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 Limit1063.9 MW
Zone 3 Load516.171 MW
Zone 3 Margin547.729 MW
Zone 3 AUVLS enabledNo
Electricity Ashburton32.7 MW
Marlborough Lines31.7 MW
Buller Electricity-0.1 MW
Network Tasman68.795 MW
Alpine Energy Ltd50.15 MW
Mainpower48.3 MW
Orion285.277 MW
Westpower4.7 MW
Updated:
Top South Island Load Data
GZ 9 Real Time VSAT Limit253 MW
GZ 9 Load108.435 MW
GZ 9 Margin144.566 MW
GZ 9 AUVLS enabledNo
Marlborough Lines31.7 MW
Buller Electricity-0.1 MW
Network Tasman68.795 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
993.17918/05/2018 07:55
969.67514/05/2018 17:55
963.57915/05/2018 17:50
930.16210/05/2018 07:55
919.61311/05/2018 08:10
874.48913/05/2018 17:55
865.92520/05/2018 17:50
829.69812/05/2018 18:00
1002.89816/05/2018 17:55
1001.75917/05/2018 07:50
GZ9 LoadDate
225.61917/05/2018 18:15
220.80415/05/2018 17:50
219.54718/05/2018 08:10
219.40610/05/2018 18:05
216.19916/05/2018 17:50
215.7114/05/2018 08:10
213.96511/05/2018 08:10
196.30712/05/2018 18:00
194.4520/05/2018 17:50
192.43613/05/2018 17:55