24 Jan 2014

Vector gains gas, power customers

1:48 pm on 24 January 2014

Lines company Vector added 2,212 electricity customers in the six months ended December, taking total electricity customer numbers to 541,444, a rise of 0.8 percent on a year earlier.

However, the amount of electricity it distributed fell 1.2 percent compared with the same six months in 2012.

The company said it added 1363 new gas customers, taking total gas customers to 158,315, and distributed nearly 1 percent more gas.

The number of smart meters it installed rose more than 36 percent to nearly 600,000, the company said.