Meridian Energy are a nationwide retailer of electricity across multiple channels to businesses, farms and residential customers through Meridian and their online electricity retailer Powershop.
Meridian Energy are the largest electricity generator in New Zealand and the most significant contributor to the Governments target of 90% renewable generation by 2025. Meridian Energy have developed ten wind farms in Australia and New Zealand, including the worlds first wind farm at Ross Island Antarctica. Meridian Energy are also guardians of some of New Zealands most iconic hydro assets, including Manap_uri which is located in a world heritage site.
Meridian Energy are listed on the New Zealand and Australian stock exchanges and is approximately 51% owned by the New Zealand Government. As of 30 June 2014, We were 85% owned by New Zealanders or New Zealand fund managers. The Meridian Group employs approximately 800 full-time-equivalent employees and we have headquarters in New Zealand and offices in Australia.
Meridian Energy supply electricity nationwide, from major cities Auckland, Hamilton, Wellington, Christchurch, & Dunedin to the holiday destinations Tauranga, Rotorua, Taupo, & Hawkes Bay and from the farming regions of Taranaki, Manawatu & Wanganui to the southern lakes of Nelson & Queenstown.