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 Limit1250 MW
Zone 3 Load581.884 MW
Zone 3 Margin668.116 MW
Zone 3 AUVLS enabledNo
Electricity Ashburton44.9 MW
Marlborough Lines30.4 MW
Buller Electricity0.6 MW
Network Tasman70.623 MW
Alpine Energy Ltd72.65 MW
Mainpower58.8 MW
Orion302.068 MW
Westpower13.88 MW
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Top South Island Load Data
GZ 9 Real Time VSAT Limit307.5 MW
GZ 9 Load114.323 MW
GZ 9 Margin193.177 MW
GZ 9 AUVLS enabledNo
Marlborough Lines30.4 MW
Buller Electricity0.6 MW
Network Tasman70.623 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
1034.54522/06/2018 08:10
1034.02325/07/2018 09:35
1033.44606/06/2018 17:50
1033.43104/07/2018 08:20
1032.90729/06/2018 09:10
1032.46118/06/2018 17:25
1030.29527/07/2018 09:25
1029.79802/07/2018 17:40
1029.23211/07/2018 09:40
1028.83130/05/2018 08:05
GZ9 LoadDate
244.13807/06/2018 09:30
241.00708/06/2018 08:15
240.80427/06/2018 17:45
240.62104/07/2018 09:30
239.96428/06/2018 17:55
239.60821/06/2018 08:55
239.31505/07/2018 10:45
238.85703/07/2018 18:05
237.97530/05/2018 09:55
237.33329/06/2018 10:00