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  •   Home > News > Business

    Concerns over a potential electricity shortage this evening have been averted

    Concerns over a potential electricity shortage this evening have been averted


    Power companies responded quickly to a Transpower Customer Advice Notice ... as electricity demand soared at peak time

    The notice was issued about 4pm, advising there was insufficient generation in the system - to meet the expected peak evening demand.

    Transpower Chief Executive Alison Andrew says demand has been higher than predicted, and there's less wind generation available.

    But she says producers quickly boosted generation to help make up for the shortfall

    © 2022 Newstalk ZB, NZCity

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     Today's News

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    Rugby:
    A clean bill of health for the All Blacks' sick bay patients 5:29

    Entertainment:
    Kim Kardashian is "very supportive" of Pete Davidson's decision to attend therapy 21:50

    Entertainment:
    Ben Affleck's house is for sale for $30 million 21:20

    Law and Order:
    A search continues for missing Waikanae Beach man 21:19

    International:
    The Loop: Defence royal commission interim report released, Donald Trump invokes the Fifth Amendment, and Spider-Man turns 60 21:09

    Entertainment:
    Normani has "real life s*** going on in [her] personal life" 20:50

    Entertainment:
    Raymond Briggs has died at the age of 88 20:20

    Entertainment:
    Olivia Wilde has won her custody battle against her ex Jason Sudeikis 19:50

    Entertainment:
    Anne Heche's son is advocating for her in hospital 19:20


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