Waitaha power

Westpower recently sent a newsletter to all its West Coast consumers explaining the application to the Department of Conservation for a run of river hydro-electric generation station on the Waitaha River. Westpower chairman MIKE NEWCOMBE outlines the benefits of the proposed scheme.


As set out in our newsletter, it is important that you are aware of Westpower’s proposal and understand how it will benefit the region. Most importantly the Waitaha power station can provide critical support in the event of a major seismic event or in times of national emergency. Waitaha will provide resilience for the network […]