Mixed ownership model company

Meridian Energy Ltd (Meridian) is New Zealand's largest state-owned electricity generator, supplying one third of the nation's power. It generates electricity entirely from renewable resources. Meridian owns and operates nine hydro-electricity power stations and three wind farms. Its customer base comprises of the Rio Tinto Alcan New Zealand Limited Tiwai Point Aluminium Smelter (40%), business and rural customers (36%) and residential customers (24%).

Meridian also have off-shore investments comprising of wind farms in Australia and Antarctica and a solar plant in California, USA.

Check the Meridian Energy Ltd website for the latest financial information.


Key Company Information

Entity Form State-owned enterprise
Established 1999
Head Office Wellington
Primary Legislation State-Owned Enterprises Act 1986
Companies Office No 938552 (Companies Office website)

Key documents

SOE disclosure