Meridian Energy is the largest renewable energy generator in New
Zealand operating seven hydro stations and three wind
farms across New Zealand. With the majority of their
generation operations located in the South Island, Meridian is
a significant contributor to the South Island economy, supporting
essential energy supplies to business and domestic users.
Tekapo Chain Dam Safety Reviews
Management and coordination of consultants and Meridian
maintenance staff to undertake annual Dam Safety Reviews as part of
Meridians statutory requirements. This involved shutting various
structures down to enable inspections and assessment (2007/8).
Management of the concept design and feasibility stage of the
North Bank Tunnel Project. The project involved the construction of
a 30km tunnel through the hills adjacent to the Waitaki River, and
hydro-electric power station at Black Point (2009/10).
Manapouri Power Station
Business case, concept design and tender management of the
proposed Manapouri Power Station Penstock Relining Project.
The project involved shutting down each 180m penstock at a
time and relining each with a spray-on gunite material to improve
hydraulic efficiency and to remove the risk of damage to the