Meridian Energy Limited is engaged in the business of generation, trading and retailing of electricity, and the sale of complementary products and services. The Company operates through three segments: Wholesale, Retail and International. The Wholesale segment includes activity associated with its New Zealand generation of electricity and its sale into the wholesale electricity market; purchase of electricity, and development of renewable electricity generation opportunities. The Retail segment includes activity associated with retailing of electricity and complementary products through its two brands: Meridian and Powershop in New Zealand. The International segment includes activity associated with its generation of electricity and sale into the wholesale electricity market; retailing of electricity through the Powershop brand in Australia, and licensing of the Powershop platform in the United Kingdom. The Company supplies electricity to power homes, businesses and farms.