will fall to a third of their current level in a little over a decade because of the spread of solar power. Audio
Meridian Energy is reviving plans for new windfarms, even though construction is still several years away. Audio
And Meridian Energy, which has about a third of the country's generation from its hydro and wind farms, is throwing its weight behind calls for changes to the way transmissions costs are recovered. Audio
Meridian Energy has also felt the pressure of the competitive sector. It's net profit has fallen to $104 million, for the first half, from $117million a year earlier. Audio
Tens of thousands of investors in Genesis and Meridian Energy have sold their shares since the companies were privatised. Anusha Bradley reports. Audio
The head of Meridian Energy says the planned closure of coal and gas fired turbines could mean cold showers for New Zealanders by 2020. Audio
The government has been accused of spending asset sale proceeds on pet projects rather than schools and hospitals as promised.