New Zealand Energy Statistics: September 2007 quarter revised

Embargoed until 10:45am  –  14 January 2008

Highlights

In the September 2007 quarter:

  • Total electricity generation fell 4.5 percent compared with the September 2006 quarter.

In the September 2007 year:

  • Total electricity generation fell 0.8 percent compared with the September 2006 year.
  • Hydro and wind generation fell 7.1 percent and thermal generation fell 0.9 percent.
  • Gas production increased for the first time in a September year since 2001.
  • The amount of crude petroleum produced was the largest for any quarter since records began in 1986.
  • Diesel deliveries increased again – they've increased every September year since 1996

Graph, Electricity Generation by Type.

Geoff Bascand 5 December 2007
Government Statistician ISSN 1178-0312