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Thursday's National Power Savings 9.4%

National Savings 9.4%

Electricity Information for Thursday 23 August 2001
National Savings 9.4%
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.

Regional Savings Trend

The following table shows regional savings using the seven-day rolling average calculation.

A B C D E NZ

Fri 17 Aug 5.61% 7.02% 3.96% 6.09% 6.27% 5.72%
Sat 18 Aug 5.00% 6.70% 3.52% 6.07% 5.88% 5.33%
Sun 19 Aug 4.32% 6.80% 4.19% 6.14% 5.64% 5.25%
Mon 20 Aug 4.22% 7.19% 4.41% 6.66% 5.93% 5.47%
Tue 21 Aug 4.73% 7.92% 5.89% 9.07% 6.40% 6.49%
Wed 22 Aug 6.03% 8.55% 7.78% 11.68% 6.68% 7.79%
Thu 23 Aug 6.86% 8.72% 9.51% 13.11% 6.80% 8.64%

This information has also been seasonally adjusted.

Actual Demand

The following table shows actual regional and national demand in MWh.

A B C D E NZ

Fri 17 Aug 29,916 16,208 20,492 15,921 21,393 103,930
Sat 18 Aug 15,353 15,353 18,220 14,104 20,254 94,274
Sun 19 Aug 25,077 14,317 16,852 12,887 19,949 89,082
Mon 20 Aug 29,039 15,934 19,342 15,021 20,644 99,982
Tue 21 Aug 28,994 15,683 18,880 14.367 20,703 98,628
Wed 22 Aug 28,580 15,356 18,967 13,771 20,471 97,146
Thu 23 Aug 28,565 16,008 19,504 14,958 21,005 100,042

As a reminder, the regions are:

A Auckland & Northland
B Waikato, Bay of Plenty, King Country
C Taranaki, Hawkes’ Bay, Manawatu, Wellington
D Nelson, Marlborough, West Coast, Canterbury
E Otago & Southland

Daily Average Wholesale Prices (c/kWh)
Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu

Otahuhu 10.01 9.62 5.96 9.65 9.28 8.67 9.08
Haywards 10.86 10.14 6.74 10.51 10.56 9.60 9.88
Benmore 11.17 10.43 6.52 10.82 11.11 10.50 11.09

Pricing Trends – Seven Day Rolling Average

The M-co Electricity Price Index is a seven-day rolling-average electricity price. It is weighted by load for each of three areas and nationally. This means although the price may fall in the daily average energy prices above, the M-co Electricity Price Index could continue to rise due to earlier high prices.

M-co Electricity Price Index (c/kWh)

Fri Sat Sun Mon Tue Wed Thu
23 Aug
Upper North Island 10.67 11.38 11.63 11.41 10.66 9.89 9.58
Lower North Island 11.31 11.99 12.31 12.12 11.32 10.48 10.17
South Island 11.86 12.57 12.79 12.55 11.81 11.21 11.07
New Zealand 11.20 11.90 12.15 11.93 11.17 10.45 10.20

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