Upper South Island Loads

Power system loads in the South Island north of Waitaki Valley (Zone 3) are displayed on this page to give power companies loading information across the zone.

This information is updated every five minutes. Due to the location of recording equipment at some sites, the load split between retailers for these zones is indicative only.

The historical Zone Load Peaks are winter and summer seasonal values and are reset at the change of seasons on 20 October and 10 May.

Updated:
Upper South Island Load Data
Zone 3 Real Time VSAT Limit1286.4 MW
Zone 3 Load606.392 MW
Zone 3 Margin680.008 MW
Zone 3 AUVLS enabledNo
Electricity Ashburton34 MW
Marlborough Lines27.9 MW
Buller Electricity2.7 MW
Network Tasman72.116 MW
Alpine Energy Ltd62.45 MW
Mainpower50.3 MW
Orion358.894 MW
Westpower9.62 MW
Updated:
Top South Island Load Data
GZ 9 Real Time VSAT Limit313 MW
GZ 9 Load110.716 MW
GZ 9 Margin202.284 MW
GZ 9 AUVLS enabledNo
Marlborough Lines27.9 MW
Buller Electricity2.7 MW
Network Tasman72.116 MW

Latest Zone Load Graphs

Zone 3 Load (Upper South Island)

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GZ 9 Load (Nelson)

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Historical Zone Load Peaks

Top 10 now reflects Winter daily peaks.
Zone 3 LoadDate
1067.96719/08/2019 07:45
1056.50206/08/2019 08:00
1055.99205/06/2019 13:40
1054.83519/06/2019 07:50
1053.68527/06/2019 08:00
1052.24428/06/2019 07:55
1051.20705/08/2019 08:05
1046.61906/06/2019 07:45
1044.61313/08/2019 07:45
1041.99620/06/2019 08:15
GZ9 LoadDate
249.35626/06/2019 10:25
248.97719/06/2019 19:05
247.72205/06/2019 14:00
246.50801/08/2019 10:20
244.90702/08/2019 09:15
244.72318/07/2019 10:15
244.18705/08/2019 10:30
243.96707/08/2019 10:15
243.36601/07/2019 19:20
243.14420/06/2019 11:10