Power Plants in New Zealand

New Zealand has 43 utility-scale power plants in operation, with a total capacity of 6674.6 MW.

Name Capacity Type Other Fuel Commissioned Owner
Arapuni 192.0 MW Hydro 1929 Mercury Energy
Aratiatia 78.0 MW Hydro 1964 Mercury Energy
Atiamuri 74.0 MW Hydro Mercury Energy
Aviemore 220.0 MW Hydro Meridian Energy
Benmore 540.0 MW Hydro Meridian Energy
Clyde 432.0 MW Hydro 1992 Contact Energy
Cobb 32.0 MW Hydro 1914 Trustpower
Coleridge 39.0 MW Hydro Trustpower
Hai Nui 7.0 MW Wind Genesis Energy
Highbank 29.0 MW Hydro 1984 Trustpower
Huntly (CC) 403.0 MW Gas 2007 Genesis Energy
Huntly (steam) 500.0 MW Coal Genesis Energy
Huntly (unit 6) 60.0 MW Gas 2004 Genesis Energy
Karapiro 96.0 MW Hydro 1947 Mercury Energy
Kawerau 100.0 MW Geothermal 2008 Mercury Energy
Mahinerangi 36.0 MW Wind 2007 Trustpower
Manapouri 800.0 MW Hydro Meridian Energy
Maraetai 352.0 MW Hydro Mercury Energy
Matahina 60.0 MW Hydro 1967 Trustpower
Mill Creek 59.8 MW Wind 2014 Meridian Energy
Nga Awa Purua 138.0 MW Geothermal 2010 Mercury Energy
Ohaaki 122.0 MW Geothermal 1984 Contact Energy
Ohakuri 106.0 MW Hydro 1961 Mercury Energy
Ohau A 688.0 MW Hydro Meridian Energy
Paerau and Patearoa 12.0 MW Hydro 2011 Trustpower
Patea 32.0 MW Hydro 1984 Trustpower
Piripaua 42.0 MW Hydro 1943 Genesis Energy
Rotokawa 34.0 MW Geothermal 2000 Mercury Energy
Te Apiti 90.75 MW Wind 2004 Meridian Energy
Te Huka Binary 28.0 MW Geothermal 2010 Contact Energy
Te Rapa 44.0 MW Gas Contact Energy
Te Uku 64.4 MW Wind 2010 Meridian Energy
Tekapo 179.0 MW Hydro Genesis Energy
Tuai 60.0 MW Hydro 1929 Genesis Energy
Waipapa 54.0 MW Hydro 1961 Mercury Energy
Waipori 83.0 MW Hydro Trustpower
Wairakei 132.0 MW Geothermal Contact Energy
Waitaki 90.0 MW Hydro Meridian Energy
West Wind 142.6 MW Wind 2009 Meridian Energy
Whakamaru 98.0 MW Hydro 1956 Mercury Energy
Whirinaki 155.0 MW Oil 2011 Contact Energy
White Hill 58.0 MW Wind 2007 Meridian Energy
mokai 112.0 MW Geothermal 2000 Mercury Energy

Data Information

This data is a derivitive set of data gathered by source mentioned below.

Data Sources

Global Energy Observatory/Google/KTH Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm/Enipedia/World Resources Institute/database.earth